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Dr. Abimbola Ayodeji Abolarinwa is first female Urologist in Nigeria. She grew up in a monogamous and humble family. Her father was a General Surgeon in the Air Force and her mum a practicing lawyer, both successful in their respective careers and as parents to their children.

She started her primary education at Air Force Primary School, Kaduna. And then went ahead to Air Force Girls Military School, Jos for her secondary education and then she got admission into the University of Ibadan (UI) to study physiology. In her second year she switched to study medicine.

Her decision to study medicine and further train as a surgeon was influenced by her father who often recounted tales of his experiences at work with his children and occasionally took them to his work place.

Her medical career started in 2004 after graduating from University of Ibadan. She worked as a Medical officer for 2 years before she commenced her residency training at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.

In 2013 she became qualified to practice as a Urologist and emerged as the first female Urologist in Nigeria. She’s currently working as a Urologist in the Department of Surgery of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, (LASUTH) Ikeja.

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