About Us

SHOBODE, Mutaleeb Ayodele, MD.

MBBS (Ib), Msc anatomy (lagos), MHE, ChM Tr &Ortho, FWACS, FMC Orthopaedics.

Spine Unit, Department of Clinical Services, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dala, Kano, Nigeria.

Web address: mutaleebshobode.com

Email: mutaleebshobode@nohkano.gov.ng, mutaleebahmad@yahoo.com;

 

 

EDUCATION

 

  • Qualification obtained: ChM Trauma and Orthopaedics. 2020

University of Edinburgh, UK

  • Qualification obtained: Certificate in Leadership and Management in Health. Professional Development. December, 2017

University of Washington, USA.

 

  • Qualification obtained: Masters in Health Economics, 2017

Bayero University Kano, Nigeria.

  • Qualification obtained: MSc Anatomy (Distinction), 2010/2011.

            Master of Science anatomy, University of Lagos, Nigeria.

 

  • Qualification obtained: B; B.S. October 2002.                                                                                                     

Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery, University of Ibadan College of Medicine, Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

  • Qualification obtained: SSCE, June 1994.

Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, St Joseph Secondary School, Lagos.                                   

 

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/ FELLOWSHIPS  

                                                                                                                                                     

  • West Afrıcan College of Surgeons (FWACS) –           2014
  • Medical College of Orthopaedics (FMC Ortho) –           2015
  • AO Spine                                                 –         2015

 

 

FELLOWSHIP TRAININGS

 

  1. Complex Spine Deformity/Scoliosis Fellowship: Twin Cities Scoliosis/Spine Center, Minneapolis, USA. 2020
  1. Complex Spine Deformity/Scoliosis Fellowship: FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital, Pantang, Ghana. May to August 2019. Prof. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei
  1. Spine Fellowship: AO Spine/ Medicabil Hospital, Bursa, Turkey. May to July 2015. Prof Ufuk Aydinli and Prof. Omer Faruk Bilgen.
  1. Spine/Arthroplasty Fellowship: Taipei Veterans General Hospital/ National Yao-Ming University, Taipei/ Taiwan International Healthcare Training Centre, Taipei, Taiwan. September to November, 2013. Prof Wei-Ming Chen.
  1. Spine/Arthroplasty Fellowship: Soundarapandian Bone and Joint Hospital, Chennai, India. June to August 2013. Drs. Sivamurugan, Ravisubramaniam, Prakash

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY, RESEARCH & TRAINING

  • National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dala, Kano, Nigeria

Position: Attending (Consultant) Orthopaedic Surgeon – Spine Surgery and Arthroplasty. January 2016 – till date.

  • Bayero University Kano, Kano, Nigeria

Lecturer, Department of Anatomy

December 2016 – till date.

 

  • National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos, Nigeria.

            Department of Orthopaedics                                                                                                                                      

            Position: Post Fellowship Senior registrar (Oct.2014 – Aprıl 2015) 

  • National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos, Nigeria.

            Department of Orthopaedics                                                                                                                                      

            Position: Senior registrar (2011 – 2014) 

 

  • Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria.

Department of Surgery (General Surgery, Urology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery and Anaesthesia)

Position: Registrar (2010 – 2011)

  • National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos, Nigeria.

            Department of Orthopaedics  

            Position: Registrar (2008 – 2010)

  • Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria.

Department of Accident and Emergency                                                                                                                                    

      Position: Casualty Officer (2007 – 2008)

  • Royal Salvation Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.                                                                                                           

            Position: Medical Officer (2005 – 2007)

  • Government House Clinic, Jalingo, Taraba State, Nigeria.                                                                   

            Position: Medical Officer of Health (2004 – 2005)

  • University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.                                                                                                                     

            Position: House Officer (2003 – 2004)

 

 

 

DISSERTATIONS

 

The Effects of Flutamide, Cissus Populnea and Panax Ginseng on the Accessory Organs of Reproduction of Prepubertal Male Sprague-Dawley Rats.

 

Early Outcomes of Operative Management of Traumatic Humeral Shaft Fractures in Adults at the National Orthopaedic Hospital Igbobi, Lagos

The Relationship between the Severity of Low Back Pain and Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Degeneration on Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Radiographic and MRI Appearances of Tuberculous Spondylitis in Patients with and without HIV/AIDS.

PUBLICATIONS

 

 

  1. Management of Acute Traumatic Spine Injury: The Dala Experience.
  2. Outcome of Management of Tuberculous Spondylitis: A 5 year Review of 162 cases.
  3. The use of Pedicle Screws and Rod as Lateral Body Mass Screws to improve stability of Interbody Cage in Anterior Decompression: A case series.
  4. Treatment of Severe Tuberculous kyphosis using 540 degrees Spinal Reconstruction with Fibular Strut Graft: A case report.
  5. Management of Cervical Spondylosis and spondylotic Myelopathy at The National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dala, Kano.
  6. Spinal Tuberculosis – current management approach

 

 

MEMBERSHIP OF ASSOCIATIONS & PROFESSIONAL BODIES           

  • Member: Anatomical Society of Nigeria. 2018
  • Member: Nigerian Spine Society (NSS). 2016 Till Date.
  • Member: West African Spine and Scoliosis Society (WASSS). 2016 till Date.
  • Member: North American Spine Society, 2016
  • Member: Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN). May 2015 till date.
  • Fellow: AO Spine, 2015
  • Member: Eurospine, 2015.
  • Fellow: Medical College of Orthopaedics, 2015.
  • Fellow: West African College of Surgeons, October 2014.
  • Member: European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy, May 2015.
  • International Affiliate Member: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, April 2013.
  • Member: SICOT, July 2012.
  • Member: Nigeria Medical Association.                                                                                                    
  • Member: Nigeria Orthopaedic Association.                                                                                                 

 

 

WORKSHOPS /COURSES & CONFERENCES                 

 

  • 42nd Annual General Meeting/ Scientific Conference, Nigeria Orthopaedic Association (NOA), Kano. November, 2019.
  • SRS Webinar for Professionals – Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Transition from Paediatric to Adult Care. October 26th, 2019
  • Eurospine Annual meeting. Helsinki, Finland. October 16th – 18th, 2019.
  • AOTrauma Webinar – Changing Concepts in Treatment of Pilon Fractures. October 14th, 2019.
  • AOTrauma Webinar – Paediatric Condylar and Epicondylar Fractures of the Elbow. 11th October, 2019.
  • SRS Live Webcast Lunchtime Symposium – Importance of Sagittal Contour in the Young and the Old. Montreal, Canada. September 18th, 2019.
  • AOSpine Advanced Webinar—Trauma of the upper Cervical Spine. Zurich, Switzerland. 22nd August, 2019.
  • AOSpine Principles Course – The Basics of Spine Surgery. Abuja, Nigeria. August, 2019.
  • AOSpine Masters Webinar – Craniovertebral Junction. Rome, Italy. July 25th, 2019
  • Eurospine Diploma/ Education Week. Geneva, Switzerland. July, 2019.
  • Nigerian Spine Society, Inaugural Scientific Conference. Lagos, Nigeria. July 11th to 13th, 2019.
  • NSpine Main Conference 2019. London, United Kingdom. July 1 – 3, 2019
  • The Value of Predictive Analytics in Adult Spine Deformity- A Webinar for Professionals.  Scoliosis Research Society. 15th June 2019.
  • 20th Dubai International Spine Conference, Dubai, UAE. April, 2019.
  • ArabSpine Course Diploma, Dubai, UAE. April, 2019.
  • 3rd AOSpine Advanced Level Live-Tissue Course – Complications Management (CASE) DAY 1. Istanbul, Turkey, March 2019.
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada. USA. March 2019
  • 41st Annual General Meeting/ Scientific Conference, Nigeria Orthopaedic Association (NOA), Lagos. November, 2018.
  • 53rd Annual Meeting and Course, Scoliosis Research Society. Bologna, Italy. October, 2018.
  • Eurospine Annual meeting, Barcelona, Spain. September, 2018
  • 12th AOSpine Advanced Level Live-Tissue Course – Complications Management in Spine Access Surgery. Strasbourg, France. September, 2018.
  • AOSpine Principles Course – Spinal Trauma, Degenerative Diseases and Infections, Owerri, Nigeria. August, 2018
  • Eurospine Diploma/ Education Week. Strasbourg, France. June, 2018.
  • Eurospine Spring Specialty Meeting. Vienna, Austria. April 2018.
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana. USA. March 2018.
  • SSA Medtronic Spine Cadaveric Workshop. Medical and Surgical Skills Institute, Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana. 22nd to 23rd January, 2018.
  • EUROSPINE Critical Appraisal of the Spine Literature, the Fundamentals, Toulouse, France. January, 2018.
  • 14th Basic Clinical Biomechanics in Orthopaedics Course, The Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK. December, 2017.
  • Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechanics Course, Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, University of Leeds, UK. December 2017.
  • 40th Annual General Meeting/ Scientific Conference, Nigeria Orthopaedic Association (NOA), Asaba. November, 2017
  • DePuy Synthes/ Johnson and Johnson Instructional course on Degenerative Spine Disease/ Cadaveric Workshop, Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria. November 2017.
  • AOSpine Advanced Symposium – Quandaries in the Management of Spinal Pathologies. Cardiff, UK. November 10 – 11, 2017.
  • AOSpine Advanced Symposium – The Cervical Spine: Degenerative Diseases and Trauma. Riga, Latvia. November 2 – 3, 2017.
  • West African College of Surgeons (Faculty of Surgery) 2nd Training of Examiners. Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 15th to 16th October, 2017.
  • AO Spine Advanced Course: Anterior Spine Surgery and Approaches, Innsbruck, Austria. September 2017.
  • Global Spine Congress, Milan, Italy. May, 2017
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting. San Diego, California, USA. March 2017.
  • AO Spine Course, Davos, Switzerland. December, 2016.
  • Good Clinical Practices Course, Davos, Switzerland. December, 2016.
  • 39th Annual General Meeting/ Scientific Conference, Nigeria Orthopaedic Association (NOA), Abuja. November, 2016
  • Zimmer-Biomet Revision Knee Instructional Course, Abuja, Nigeria. November, 2016.
  • Zimmer-Biomet Primary Knee Instructional Course, Abuja, Nigeria. November, 2016.
  • Eurospine Annual meeting, Berlin, Germany. October, 2016
  • 37th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress, Rome, Italy. September, 2016.
  • Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty Utrecht. Instructional Course on Elbow Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty. Utrecht, the Netherlands. July 2016.
  • World Forum for Spine Research and Global Spine Congress, Dubai, April 2016.
  • 38th Annual general Meeting/ scientific Conference, Nigeria orthopaedic Association (NOA), Akure, Ondo, Nigeria. Nov. 2015
  • AO Spine Principles Course: Everything you always wanted to know about Thoracolumbar Spine Basics. Nijmegen, the Netherlands, Oct. 2015.
  • AO Trauma Advanced Principles of Operative Fracture Management. Ljubljana, Slovenia Oct 2015.
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. March 2015.
  • AO Trauma Peri-prosthetic Fracture Course. Leeds, U.K. February, 2015.
  • AO Trauma Hand Fixation Course, Leeds, U.K. October, 2014.
  • Basic Principles of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Lagos, Nigeria. August, 2014.
  • FOCOS Spine Deformity Workshop, Lagos, Nigeria. August, 2014.
  • AO Spine Principles Course, Windhoek, Namibia. June 2014.
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana. USA. March 2014.
  • AO Spine Principles Symposium – Cervical Spine, Barcelona, Spain. February 2014.
  • Health Management and Ethics Course, West African College of Surgeons. Ibadan, Nigeria. January 2014.
  • Spine Surgical Skills Course, Lagos, Nigeria. December 2013.
  • Intensive Revision Course in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Dala, Kano, Nigeria. November 2013.
  • AO Trauma Seminar – Paediatric Orthopaedic Challenge and Recent Advances. Hong Kong. October 2013.
  • AO Trauma Principles of Operative Fracture Management, Chennai, India. August 2013.
  • Cadaveric Workshop on Lumbar Microdiscectomy, Conventional Discectomy and Lumbar Pedicle screw Instrumentation. Bangalore, India. August 2013.
  • 3rd INDO – US Shoulder Arthroscopy Course and Workshop, Coimbatore, India. August 2013.
  • IGOF Course on Trauma and Joint Replacement, Vishakhapatnam, India. August 2013.
  • Advanced Arthroplasty Course, Modular Hips, Bangalore, India. July 2013
  • Cadaveric Primary knee Arthroplasty Course, Bangalore, India. July 2013.
  • 11th Calicut Ortho Course, Kozhikode, Kerala, India. July 2013.
  • International Advanced Arthroscopy Course, AthroChennai, India. June 2013.
  • Intensive Revision Course of the Faculty of Orthopaedics, National Postgraduate Medical College; Lagos, Aug –Sept 2012.
  • Research Methodology in Medicine Course, Lagos, Nigeria. August 2012
  • World Forum for Spine Research, Helsinki, Finland. June 2012.     
  • Manuscript Writing Workshop of the West African College of Surgeons, Abuja, Nigeria. May 2012.
  • Update Course of the West African College of Surgeons, Zaria, Nigeria. September 2011.  
  • Update Course of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria. March 2011.
  • Introduction to Basic Surgical Skills Course of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons, Lagos, Nigeria. February 2010.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria. 2008.                                              

 

LECTURES

 

  1. Tribology and Biomaterials in Orthopaedics. West African College of Surgeons Revision Course in Orthopaedics. Kano, Nigeria. September, 2017.
  1. Principles of Prosthesis and Orthosis Fitting. West African College of Surgeons Revision Course in Orthopaedics. Kano, Nigeria. September, 2017.
  1. Gait and Clinical Biomechanics. West African College of Surgeons Revision Course in Orthopaedics. Kano, Nigeria. September, 2017.
  1. Fractures around the Elbow. West African College of Surgeons Revision Course in Orthopaedics. Kano, Nigeria. September, 2017.
  1. Classification of Scoliosis/ Adolescent Idiopathic Thoracolumbar Scoliosis. West African College of Surgeons Revision Course in Orthopaedics. Kano, Nigeria. September, 2017.
  1. Management of Spinal Cord Injury. West African College of Surgeons Revision Course in Orthopaedics. Kano, Nigeria. September, 2017.
  1. Natural History of Adult Scoliotic Spine. DePuy Synthes Pre-conference Workshop on Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disease, Asaba, Nigeria. November 2017.
  1. Principles of Decompression in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: DePuy Synthes Pre-conference Workshop on Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disease, Asaba, Nigeria. November 2017.
  1. Assessment of Spino-pelvic Balance: DePuy Synthes Pre-conference Workshop on Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disease, Asaba, Nigeria. November 2017.
  1. Faculty Member/ Instructor: DePuy Synthes Cadaveric Workshop on Approaches to the Spine, Spine Instrumentation and Decompression. Asaba, Nigeria. November, 2017.

 

 

AWARDS/ EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

 

  1. Secretary, Local Organising Committee: Nigerian Orthopaedic Association AGM/Scientific Conference, Kano 2019.
  2. Managing Editor: Dala Journal of Orthopaedics. May 2016 till date.
  3. President. Association of Resident Doctors, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria. 2012 to 2013.
  4. Head. Anatomy Demonstrators’ Forum. Department of Anatomy, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 2000 Till 2002.
  5. Anatomy Demonstrator. Department of Anatomy, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 1998 Till 2002.
  6. News and Quiz Editor. DOKITA Editorial Board, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 2001 to 2002.
  7. Member, THE FORUM. College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 1998 to 2002.
  8. Information and Internal Affairs Minister. Alexander Brown Hall, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 2001 to 2002.
  9. The Director. Academic Committee. Alexander Brown Hall, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 2001 to 2002.
  10. Treasurer, Football Club. Alexander Brown Hall, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 2001 to 2002
  11. Member, Quiz Team. Alexander Brown Hall and College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 2000 to 2002.

 

 

INTERESTS

 

  • Spinal Surgery: Degeneratıve Spıne; Spıne Deformıty (Paediatric and adult spine); Spıne Trauma; Spine Infectıon and Tumour
  • Arthroplasty;
  • Trauma.
  • Kinesiology and Spine/Joint Biomechanics
  • Basic Medical and Clinical Research.
  • Health Care Management.
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