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.
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.
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 a 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
MD. PhD. Yale University School of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine, Neurosurgery
Cedars Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles CA, Spinal Disorders
The American Board of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Norman Prince Spine Institute
Director, Spinal Surgery Division
Awards & Memberships
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor medical society, Yale University School of Medicine