Abimbola O. Famuyide, M.B.B.S.

  1. Gynecologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Abimbola (Ola) Famuyide, MBBS, is Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Rochester, Minnesota and a minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon. He holds appointments in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the Department of Surgery at Mayo Clinic and has examining privileges in Clinical and Translational Science at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in London, United Kingdom. Dr. Famuyide is an Editorial Board member of the Green Journal and the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, an Academic Editor of PLOS ONE, Editor-in-Chief for SASGOG Pearls of Exxcellence, President-elect of the Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology and serves as a board examiner for the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed manuscripts, abstracts, letters and non-peer reviewed articles in journals including the Harvard Business Review. His areas of interest include outcomes research in abnormal uterine bleeding and obstetric safety.

  1. Gynecological surgery
  2. Hysteroscopy
  3. Minimally invasive surgery
  • Minimally invasive gynecological surgery
  • Office hysteroscopy
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Obstetric safety
  1. 2018
    CertificateWhitney MacMillan Physician Leadership Business Academy
  2. 2002
    Resident - Obstetrics and GynecologyMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 1998
    Internship - Family MedicineUniversity of Wisconsin
  4. 1993
    Resident - Obstetrics & GynecologyCentral Sheffield Hospital
  5. 1989
    Resident - General PracticeDuro Soleye Hospital
  6. 1986
    InternshipUniversity of Ibadan, University College Hospital
  7. 1985
    MD - MedicineUniversity of Ibadan, University College Hospital

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Contributions as a member of the MN Medical Faculty License TeamMayo Clinic Excellence Through Teamwork Award
  2. 2017
    Recognized ReviewerAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  3. 2016
    Recognized ReviewerThe Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  4. 2016
    Outstanding ReviewerAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  5. 2016
    Outstanding ReviewerThe Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  6. 2016
    OB Nest - A Novel Approach to Prenatal Care (2nd Prize Paper)Obstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
  7. 2016
    America's Top Doctors (ranked top 1% of Ob/Gyn Physicians in the US)Castle Connolly
  8. 2016
    Top 10% Peer Reviewer among 1,219 refereesObstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
  9. 2015
    Central Prize Award for Best PaperCentral Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  10. 2015
    Top 10% Peer Reviewer among 1,144 refereesObstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
  11. 2014
    Top 10% Peer Reviewer among 1,420 refereesObstetrics & Gynecology (Green Journal)
  12. 2011
    MacMillan ScholarshipOffice of Leadership and Organization Development, Department of Education Administration
  13. 2011
    Charles S. Field Award - Awarded by the graduating residents to those consultants who inspired by their commitment to excellence, teaching, diligence and humanityMayo Clinic
  14. 2011
    Best Poster Presentation AwardAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  15. 2011
    Donald F. Richardson Memorial Scientific Prize Paper AwardAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
  16. 2011
    Best Doctors in MinnesotaBest Doctors in Minnesota - Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  17. 2009
    America's Top Doctors (ranked top 1% of Ob/Gyn Physicians in the US)Castle Connolly
  18. 2009
    The Young Investigator AwardCentral Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  19. 2009
    Donald F. Richardson Memorial Scientific Prize Paper AwardAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
  20. 2008
    Charles S. Field Award- Awarded by the graduating residents to those consultants who inspired by their commitment to excellence, teaching, diligence and humanityMayo Clinic
  21. 2008
    Jerome J. Hoffman Award Postgraduate Prize Paper (3rd place)American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  22. 2005
    Charles S. Field Award- Awarded by the graduating residents to those consultants who inspired by their commitment to excellence, teaching, diligence and humanityMayo Clinic
  23. 2005
    Inducted as FellowRoyal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
  24. 2004
    Charles S. Field Award- Awarded by the graduating residents to those consultants who inspired by their commitment to excellence, teaching, diligence and humanityMayo Clinic
  25. 2003
    Excellence in Teaching Recognition - Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyMayo Clinic
  26. 2002
    The Elizabeth Ann Harris Award For Excellence in Clinical Research in the Field of Obstetrics and Gynecology as a FellowMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  27. 2001
    LM Randall Travel Award for Outstanding PerformanceAwarding Organization
  28. 1998
    Wyeth Award for Best CREOG scores for 3 consecutive yearsAwarding Organization
  29. 1985
    Division of Surgery ScholarAwarding Organization
  30. 1974
    Government ScholarAwarding Organization

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberSearch Committee for President of MCHS
  2. 2020 - present
    Elected Member, Governing CouncilAmerican Gynecological & Obstetrical Society
  3. 2020
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Ophthalmology Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  4. 2020
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Medicine Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  5. 2020 - present
    Task Force ChairCenter for Regenerative Medicine Strategic Task Force - Independent Multidisciplinary Practice
  6. 2020 - present
    Qualifying Examination CommitteeAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  7. 2020 - present
    President ElectThe Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  8. 2019 - present
    Member, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  9. 2019 - present
    Member, Department of Surgery Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  10. 2019
    Chair, President of Platform Search CommitteeMayo Clinic Enterprise
  11. 2019 - present
    Board MemberThe Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  12. 2019
    Chair, Special Appeals CommitteePersonnel Committee
  13. 2019 - present
    Member, Executive CommitteeCenter for Regenerative Medicine - Independent Multidisciplinary Practice
  14. 2019
    Chair, Special Appeals CommitteePersonnel Committee
  15. 2019
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Radiology Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  16. 2019
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Radiation Oncology Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  17. 2019 - present
    Board of DirectorsThe Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG)
  18. 2019
    Chair, Special Appeals CommitteePersonnel Committee
  19. 2019
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Family Medicine Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  20. 2019 - present
    MemberEnterprise Taskforce for Research Engagement of Departments/Divisions
  21. 2018 - present
    Task Force MemberThe Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG)
  22. 2018
    Member, Search Committee for Division of General Internal Medicine Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  23. 2018
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Anatomy Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  24. 2018 - present
    Active FellowAmerican Gynecologic & Obstetrical Society (AGOS)
  25. 2018 - present
    Board of Trustees MemberRonald McDonald House
  26. 2018
    Site Visit AdvisorThe Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG)
  27. 2018 - present
    Nominating Committee MemberThe Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG)
  28. 2017
    Chair, Search Committee for Department of Cardiovascular Medicine Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  29. 2017
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Emergency Medicine Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  30. 2017
    ChairEnterprise Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion Search Committee
  31. 2016
    Chair, Special Appeals CommitteePersonnel Committee
  32. 2016
    Member, Search Committee for Dermatology Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  33. 2016
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Medicine Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  34. 2016 - present
    MemberSurgical and Procedural Committee
  35. 2016 - present
    ChairOB/GYN Specialty Council, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  36. 2016 - present
    MemberThe Council of University Chairs of Obstetrics and Gynecology (CUCOG)
  37. 2016 - present
    ChairOB/GYN Executive Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  38. 2016 - present
    MemberSurgical Services Surgical and Procedural Committee, Department of Surgery
  39. 2016 - present
    MemberDepartment Chairs
  40. 2016 - present
    MemberMedical Department Chairs Forum
  41. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberProgram Committee, Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  42. 2015
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Immunology Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  43. 2015
    Member, Search Committee for Anesthesiology Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  44. 2015 - 2018
    MemberCentral Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Scientific Program Committee
  45. 2015
    Chair, Special Appeals CommitteePersonnel Committee
  46. 2014
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Neurosurgery Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  47. 2014
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  48. 2014 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Enterprise Chaperone Policy Task Force
  49. 2014
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  50. 2014
    Member, Search Committee for Children's Center Director SearchPersonnel Committee
  51. 2014
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Neurology Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  52. 2014
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Physiology Biomedical Engineering Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  53. 2014 - present
    MemberThe Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  54. 2014
    Member, Search Committee for Department of Orthopedic Chair SearchPersonnel Committee
  55. 2014 - 2020
    MemberPersonnel Committee
  56. 2014 - 2015
    LeaderChildren's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety
  57. 2014 - present
    MemberMinnesota Department of Health Steering Committee on Ebola Ethics and Response
  58. 2014 - present
    PresidentContinental Gynecologic Society
  59. 2013 - present
    MemberAccess Executive Subcommittee
  60. 2013 - 2016
    MemberSurgical Practice Chairs Forum
  61. 2013 - 2016
    MemberOutpatient Practice Subcommittee
  62. 2013 - 2016
    MemberMortality Case Review Subcommittee
  63. 2013 - present
    MemberSociety of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  64. 2012 - present
    Chair and OrganizerClinical Practice Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  65. 2012 - present
    Chair and OrganizerClinical Practice Executive Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  66. 2012 - 2016
    MemberPractice Chairs Forum
  67. 2012 - present
    ChairPeer Review Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  68. 2011 - 2014
    Chair and OrganizerMidwest Integration, ObGyn Specialty Council, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  69. 2011 - 2016
    Vice ChairOB/GYN Specialty Council, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  70. 2011 - 2014
    Chair and CoordinatorOb/Gyn Master Planning
  71. 2011 - 2014
    MemberRMH Surgical Space Master Planning Committee
  72. 2011 - 2012
    ChairIntegration Task Force, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  73. 2011 - present
    Oral ExaminerAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  74. 2009
    MemberKnowledge Content Board - Women's Health/Obstetrics & Gynecology, AskMayoExpert
  75. 2009
    MemberChartless Steering Group, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  76. 2009 - present
    Expert ConsultantAskMayoExpert
  77. 2009 - present
    Board of DirectorsContinental Gynecologic Society
  78. 2007 - 2009
    Inaugural ChairpersonPractice and Quality Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  79. 2006 - 2008
    MemberWomen's Health Executive Subcommittee
  80. 2006 - present
    MemberContinental Gynecologic Society
  81. 2005 - present
    FellowRoyal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
  82. 2005 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  83. 2004 - 2007
    Inaugural ChairpersonQuality & Safety Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  84. 2004 - 2007
    Departmental LiaisonMayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  85. 2004 - 2008
    MemberClinical Practice Quality Oversight Subcommittee
  86. 2004 - 2008
    MemberSurgical Quality Assessment and Improvement Subcommittee
  87. 2004 - present
    MemberOB/GYN Executive Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  88. 2003 - present
    Active MemberCentral Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  89. 2003 - 2008
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  90. 2003 - 2004
    Secretary GeneralAmerican Representative Committee, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
  91. 2003 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  92. 2002 - present
    MemberObstetrics Administrative Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  93. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  94. 2001 - 2004
    Board MemberAmerican Representative Committee, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
  95. 2001 - 2002
    Administrative Chief ResidentResidency Program, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  96. 2001 - 2002
    Continuing Medical Education Course DirectorAmerican Representative Committee, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
  97. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  98. 1992 - present
    MemberRoyal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
  99.  
    MemberMinority & Cross Cultural Affairs Committee, Minnesota Medical Association

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