Professor Samuel Ohaegbulam was born at Eziama Obiato in IMO State. He had a brilliant Secondary School education at National High School Arondizuogu from where he gained admission to Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha. He successfully completed the Higher School Certificate Course in 1961, winning the “best all round student award”, the College prizes for Zoology and Physics, and the Principal’s commendation for excellence. Professor Ohaegbulam studied Medicine at Cairo University (1962-1967) and obtained the MB, BCh with Honours, grade “Very Good” and Distinctions in 9 of 13 subjects. He was the President of the Nigerian Students Union in Egypt (1963-1966). His postgraduate education was in the United Kingdom (1968- 1974), where he had his neurosurgical training at the Hurstwood Park Hospital, Hayward’s Heath, Sussex and the Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, which was the neurosurgery department of St George’s Medical School where he was privileged to train with the Prototype CT scanner. Additional microsurgery training and research were obtained at the Henry Ford Hospital Detroit Michigan USA. His qualifications include FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (England), FICS, FWACS. FMCS and Certificates in Micro-neurosurgery, Skull base surgery, Stereotactic surgery, Spine Surgery and WHO Certificate in Medical Education & Curriculum.
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