Dr. Oluwamayowa Familua, MD

Dr. Oluwamayowa Familua, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Oluwamayowa Familua, MD is a general surgery specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

Dunamis Surgical Centers

1250 E Cliff Dr Ste 5A

El Paso, TX 79902
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 92% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Familua'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Familua "My philosophy is that I am treating a human being and I deem it a privilege not to be taken lightly. You are entrusting me to care for you and I will do so with the highest degree of respect and dignity. At Dunamis Surgical Center PLLC, we provide compassionate, patient-centered care utilizing the most advanced minimally invasive procedures available to minimize complications and maximize patient outcome."

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

93  Conditions Treated


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41  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Ibadan / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Edinburgh. United Kingdom
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Royal college of Surgeons in Ireland and Great Britain
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Texas Endosurgery Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Familua has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Yoruba

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Dr. Familua's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Familua to family and friends
112 total reviews (43 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (112)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Familua's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (43)

I first saw dr. Familua in the hospital and was very sick so he dealt with my husband . He was always very professional and at the same time very empathetic and compassionate to us during a very difficult time.
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Dr. Familua is an excellent surgeon. I highly recommend him to anyone I hear that is having surgery.
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Dr. Familua and his staff are very helpful and courteous.
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I have been with Dr Familua since 2015 and have been very pleased and so appreciative of his compassion and care. He is a wonderful and very good doctor. Wish we had more like him.
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Really nice staff, really clean
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