Olayinka Adegbehingbe


 
Biography
Dr. Olayinka Oladiran Adegbehingbe is a Nigerian Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon. After graduating in Medicine at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife, he completed his residency in Orthopaedics and Trauma at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile Ife. His clinical practice is in Paediatric Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Oncology. Dr. Adegbehingbe is actively involved in research on the Ponseti Clubfoot treatment, Birth Trauma, and Radiation Effects & Environmental Factors in cancer.
 
In 2009, Dr. Adegbehingbe co-ordinated the first Ponseti International Clubfoot Workshop in West Africa. He helped translate Global HELP’s 3rd Edition of the manual “Clubfoot: Ponseti Management” to Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa languages for use in Nigeria. He co-ordinates the Nigerian Clubfoot Project and West African Ponseti Clubfoot Projects. He is also the co-ordinator of Nigerian & West African Clubfoot Study Group. He has established Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment Programs at University Teaching Hospital Ado Ekiti, Federal Medical Centre, Ido Ekiti, and Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile Ife.
 
In addition to all of this, Dr. Adegbehingbe has taught the Ponseti Clubfoot Casting technique in Nigeria, Cameroun, and Sierra Leone. He has spoken in many national and international meetings. He has supervised post=graduate research projects on Clubfoot and designed graphic artwork on Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment.
 
To contact:
Dr Olayinka O Adegbehingbe
Obafemi Awolowo University
College of Health Sciences
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology
Ile Ife, Osun State
Nigeria
Mobile: +234-8130568808
E-Mail: olayinkaadegbehingbe@yahoo.co.uk