Ayodeji B. Otegbeye, MBBS, a Pediatrician with UF Health Leesburg Hospital & Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

Get to know Pediatrician Dr. Ayodeji B. Otegbeye, who serves patients throughout the State of Florida.

Dr. Otegbeye, better known as “Dr. O”, is the President and Founder of Pediatrics Intensive Care Specialists (CFPICS) and Night Lite Pediatrics Urgent Care (NLP) in Orlando, Florida, USA.  NLP is a premier innovative Pediatric Urgent Care outfit with 13 locations in Florida. It is the biggest Pediatric Urgent Care outfit in Florida which has revolutionized the emergency care delivery process for children.  

He has been the Medical Director of the Pediatric Hospitalist Program at UF Health Leesburg Hospital since 2006. Specializing in pediatric critical care with special skills and interest in pulmonary medicine, he can also be found on staff at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Advent Health for Children also in Orlando.

UF Health Leesburg Hospital, formerly known as Leesburg Regional Medical Center and acquired by University of Florida Health in January 2020, has been serving the health care needs of the Leesburg community for more than 55 years. The mission of UF Health is “to promote health through outstanding and high-quality patient care; innovative and rigorous education in the health professions and biomedical sciences; and high-impact research across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical investigation.”

Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is a 158-bed pediatric hospital in Orlando, Florida, United States. It is part of Orlando Health, and is supported by the Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation. Advent Health for Children is a 198-bed pediatric hospital in Orlando, Florida, United States. It is part of the Adventist Health System. 

Among his various roles, Dr. Otegbeye is the President of GlobalMed Consulting, as well as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. Prior to his current endeavors, he was the Medical Director of Children’s Medical Services in the Central Florida Region (Orange, Seminole, Osceola, and Brevard Counties) from 2004 until 2019.

Dedicated to his profession, the doctor is triple board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics, which is an independent, nonprofit organization whose certificate is recognized throughout the world as a credential signifying a high level of physician competence. In addition, he is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, which is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

A 1980 graduate of the University of Ibadan, College of Medicine in Nigeria, Dr. Otegbeye relocated to the United States to further his education. He completed his residency in internal medicine / pediatrics and his fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. 

Among his professional affiliations, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well as a member of the American College of Physicians and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends people be under pediatric care up to the age of 21. As a pediatrician, Dr. Otegbeye provides medical care to people ranging in age from newborns to young adults. He is trained to examine, diagnose, and treat children with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses through all their developmental stages, as they grow and mature. 

Recognized in Orlando Magazine as one of Central Florida’s “Best” Pediatric Physicians, Dr. Otegbeye is passionate about the care of children with special needs and medical mission trips to developing nations.

Learn More about Dr. Ayodeji B. Otegbeye:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1008346-Ayodeji-Otegbeye-Pediatrician, through UF Health Leesburg Hospital, https://www.centralfloridahealth.org/provider-directory/providers/ayodeji-otegbeye-md/ or trhough Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, https://www.arnoldpalmerhospital.com/physician-finder/ayodeji-b-otegbeye-md

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