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Dr Olufemi Oluwole Olowookere

Consultant Family Physician


Consultant Family Physician, Family Medicine Department and Geriatric Centre, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State. Nigeria


ChiefTony Anenih Geriatric Centre
University College Hospital
PMB 5116
Oyo State

Telephone: +2348023422410


 Dr Olowookere did his clinical and residency assessment training programme at West African College of Physicians and University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State and Liverpool school of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK.Dr Olowookere currently works at the Geriatric Centre, University college Hospital, Ibadan.

 He is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians.  Dr Olowookere is member of both the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council and Associate member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist.

 Key research/capacity building interests

Research Interests

  • General Care of the Elderly
  • Sleep in the Elderly
  • Orthopaedics in the Elderly
  • Metabolic Diseases in the Elderly


  • Quality Health Care
  • Evidence Based Medicine

Key methodological skills

  • Quantitative research and Qualitative research
  • Intervention Study

Current/planned research

  • Magnitude and risk factors of metabolic bone diseases among elderly patients with chronic liver diseases presenting to university college hospital
  • Physical functionality and self- rated health status of adult patient with knee osteoarthritis presenting in a primary care clinic
  • Prevalence and factors associated with insomnia among elderly patients attending the geriatric centre in Nigeria
  • Spiromerty for early detection of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a primary care setting