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Dr. Sunday Nnamdi Okonkwo




Lecturer I


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About Dr. Sunday Nnamdi Okonkwo

Dr Okonkwo is a Lecturer I in the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calabar and a Consultant Ophthalmologist/Oculoplastic Surgeon at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. He joined the services of the University in 2014 as Lecturer. Dr Okonkwo holds a MBBS degree awarded by the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria in 2003. He is a Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Faculty of Ophthalmology. Finally, he was trained in field of ophthalmic plastic, orbital and reconstructive surgery for one year at the Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology under the Sponsorship of Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium in 2016. Dr Okonkwo has passion for medical education and research with special interest in eyelid, lacrimal and orbital diseases. An area in which he lectures undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has been a regular participant in many conferences, symposia, seminars and workshops, where he made both oral and poster presentations. He has published and co-published over ten articles in both local and international journals. Dr Okonkwo is also serving many Journal publishers as reviewer. He has served the University in other capacities including Acing Head of Department of Ophthalmology between 2018 till date and member, University of Calabar Senate, between 2018 till date. Dr Okonkwo is a member of many professional associations including Nigeria Medical Association, Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria and Oculoplasty Society of Nigeria and so on. He is happily married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateSt Francis Primary School, Otukpo, Benue State, Nigeria19811986
Senior Secondary School CeertificateSt. Francis College Otukpo Benue State19861992
MBBSUniversity of Benin, Benin City Nigeria19952003
FMCOPhNational Postgraduate Medical College Of Nigeria20062014
Certificate in ophthalmic plastic surgery Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology, Pakistan20172017

S/N Publication
Etim BA, Oraegbulam NH, Ibanga AA, Okonkwo SN. Perception of refractive errors and impact of corrective treatments on adult patients seen at a Tertiary health institution in South-South Nigeria. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research 2018: 27(11): 1 – 11.
Etim BA, Ibanga AA, Udoh MME, Okonkwo SN, Agweye CT, Utam UA, Eni EN. Eye care cadre utilization and knowledge about eye care professionals among university students in Calabar Nigeria. Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research 2018: 28(2): 1- 6.
Okonkwo SN, Afghani T, Akbar M, Manzoor A, Asif M. Bilateral orbital glial heterotopia: A rare case report. Oman J Ophthalmol 2018:11:288-90.
Megbelayin EO, Okonkwo SN, Vision 2020: Preferred sources of eye care amongst a semi-urban community in Nigeria. International Journal of Science and Research Methodology 2017: 7(3): 64 – 73.
Megbelayin EO, Nkanga DG, Ibanga A, Okonkwo SN. Pattern and Causes of Ocular Injuries in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. J Trauma Care 2016: 2(1): 1 – 5.
Megbelayin EO, Asana UE, Nkanga DG, Duke RE, Ibanga AA, Etim BA, Okonkwo SN. Refractive errors and spectacle use behavior among medical students in a Nigerian Medical school. British Journal of Medicines and Medical Research 2014: 4(13): 2381-2389.
Megbelayin EO, Asana EU, Nkanga GD, Duke RE, Ibanga AA, Etim AB, Okonkwo SN. Evaluation of Competence of Medical Students in Performing Direct Ophthalmoscopy. Niger J Ophthalmol 2014: 22: 73-7.
Megbelayin EO, Babalola YO, Kurawa MS, Opubiri I, Okonkwo SN. How satisfied are patients attending a Nigerian eye clinic in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital? International Archives of Integrated Medicine 2014: 1(4): 1-9.

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