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Urania Ihenacho

Urania Ihenacho MBBS

Profession:
Ophthalmologist
Subspecialty:
Cornea
Job Title:
CONSULTANT OPHTHALMOLOGIST, HEAD OF CORNEA AND ANTERIOR SEGMENT DEPARTMENT
Medical School:
AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA
Residency Program:
WEST AFRICAN POSTGRADUATE COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
Location:
Kaduna, Nigeria
Society:
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Contact Information:
SSQ11 NATIONAL EYE CENTRE
Kaduna
Nigeria 800001
Phone: +2348036873770
Email: uihenacho@yahoo.com

I OBTAINED A BACHELOR OF MEDICINE, BACHELOR OF SURGERY (MBBS) DEGREE FROM THE PRESTIGIOUS AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY IN 1983. I DID MY RESIDENCY PROGRAM UNDER THE WEST AFRICAN POSTGRADUATE COLLEGE OF SURGEONS AND OBTAINED A FELLOWSHIP IN OPHTHALMOLOGY IN 1993 HENCE THE POST-NOMINAL, FWACS. I HAVE BEEN A CONSULTANT OPHTHALMOLOGIST FROM 1993 TILL DATE. IN 1995 I PROCEEDED TO INDIA FOR MY SUBSPECIALTY TRAINING IN CORNEA & ANTERIOR SEGMENT AT THE ARAVIND EYE HOSPITAL & POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL COLLEGE, MADURAI TAMIL NADU STATE. I OBTAINED MY SUBSPECIALTY IN 1997. IN 2001, I OBTAINED A 2éme DEGREE IN FRENCH LANGUAGE FROM ALLIANCE FRANÇAIS, KADUNA. IN 2002, I BECAME AN INTERNATIONAL MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AND IN 2008, A MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF REFRACTIVE SURGERY OF AAO. IN 2006, I BECAME AN EXAMINER OF THE WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS TILL DATE. IN 2012, I BECAME A VISITING CONSULTANT AT USMAN DANFODIO UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, SOKOTO, NIGERIA. I HAVE ATTENDED MANY MANAGEMENT WORSHOPS AS WELL AS COURSES FOR HEALTH ADMINISTRATORS IN THE COURSE OF MY CAREER. I AM A MEMBER OF THE OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA AND A FACULTY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY BOARD MEMBER OF THE WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. IN ADDITION, I TEACH VARIOUS CADRE OF HEALTH WORKERS (RESIDENTS, AND PARAMEDICS). PRESENTLY I AM THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORNEA & ANTERIOR SEGMENT OF THE NATIONAL EYE CENTRE, KADUNA.

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