Dr. Obafemi received his initial medical training at the University of Ife in Nigeria. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and occupational medicine at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago and a fellowship in Medical Toxicology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He has a strong background interest in General Internal Medicine with particular interest in the care of the diabetic patient and management of chronic heart failure.
He currently specializes in the management of the poison patient, drug overdose, adverse drug reactions, work related diseases and injury.
Dr. Obafemi’s interests outside of medicine include fishing and community outreach programs.
|Undergraduate||Obafemi A Wolowo University(university of Ife) (1984)|
|Medical School||Obafemi A Wolowo University(university of Ife) (1987), Medicine|
|Graduate School||University of Illinois at Chicago (1994), Public Health|
- Chelation therapy
- Heavy metal poisoning
- Occupational asthma
- Work-related diseases and injury
Mir A, Obafemi A, Young A, Kane C Pediatrics 2011 Dec 128 6 e1622-7
Young AC, Schwarz E, Medina G, Obafemi A, Feng SY, Kane C, Kleinschmidt K Am J Emerg Med 2011 Jul
Ellis C, Gamble G, Hamer A, Williams M, Matsis P, Elliott J, Devlin G, Richards M, White H N. Z. Med. J. 2010 Jul 123 1319 25-43
ACS patients in New Zealand experience significant delays to access cardiac investigations and revascularisation treatment especially when admitted to non-interventional centres: results of the second comprehensive national audit of ACS patients.
Ellis C, Devlin G, Elliott J, Matsis P, Williams M, Gamble G, Hamer A, Richards M, White H N. Z. Med. J. 2010 Jul 123 1319 44-60
Doraiswamy VA, Biboa J, Obafemi A, Goldschmid M South. Med. J. 2010 May 103 5 474-6
- American College of Medical Toxicology (2010)
- American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2010)
- North American Academy of Clinical Toxicologists (2010)
- American College of Physicians (2008)