Gbolahan Okubadejo MD FAAOS
Board-certified and fellowship-trained, New York orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gbolahan O. Okubadejo, M.D. specializes in the treatment of degenerative spinal disease, spinal deformity, and cervical, lumbar, and thoracic conditions.
Dr. Okubadejo earned his undergraduate degree at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Okubadejo completed a spinal surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh. He is specializing in sports medicine and orthopedic trauma surgeries.
Dr. Okubadejo is among the top Orthopedists in the country. He is a published research author and has presented his findings at several major spinal conferences around the globe.
While a surgical resident, he won the Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Resident Award for the best research project.
Dr. Okubadejo believes in the power of preventive care, minimally invasive surgical procedures, open communication with patients, and personalized care. When he’s not caring for patients, he enjoys traveling, learning about different cultures and the arts, and playing golf.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Medical School - Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Medicine
Washington University, St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital (Internship)
Washington University, St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Fellowship in Spine Surgery
Brown University (Bachelor’s)
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
Hudson Regional Medical Center, Secaucus, NJ
Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, NJ
Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, NJ
Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ
AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS
Healthcare and Community Advocacy Award – Englewood Hospital 2/2015
The Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award for Outstanding Orthopedic Surgery Resident 6/2007
Baldus CR, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Okubadejo GO “Can we safely reduce blood loss during pedicle subtraction osteotomy procedures using tranexamic acid or aprotinin? A comparative study with controls.” Spine 1/2010; 35(2): 235-9.
Okubadejo GO, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Buchowski J, Fang D, Baldus C “Aprotinin Decreases Blood Loss in Complex Adult Spinal Deformity” Spine 2007; 32(20): 2225-71.
Orthopedic Surgery Procedures
New York orthopedic surgeon Dr. Okubadejo performs orthopedic surgery for people seeking relief from conditions involving bones, joints, and muscles. Dr. Okubadejo offers a wide range of surgical procedures for New York City patients of all ages. The most common types of orthopedic surgery procedures are:
Cervical Disc Replacement
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Hemilaminectomy (hemilaminectomy discectomy)
Laminectomy (lumbar and cervical laminectomy)
Tlif / Xlif Surgery
Revision Spinal Reconstruction
Lumbar Decompression Surgery
Highly experienced orthopedist Dr. Okubadejo have won the respect and affection of many parents for his extensive knowledge in orthopedic surgery, attention to the details, warm and caring manner.
NYC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Okubadejo provides the most technologically advanced, safest, and time-tested spine procedures in Downtown Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn, NY.
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