Adetokunbo
Oyelese
MD, PhD, FAANS
Surgical Director, Comprehensive Spine Center, and Director, Neurosurgical Trauma and Spinal Disorders, Rhode Island Hospital

Primary Location

Neurosurgery Foundation
593 Eddy Street
Rhode Island Hospital Ambulatory Patient Center (APC) 6
Providence, RI 02903
401-793-9128
401-444-2661

Adetokunbo Oyelese, MD, PhD, FAANS is the director of spinal disorders for the Department of Neurosurgery and the surgical director for the Comprehensive Spine Center at Rhode Island Hospital. He is board certified by The American Board of Neurological Surgery and specializes in complex spinal disorders. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and the assistant program director of the neurosurgery residency program at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. His research interests lie in understanding repair and plasticity within the spine and spinal cord.
 
His practice includes patients with trauma to the spine. He also has a special interest in the management and treatment of complex degenerative diseases of the spine, including spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, and spinal deformity, as well as treatment of tumors arising from the spine and spinal cord. He offers patients cutting-edge surgical techniques such as minimally invasive spine surgery, artificial disc replacement surgery and Cyberknife stereotactic radiosurgery for tumors involving the spine and spinal cord.
 
Dr. Oyelese earned his medical and doctoral degrees from Yale University School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor medical society. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at Stanford University and fellowship training at the Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders.

Specialties

Neurosurgery

Areas of Expertise

Brain Tumors
Complex Spinal Disorders
General Neurosurgery
Hydrocephalus
Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Education

Medical School:Yale University School of Medicine
Residency:Stanford University School of Medicine
Fellowship:Cedars Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles CA

Publications

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