Dr. Olajire Idowu, MD

Dr. Olajire Idowu, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
71 y/o
(1)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Olajire Idowu, MD is a pediatric surgery doctor who practices in Oakland, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

Pediatric Surgical Associates

744 52nd St Ste 4100

Oakland, CA 94609
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 17% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 11% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
12

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Umbilical Hernia
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Baptist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Chldns Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Loma Linda University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Idowu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Idowu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Idowu to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Idowu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Idowu accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Good Samaritan Hospital
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Regional Medical Center - San Jose
225 N Jackson Ave
San Jose, CA 95116
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John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
747 52nd St
Oakland, CA 94609
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