UI Alumnus Named One of the Best America's Best Physicians

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Sumayyah Shakirullah
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UI ALUMNUS NAMED ONE OF THE AMERICA'S BEST PHYSICIAN

Professor Iyalla Elvis Peterside, an alumnus of UI set 1985, has been named one of America's best physician for the year 2021 by the US National Consumer Adversory Board.

Dr. Peterside is a professor of pediatrics and neonatology at the University of Pennsylvania medical school and a consultant at the children's hospital of Philadelphia considered one of the best children's hospital in the world for over 20 years.

His area of expertise is in the care of complex surgical neonates , infants needing extracorporeal support and babies with chronic lung disease.

Dr. Peterside is among Nigerian professionals who constitute the most celebrated diaspora community in US.

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