Dr Oluyinka O. Olutoye is a world-renowned fetal and pediatric surgeon whose work hit the internet when he led a team of medical practitioners to perform surgery on a baby in utero at Texas Children’s hospital in the United States
It would be recalled that he was part of the team that carried out surgery on a baby in-utero in a Texas hospital in 2016.
According to the hospital’s statement, Dr. Olutoye, by his appointment, will lead one of the largest children’s hospital surgery departments in the world.
He is currently a Surgeon-In-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in the United States where he advances the success of the surgical services to help children around the world. He is also a professor and the E. Thomas Boles chair of pediatric surgery at The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine where he serves as the primary surgical liaison between Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the OSU College of Medicine
As well as his clinical expertise, he leads an established research program focused on the role of the inflammatory response in scarless fetal wound healing, in-utero correction of severe congenital malformations, and the early detection of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants.