2004 International Reunion Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
Dr. Oluyemi O. Badero MBBS, MD, FACC
Speciality: Invasive and Interventional Cardiology
Certifications: Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, A.B.I.M Cardiovascular Disease
Diplomate, A.B.I.M Interventional Cardiology
Hospitals of Practice & Teaching:
*Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
State University of New York Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, New York.
Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
*Associate Chief of Cardiology & Deputy Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.
Interfaith Hospital Brooklyn, New York.
*Chief of Cardiology
St John’s South Shore Episcopal Hospital, Far
University Hospital of Brooklyn, New York
New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York
Dr Oluyemi Badero obtained his first medical degree- MBBS from Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly University of Ife), Nigeria. He also worked in reputable hospitals in Nigeria before immigrating to the USA in 1988.
Dr. Badero received his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at SUNY Downsatate – Kings County Hospitals, Brooklyn, New York, where he also served as a Chief Resident.
He completed three separate Fellowship training programs in critical care medicine,Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional cardiology. The latter at Yale University Program, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Dr Badero is triple board certified making him one of a very few African Americans Specialists in his field.
Having completed and unprecedented nine consecutive years of post graduate training in the USA, he is a highly regarded in the filed of cardiology.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and an active member of many other professional organizations, including American Medical Association, National Medical Association, and Association of Black Cardiologists.
Dr Badero is a recipient of several awards and prizes for academic and scholastic excellence. He is widely published in several peer review journals and neighborhood magazines.
He was recently honored by the New York State Assembly (May 2003). The highest honor he has received to date was the citation given on him at the United States Congress.
However, the best and most cherished award (according to Yemi) that he has received so far is the Great Ife Alumni award for Excellence and Distinction in the fall of 2004.