Chief Neurosurgeon – Professor Samuel C. Ohaegbulam, MD

M.B, B.Ch (Cairo), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Eng), FWACS (W. Africa), FMCS (Nig), FICS

Samuel Ohaegbulam is Chief Neurosurgeon at Memfys Hospital. He graduated from Cairo University Medical School in 1967 with Honours, had his neurosurgical training in the United Kingdom including the famous Atkinson Hospital of St George’s Medical School, London. He had Microneurosurgery Training at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA and pioneered the neurosurgical service of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital. He joined the University of Nigeria as Lecturer 1 in 1974 and was promoted to full Professor in 1980. He was also Chief of Neurosurgery at the North West Armed Forces Hospital, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia from 1989 to 2001.

He held many positions in the University of Nigeria including, Head of Anatomy, Associate Dean of Medicine, Dean of Medicine and Deputy Vice Chancellor and Head of Enugu Campus of UNN.

He is the author of Geographical Neurosurgery, the First On-Line Book of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons USA as well as numerous Chapters in Books, Scientific Journals and Conference Proceedings. He is the Pioneer President of the African Federation of Neurosurgical Societies from 2007.

He has extensive experience in surgery of tumours of the brain and spinal cord and Spinal Surgery including Spinal Instrumentation.