Dr Isaac Smalle
Surgeon Specialist, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone
- KGHP Board Member
Dr. Isaac Olufemi Smalle is a surgeon specialist working with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation in Sierra Leone. He completed his medical education at the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone in 2008. After some years of working as a Medical Officer in rural areas of Sierra Leone he proceeded to the University College Hospital, Ibadan Nigeria where he did his residency training in Surgery.
He returned to Sierra Leone in 2017 and established a surgical oncology clinic at Connaught Hospital. In 2019 he commenced an MPhil/PhD in Global health research at King’s College London where his research interest is understanding the health seeking behaviours of patients with surgical illnesses in Sierra Leone. He is a lecturer in Anatomy and Surgery at the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone where he serves as Acting Chair of the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences. He is a member of the regional committee of the West African College of Surgeons on Surgical, Obstetrics and Anaesthesia plans for West Africa and a Member of the African Perioperative Research Group.