Olufemi Idowu, MBBS, FWACS, FACS

2022 Innovator Award Recipient

Title: Professor & Consultant Neurosurgeon

Institution: Lagos State University Teaching Hospital


Dr. Olufemi Idowuaims to study the barriers to early diagnosis and treatment of childhood hydrocephalus in low & medium-income countries through quantitative and qualitative analyses. The goal is to guide policies that will improve access to neurosurgical services and decrease morbidity in patients with childhood hydrocephalus, especially in resource-challenged countries.