Dr. Olajire Idowu, MD

Dr. Olajire Idowu, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
71 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Olajire Idowu, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in pediatric surgery.

Pediatric Surgical Associates

744 52nd St Ste 4100

Oakland, CA 94609
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Idowu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Idowu's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  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

9  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.


  • 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
1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Idowu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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