Name: Dr. Chukwunenye Ugochukwu Celestine

E-MAIL: info@optimalhospitals.com, optimalspe@yahoo.com

Nationality: Nigerian

State: Imo

Local Government: Orlu

Autonomous Community: Eziachi

Marital Status: Married

Name of Spouse: Dr. (Mrs.) Adejoke A. Chukwunenye(F.W.A.C.P)

(Senior Consultant Paediatrician)

Number of Children: Two

1) Final Year Medical Student, National President, F.E.C.A.M.D.S

2) 4th Year Medical Student

Educational Background:

Schools Attended

St Paul’s Catholic Prymary School, Ebute-Metta, Lagos
Holy Cross Catholic Prymary School, Eziachi, Orlu
Baptist Academy, Lagos
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife
Educational and Professional Qualifications Obtained:

First School Leaving Certificate – Distinction
West African School Certificate-Grade One Distinction, Aggregate 7, 9As
B.Sc. (Hons) Health Sciences – Second Class Upper Division, GPA 4.06
F.W.A.C.S. (Part 1 Final), 1994, best candidate
F.M.C.O.G. (1995)
Academic Honours/Awards

Baptist Academy, Lagos, 1973-1977 Set, Roll of Honour Award Winner, Best Boy in School and W.A.E.C Examinations
Obafemi Awolowo University Scholarship Award winner 1978-1984

Working Experience:

He has worked in various public and private health institutions including Providence Hospital, Surulere, Motayo Hospital, Ikeja, Imperial Medical Centre, Ebute-Metta, Lagos University Teaching Hospital and Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife. He had a clinical attachment with a private clinic in Toledo, Ohio State, U.S.A in 1986. He became the Chief Medical Director/Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist of OPTIMAL SPECIALIST HOSPITALS LTD on January 1, 1997. A position he has held on till date.

Membership of Professional Bodies:

Member of Association of General and Private medical Practitioners of Nigeria, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Nigeria and Nigerian Medical Association, he is a past National President of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria and a past member of National Executive Council of the Nigeria Medical Association. He is also a past President, Association of Resident Doctors, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex.


He has written and published scientific papers.

Conferences/Workshops Attended:

He has attended many conferences and workshops including workshop on Health Resources Management and Zonal Security.

Extra-Curricular Activities:

A past Le President, Dolfak club, University of Ife, Ile-Ife, he enjoys good music, general interest reading, socio-philanthropic and religious activities. He is a past Chairman, Students Representative Body, Ife Medical Students Association. He is presently a Patron, IFEMED JOURNAL CLUB.

He has chaired many public and private functions. He has delivered many public lectures and is a regular commentator on topical issues in both electronic and print media. He has received several honours/awards from many religious and youth groups. He is a Senior Advocate of Youths (S.A.Y).

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