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Name

Prof. Anthony Martin Udosen

Department

Orthopaedic & Traumatology

Designation

Professor

Email

[email protected]


About Prof. Anthony Martin Udosen

Anthony Martin Udosen, an indigene of Ikot Eyem in Obot Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state of Nigeria was born in April 1960 and obtained his first school leaving certificate with a distinction in 1973 and an excellent result in the General certificate examinations in 1979. He proceeded to the University of Calabar where he obtained his Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBCh) in 1987 and subsequently bagged the Professional Fellowship in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (FMCOrtho) from the National Postgraduate College of Nigeria. He is also a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons FWACS as well as fellow of the international College of Surgeons. Prof Udosen is a fellow of the AO international and an active member of the world Orthopaedic and trauma Organization (SICOT). He teaches Orthopedic and Traumatology in the University of Calabar and was promoted to the rank of professor in 2010. He is a former head of both the academic and clinical aspects of that Discipline. Prof. Udosen is a Chief Consultant Ortho/Trauma surgeon to the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital since 1999 and a visiting consultant Surgeon and professor to the University of Uyo and University of Uyo Teaching Hospital in Nigeria. He was the head of the Accident and Emergency Division of the University of Calabar Teaching hospital from 2000 to 2009. Prof. Udosen is a former Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and a postgraduate examiner in Orthopaedics and trauma to the National Postgraduate College of Nigeria and the West African College of Surgeons. He has attended many courses and seminars locally and internationally. He teaches Advance Trauma Life support, Traumatology, Bone and joint injuries and infections, metabolic bone diseases, Wounds and wound management among others. He is a researcher and prolific writer with many publications in reputable journals to his credit. His major research interests are in the areas of Rural Traumatology, Low back pain and the development of indigenous Orthopaedic Appliances. His book publications include ‘Basic Principles of Emergency Management of Trauma’, ‘The Houseman’ and ‘Take Care of Your Bones’ among others. He is the current Chairman of the Post Graduate Committee of the Faculty and has supervised several postgraduate students at various levels. Prof. Udosen is a member of many professional associations including Nigeria Orthopaedic Association, Nigerian Medical Association, Association of Surgeons of Nigeria and many others. He is the founder of the Martin Udosen Education and Human Development Foundation, which caters for the holistic welfare of the less privileged in his community. He also co-founded the PRACTIMED Medicals that produces indigenous ortho-trauma wares. He is married with children. His hobbies include football, Christian music, evangelism, Philanthropy, reading and writing. His e-mail is [email protected] and [email protected] You can also reach him on his websites: Tonyudosen.com or martinudosenfoundation.com.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateSt Patrick's Primary School, Ikot Ukana, Obot Akara Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria19681973
WASC GCESt Columbanus's Secondary School, Ikwen, Obot Akara Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria19741979
MBBChUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19801987
Fellowship of the Medical College in OrthopaedicsNational Post Graduate Medical College, Lagos, Nigeria19901999
Fellow of the West African College of SurgeonsWest African College of Surgeons, Ibadan19952006

S/N Publication
Udosen, A. M. (2018). The Houseman: A hand book for Medical interns and practitioners. University of Calabar Press, Calabar, ISBN: 978-978-963-283-1
Otei, O. O., Ozinko, M., Ekpo, R., Udosen, A. M., & Amah, P. (2016). Augmented adipofascial flap for soft tissue cover of open tibial fractures: A case report. World Journ. of Research and Review, 2(6), 51-53.
Ngim, N. E., Ikpeme, I. A., Udosen, A. M., Enembe, O., & Iya, J. (2014). Profile of Congenital Anomalies in Calabar. Asian Journal of Medical Sciences, 4(1), 58-61.
Ngim, N. E., Udosen, A. M., Ikpeme, I. A., Enembe, O. C., Isiwele, E., & Aigbomian, E. (2013). Outcome of Internal Fixation in a Tertiary Hospital in a Developing Country: Need for a Paradigm Shift. Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 21, 2
Ngim, N. E., Etokidem, A. J., Ikpeme, I. A., & Udosen, A. M. (2013). Surgical site infections in clean orthopaedic operations: Experience from the Third World. Asian Journal of Medical and Clinical Science, 2(1), 30-32.
Ngim, N. E., Ikpeme, I. A., & Udosen, A. M. (2013). Treatment of Congenital Genu Recurvatum – A Preliminary Report. Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma, 12(1), 21–23.
Ngim, N. E., Ikpeme, I. A., & Udosen, A. M., Enembe, O., & Iya, J. (2013). Early outcome of treatment of congenital clubfoot using Kite’s Method – The need for review of treatment method! Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine, 12(1), 41–45.
Ikpeme, I. A., Ngim, N. E., Ilori, I., Oku, E., & Udosen, A. (2013). Prophylactic Wound Drainage in Orthopaedics: A Comparative Evaluation of Closed Suction Drainage versus No-Drainage in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital. Surgical Science, 4(5), 277-282. doi: 10.4236/ss.2013.45054.
Ikpeme, I. A., Mkpanam, N. E., Abang, I. E., Ngim, N. E., & Udosen, A. M. (2013). Impact of transportation policy on injury characteristics in a teaching hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Int J Burns Trauma, 3(4), 214–219, PMCID: PMC3828738.
Udosen, A. M., Ikpeme, I. A., & Ngim, N. E. (2013). Limb Salvage Procedure for Mangled Lower Extremities: How I do it. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, DOI: 314 http://dx.doi.org/10.4314%2Fgjpas.v19i1.13 %2Fg.
Ikpeme, I. A., Mkpanam, N. E., Abang, I. E., Ngim, N. E., & Udosen, A. M. (2013). Long Bone Non-Unions and Malunion: Risk Factors and Treatment Outcomes in Calabar, Southern Nigeria. Open Journal of Orthopedics, 3, 253-257. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojo.2013.36047.
Ngim, N. E., Ndifon, W., Udosen, A. M., Ikpeme, I. A., & Isiwele, E. (2012). Lower limb amputation in diabetic foot disease: Experience in a tertiary hospital in South South Nigeria. African Journal of Diabetes Medicine, 20(1), 13-15.
Ikpeme, I., Ngim, N. E., Udosen, A., Onuba, O., Enembe, O., & Bello, S. (2011). External jig-aided intramedullary interlocking nailing of diaphyseal fractures: experience from a tropical developing centre. Int Orthop, 35(1), 107-111.
Otei, O. O., Asuquo, M.E., Nwagbara, V. I. C., Udosen, A. M., & Out, A. A. (2010). Fasciocutaneous flap reconstruction of large incisional hernia from appendicectomy: A case report. International Journal of Tropical Surgery, 4(1), 41-43.
Ikpeme, I. A., Udosen, A. M., Ngim, N. E., Ikpeme, A. A., Amah, P., Bello, S., & Okpara, S. (2010). Footcare Practices among Nigerian Diabetics presenting with foot gangrene. African Journal of Diabetes Medicine, 18(2), 15-17.
Ngim, N. E., Onuba O, Udosen, A. M., & Ikpeme, I. A. (2010). Unreduced Anterior Shoulder Dislocation: Is Open Reduction beneficial to the patient? Journal of Orthopaedics, 7(2), 11.
Udosen, A. M., Etiuma, A. U., Efem, S. E. E., Essien, I. T., & Marwa, A. (2009). Trends in traditional methods of bullet extraction and their results in Calabar, Nigeria. Int J Tropical Surg., 3(1), 54-59.
Udosen, A. M., Inyama, M. A., Etiuma, A. U., Urom, S., Marwa, A., & Djunda, E. (2009). Non-Transfusion orthopaedic Surgery in complicated fractures among Jehovah’s witnesses in Calabar, Nigeria: Case report. The Int J. Orthop Surg., 11(2)
Etiuma, A. U., Bassey, O. O., & Udosen, A. M. (2009). Brown-sequard syndrome from assault stab knife injury to the chest (case Report). Int J Tropical Surg., 3(2), 54-59.
Ikpeme, I. A., & Udosen, A. M. (2009). Improvised irrigation and drainage system for the Lautenbach procedure. Int. J. Tropical Surg., 3(2), 54-59.
Etiuma, A., Bassey, O., Udosen, A. M., & Eshiet A. (2009). Cervico-thoracic impalement injury: Case report and literature review. African Annal of thoracic and cardio-vascular surgery; 4(1), 28-30
Ikpeme, I. A., Udosen, A. M., Ngim, N. E., & Amah, P. (2009). Autoamputation of the Foot following treatment of Leg Ulcer by Traditional Bonesetters. J. Orthopaedics, 5(4), 6.
Asuquo, M. E., Udosen, A. M., Ikpeme, I. A., Ngim, N. E., Otei, O. O., Ebughe, G., & Bassey, E. E. (2009). Cutaneous Squamous Cell Caricnoma in Calabar, Southern Nigeria. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 34(8), 870-873. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2230.2009.03243.x.
Udosen, A. M., Ngim, N. E., Etokidem, A., Ikpeme, I. A., Urom, S., & Marwa, A. (2009). Attitude and perception of patients towards amputation as a form of surgical treatment in the University of Calabar teaching hospital, Nigeria. African Health Sciences, 9(4), 254-257.
Udosen, A. M., Ikpeme, I. A., & Ngim, N. E. (2009). Traditional Bone Setting in Africa: Counting the cost. The Internet Journal of Alternative Medicine, 7 (1).
Udosen, A. M. (2009). Take care of your bone. University of Calabar Press, Calabar. ISBN: 978-220-280-0
Udosen, A. M. (2009). Basic principles of emergency management of acute trauma. University of Calabar Press. Calabar. ISBN: 978-220-288-6
Udosen A M., & Etokidem, A. (2008). The role of the media and Rural healthcare workers in the eradication of harmful Traditional Practices: The traditional bonesetters in focus. Global Journal of comm. Medicine, 1(1&2), 67-71
Ngim, N. E., Udosen, A. M., Ikpeme, I. A., & Ngim, O. E. (2008). Prospective Study of Limb Injuries in Calabar. The Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 8(2).
Udosen, A. M., & Essien, D. E. (2007). Producing Indigenous Orthopaedic Splints: The Nigerian initiative. Int J.Medical Technology, 4(1)
Udosen, A. M., Etiuma, A. U., Eshiet A. I., & Asuquo, M. A, (2007). Non-transfusion Surgery in Calabar, Nigeria: Our Experience in Twenty-Eight Major Surgeries. The Internet Journal of Third World Medicine, 5(2).
Odey, F. A., Umoh, U. U., Meremikwu, M. M., & Udosen, A. M. (2007). Potts Disease in Children and Adolescents in Calabar, Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases, 6(1)
Udosen, A. M., Ammah, P., & Etiuma, A. U. (2007). Metastatic malignant melanoma presenting as chronic Low back pain. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine.
Ikpeme, I. A., Udosen, A. M., Ngim, N. E., Oyo-Ita, A., & Ogbudu, S. O. (2007). Head Injury in Calabar. Nigerian Journal of Surgical Sciences, 17(1), 14 – 20.
Ikpeme, I. A., Udosen, A. M., Asuquo, M. E, & Ngim, N. E. (2007). Lightening Burns and Traditional Medical Treatment – Case Report. West African Journal of Medicine, 26(1), 53 – 54.
Ngim, N. E., & Udosen, A. M. (2007). Commercial Motorcyclists: Do they Care about Road Safety? Nigerian Medical Practitioner, 51(6), 110 – 113.
Udosen, A. M., Ikpeme, I. A., & Ngim, N. E. (2007). A Prospective Study of Spinal Cord Injury in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria: A Preliminary Report. The Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 5(1).
Udosen, A. M., Otei, O.O., & Onuba, O. (2006). The role of traditional bonesetters in Africa: Experience in Calabar, Nigeria. Annals of Afr. Med., 5(4), 170-173.
Udosen, A. M., Etiuma, A.U., & Otu, A.A. (2006). Chronic Foot Ulcer complicating a Traumatic Arteriovenous Fistula. Port Harcourt Med J., 1, 68-70.
Udosen, A. M., & Ogbudu, S. (2006). The Use of External fixators: Review of literature and Experiences in a Developing World. Nig. J. Med., 15(2), 115-118
Ngim, N. E., Udorroh, E. G., & Udosen, A. M. (2006). Acute Bilateral Anterior Shoulder Dislocation following Domestic Assault – Case Report. West African Journal of Medicine, 25(3), 256–257.
Udosen, A. M., Etiuma, A. U., Ugare, G., & Bassey, O. O. (2006). Gunshot injuries in Calabar, Nigeria: (An indication of increasing societal violence and police brutality). African Health Sciences, 6(3), 165-167.
Udosen, A. M., Glen, E., Ogbudu, S., & Nkposong, E. (2006). Incidence of leaving against medical advice (LAMA) among patients admitted at the Accident and Emergency unit of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Nig. Journal of Clinical Practice, 9(2), 122 -125
Ngim, N. E., Udosen, A. M., & Ikpeme, I. A. (2006). Review of Seventy Consecutive Cases of Limb Injuries in Calabar – The Role of Motorcyclists. Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma, 5(2), 38-40.
Udosen, A. M., Etiuma, A.U., Ugare, G. A., Akpan, S.G., & Bassey, O.O. (2005). Femoral Artery Aneurysm, a Complication of Traditional Bonesetting, (a case report). Nig. Journal of Surg., 11(2), 7-9.
Udosen, A. M., & Ugare, G. (2005). Generalized Tetanus Complicating lower limb fractures managed by Traditional bonesetters. Tropical Doctor, 35, 237-239.
Udosen, A. M., Ngim, O. E., & Etiuma, A. U. (2004). Exposure risk to HIV infection among Casualty staff; the UCTH experience. Nigerian Journal of Ortho/Trauma, 3(1), 39-41.
Udosen, A. M. (2004). The Role of Orthopaedic and Trauma Assistants in improving rural orthopaedic and trauma care: Annals of Afr. Med., 3(3), 150 -152.
Udosen, A. M. (2004). Tourniquet application: Does it Reduce Blood loss among children undergoing corrective osteotomy? Nigerian Journal of Ortho/Trauma, 3(2), 98-102.
Udosen, A. M., & Essien, D. (2004). Introducing the Inbed Spinal Traction kit for use on patients with Low back pain. Nigerian Journal of Ortho/Trauma, 3(1), 30-38.
Udosen, A. M., Ikpeme, I. A., Umo-Otong, U. E., & Opone, A. C. (2004). The Use of Pin-In-Plaster Technique in the Management of Complex Tibial Fractures, the Calabar experience. Nigerian Journal of Ortho/Trauma, 3(2), 163-169.
Udosen, A. M., Ikpeme, I. A., Etiuma, A.U., & Egor, S. (2004). Major Amputations at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Nigeria. Nig. J of Surg. Sc., 14(2), 60-63.
Eshiet, A. I., Udosen, A. M., Ilori, I. U., Ngim, O. E., & Akpan, S. G. (2004). Methods of Pain management by Traditional Bonesetters: Experiences in the South-South zone of Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Ortho/Trauma, 3(2), 17-184.
Udosen, A. M. (2004). Alternative medicine euphoria and a rising incidence of amputation among diabetic foot sufferers: a clinical observation. Nig J of Surg Research, 3-4, 144.
Udosen, A. M. (1999). The effect of Tourniquet on Postoperative wound Infection, Part II Dissertation to the Postgraduate Medical of Nigeria, 21-34.

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