Get to know Venerated Occupational Medicine Physician, Aboaba A. Afilaka Jr, who serves the population of California.
Dr. Afilaka’s career in medicine began after gaining his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery Degree from the University of Nigeria, College of Medicine. Upon relocating to the United States, he completed an internship at Monmouth Medical Center in New Jersey. He then served his Occupational Medicine residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, before undertaking his Internal Medicine residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in Bronx, New York. To keep up to date with the latest advances in his field, Dr. Afilaka remains a distinguished member of the American Medical Association and the New York Occupational Medicine Academy. He obtained board certification in Occupational Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
For his hard work and dedication to his speciality, Dr. Afilaka is a published author and the recipient of the Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs Award for Research. He credits his success to compassion, which allowed him to deliver the best possible patient care throughout his entire career. Dr. Afilaka has said about his work, “I believe that medical and surgical specialties seek curative outcomes; being an Occupational Medicine physician allows me to care for and educate members about injury prevention and to promote awareness of their work environment so they can work safely and effectively for themselves, co-workers, and the employer.” In his free time, Dr. Afilaka enjoys reading, as well as spending time outdoors biking, and hiking.
Dr. Afilaka is a highly trained and qualified occupational medicine physician with an extensive expertise in preventive medicine. Holding over three decades of experience in his field, Dr. Afilaka is currently serving patients within Kaiser Permanente, The Permanente Medical Group, and the Stockton Medical Offices – Occupational Health Center in Stockton, California. A highly active physician, he conducts research on various topics such as musculoskeletal disorders, smoking cessation, toxicity, and asbestos related diseases.
Occupational Medicine is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and remedy of diseases and injuries at work places. Occupational medicine Physicians maintain health and safety at occupational places.
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