EKERE, Prof. Aniekan

Born 28 th of January1957
in

Edem aya,ikot abasi

Prof.

EKERE

Aniekan

Professor Aniekan Udoh Ekere was born on the 28th of January 1957 in EdemAya, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State to the family of Sir (Obong) Gabriel Sampson Ekere and Mrs Anwanwa Gabriel Ekere. He is the first of nine children. Education: He attended the popular Regina Coeli Secondary School, Essene, Ikot Abasi, 1970-1974 to obtain the West African School Certificate O’ Levels and The School of Basic Studies, College of Technology, Calabar, 1974-1976 to obtain The University of Cambridge A’ Levels. After this he proceeded to College of Medicine, University of Lagos, 1976- 1981, where he obtained the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree. He commenced the post graduate training in surgery at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital in 1983, rising through the ranks to become a Senior Registrar in Orthopaedics and Trauma in May 1988. He completed the residency training in May 1990, being the first wholly institution trained resident in Surgery there to bag the fellowship of the National College of Surgeons of Nigeria (FMCS). 52 Medical Study Fellowships: Apart from many exposures in Nigeria, he did a trauma fellowship in Germany, powered by the AO/ASIF (Association for the Study of Internal Fixation) in 1996 at Abt. Fur Unfallhand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie Universitatsklinikum Ulm, Steinhovelstrasse 9, Ulm. In 2000, he proceeded to London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada for Spine Surgery exposure with a World Class Back Surgeon Dr Stewart Bailey. He also did an Interlocking Nail fellowship in Hospitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, Starsbourg Cedex, France, University Hospital in 2009, sponsored by Synthes. He also attended short sponsored causes in Davos Switzerland organized by the AO group. He successfully completed the Basic Trauma Course in 1996 and the Advance Courses in 1997 and 1998. He has been to several cities in four continents of the World for medical conferences. In 2010 he attended the Emergency Response training in the popular Tel Aviv Medical Centre, Tel Aviv, Israel. So he has quite some international exposure in his area of interest. Academic career and Leadership: Prof Ekere was first appointed Lecturer 1 in surgery, College of Health Sciences, UNIPORT in 1992. He was promoted Senior Lecturer in 2002 and the first full professor in Surgery (orthopaedics and Trauma) of this great institution in April 2009. He has done quite some pioneering work in the field of Orthopaedics and Trauma in Port Harcourt. His efforts with that of his colleagues have placed the University in the academic map of the world. He is the present Head of Department of Surgery in the University of Port Harcourt and The University of Port 53 Harcourt Teaching Hospital. He was a long serving member of the Housing Committee of the University, and presently a member of the Library Committee. Academic and Professional Service: Prof Ekere is an external examiner at MBBS (final) examinations to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife and University of Calabar, Calabar. He is also an examiner at the Part 1 & 2 levels of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. He has over the years been part of several accreditation panels to inspect centres for postgraduate training in surgery from the national college. He was the founding editor of the Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and trauma, 2002-2005, second editor of the Nigerian Health Journal, 2006-2009; and is still a member of a few editorial boards, and a reviewer for many national and international journals. Research career: Professor Aniekan Udoh Ekere is an avid researcher and has indeed had a fulfilling research career attested to by the number and quality of his research publications in various learned journals and his membership/fellowship of several professional/academic societies. Professor Aniekan Udoh Ekere has over 44 full length articles in various national and international journals, 4 short communication and letters to the editor. His area of interest has been in road trauma and trauma related deaths. But he has also done a lot of work in chronic and challenging Orthopaedic problems in our environment, and presented the first report in 54 Nigeria on total non cemented hip replacements in sickle cell patients. He and his colleagues also proposed a simple neck traction device for cervical problems named the “The Skin Traction Kit Cervical Collar hybrid Appliance”. He and his research group where the first in the world to report a malignant transformation from a chronic wound irritation in 3 years. He is currently an AO alumnus, Member of the Nigerian Medical Association, Member Nigerian Orthopaedic Association, Member International society of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeons (SICOT), Fellow National College of Surgeons of Nigeria, Fellow West African College of Surgeons, Fellow International College of Surgeons and Fellow Association of General Practitioners. He also has several excellence awards from in and out of Nigeria. Other Professional Responsibilities: He is the Medical Director, Rehoboth Specialist Hospital, Port Harcourt and Chairman, Christian Help International Foundation, a rural medical outreach ministry. Christian Leadership: Prof Ekere is a Christian leader in Nigeria. He is the General Overseer, Wings of Redemption Ministry, with branches in Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Lagos States. He is The River’s State Coordinator, Intercessors for Nigeria. He is a Life Member, Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International. He is a regular conference speaker in local and international Christian flora. He is an author of 4 Christian books; Pillars of Effective Prayers, Foundational Strongholds, Standing Strong in Your Night Seasons and Discipline: the key to Discipleship. 55 Private Life: Professor Aniekan Udoh Ekere is happily married to Mrs Pauline Aniekan Ekere and the marriage is blessed with 5 biological sons; Emmanuel, Paul, Aniekan, Daniel, Joshua and several other adopted sons and daughters. Professor Aniekan Ekere is a devoted, born again Christian of the Pentecostal inclination. He is a pastor and General overseer, Wings of Redemption Ministry. He is interested in watching soccer, plays squash rackets and table tennis when they are available.
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Mrs. Pauline Ekere
State of Origin: Akwa-Ibom State
Father's Name sir (obong) Gabriel Sampson Ekere
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name Mrs Anwanwa Gabriel Ekere
Mother's Status N/A

Has Six Sons and One Daughter
Emmanuel, Paul, Aniekan, Daniel and
Joshua

Profession Orthopedic Surgeon
Working Experience University of calabar treaching hospital , Md, Rehoboth specialist hospital , Lecturer,college of health science,Uniport , ssional Service: Prof Ekere is an external examiner at MBBS (final) examinations to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife and University of Calabar, Calabar. H , General Overseer, Wings of Redemption Ministry

Medical Director, Rehoboth Specialist Hospital, Rivers State; Consultant, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State; General Overseer, Wings of Redemption Ministry Inc. (WOREM CHURCH).

Member,Nigeria medical Association,
Member, Nigeria Orthopedic Association.
Nigerian Orthopaedic
Association, Member International society of Orthopaedic and
Trauma Surgeons (SICOT),
Fellow National College of
Surgeons of Nigeria, Fellow West African College of
Surgeons, Fellow International College of Surgeons and
Fellow Association of General Practitioners

Regina coeli secondary school 1970-19764,..school of basic studies,collecge of technology 1974-1976,..college of medicine university of lagos 1976-1981,..
Tertiary
N/A

PUBLICATIONS:

– Emergency Salvage of the “Threatened Foot.

– Simple Patterns and Definitive Treatments of Tibial Fractures: A Private Practice Experience in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

– The scope of extremity amputations in a private hospital in the south-south region of Nigeria. Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. 12. 225-8 (2002).

– Seleye-Fubara, D & Ekere, Aniekan. (2003). Pedestrian deaths resulting from road traffic accidents seen at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital–six-year review. Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. 12. 103-5.

– N Etebu, E & Ekere, Aniekan. (2004). Paediatric accidental deaths in Port Harcourt, Nigeria: a 10-year retrospective study. Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. 13. 140-3.

– D Seleye-Fubara, S & Ekere, Aniekan. (2004). Domestic accidental deaths in the Niger Delta Region, Nigeria. East African medical journal. 80. 622-6. 10.4314/eamj.v80i12.8778.

– Seleye-Fubara, D & Ekere, Aniekan. (2004). Vehicular Road Deaths in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: A Referral Centre’s Experience. Orient Journal of Medicine. 15. 10.4314/ojm.v15i1.29045.

– Ekere, Aniekan & Ibeanusi, Sydney. (2004). Pattern of Motorcycle Accident-Associated Injuries in Port Harcourt – A Hospital-Based Study. Orient Journal of Medicine. 15. 10.4314/ojm.v15i1.29044.

– Ekere, Aniekan & Chinenye, Sunday & Dodiyi-Manuel, A. (2004). The Diabetic Foot – A Review. Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma. 2. 10.4314/njotra.v2i1.29195.

– Ekere, Aniekan & Evans Yellowe, Bob & Umune, Steve. (2004). Surgical mortality in the emergency room. International orthopaedics. 28. 187-90. 10.1007/s00264-004-0548-z.

– Ekere, Aniekan. (2005). Proposal for lateral malleolar reconstruction in fibula loss proximal to the syndesmosis. Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. 14. 100-2. 10.4314/njm.v14i1.37146.

– Ekere, Aniekan & E Yellowe, B & Umune, S. (2005). Mortality patterns in the accident and emergency department of an urban hospital in Nigeria. Nigerian journal of clinical practice. 8. 14-8.

– Ekere, Aniekan & E Yellowe, B & Bob-Yellowe, E & Dodiyi-Manuel, A. (2006). Pattern and management approach of diabetic foot disease in a developing country. Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. 14. 272-5.

– Egbe, MB & Ekere, Aniekan. (2006). A review of the orthopaedic complications of stroke. Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma. 6. 10.4314/njotra.v6i1.29279.

– U E Adiela, V & Ekere, Aniekan & E Yellowe, B & Echem, Richard & Omodu, O. (2006). Slow, gradual external fixator distraction in acquired ankle and foot contracture. Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. 15. 432-6. 10.4314/njm.v15i4.37264.

– Ekere, Aniekan & E Yellowe, B & Echem, Richard. (2007). Conservative management of tuberculous spondylitis in a developing country. Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. 14. 386-9. 10.4314/njm.v14i4.37193.

– Adotey, JM & Jebbin, NJ & Ekere, Aniekan. (2007). Gunshot injuries in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Port Harcourt Medical Journal. 1.10.4314/phmedj.v1i1.38847.

– Ibeanusi, Seb & Ekere, Aniekan. (2007). Epidemiology of open tibial fractures in a teaching hospital. Port Harcourt Medical Journal. 1.10.4314/phmedj.v1i3.38876.

– Ekere, Aniekan & Echem, Richard. (2008). Dual implant application in the treatment of aseptic femoral shaft nonunions–case series. West African journal of medicine. 27. 117-9.

– N R Jaja, B & Didia, Blessing & Ekere, Aniekan. (2008). Rotation of spinal curvatures of patients with structural scoliosis. West African journal of medicine. 27. 111-3.

– Ekere, Aniekan & B Eze, C & Ebirim, Longinus. (2008). A report of two cases of uncemented total hip replacement in patients with sickle cell disease. Nigerian journal of clinical practice. 11. 257-9.

– Ekere, Aniekan & Ndubuisi, Chika. (2008). Characteristics of In-patient Deaths in a Private Health Facility. Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma. 7. 10.4314/njotra.v7i2.29329.

– Ekere, Aniekan & Ndubuisi, Chika. (2009). Ortho-trauma deaths in a private hospital: A 7-year review with lessons learnt. West African journal of medicine. 28. 56-7.

– Ekere, Aniekan. (2009). Skin traction kit cervical collar hybrid appliance: A treatment option in cervical injuries. West African journal of medicine. 28. 347.

– Ekere, Aniekan & U Adiela, V & M Kejeh, B. (2010). Malignant Change in Chronic Irritation: A Case series. West African journal of medicine. 29. 38-40. 10.4314/wajm.v29i1.55949.

– Echem, Richard & Eyimina, P.D & Adiela, V.U & Ekere, Aniekan. (2010). Infant femoral fracture from babysitter fall. Port Harcourt Medical Journal. 4. 10.4314/phmedj.v4i3.60843.

– Ekere, Aniekan & Amah, Edwinah. (2014). Staff Benefits and Organizational Performance. A Study of Private Hospitals in Rivers State. Nigeria.. IOSR Journal of Business and Management. 16. 24-28. 10.9790/487X-16232428.

watching soccer,squash and table tennis

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