The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has suspended Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju Olufunmi popularly known as Dr Anu indefinitely from the medical profession in Nigeria with effect from 5th November 2020.
The suspension Order was issued by the Medical and Dental Practitioners Investigation Panel pursuant to powers conferred on it by s15(3)c of the Medical and Dental Practitioners Act Cap M8 LFN 2004.
Dr Anuoluwapo is the owner and founder of the private hospital in Lekki Lagos called Medcontour Clinic – the clinic where she performs cosmetic surgeries on her clients.
Dr Anu who graduated from College of Medicine, University of Lagos in 2017, carried out a Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery procedure on a patient who later developed complications and died from the complications in December 2018…..She was a House Officer (a young medical graduate in training) when she carried out the procedure.
It is noteworthy that cosmetic surgeries are highly specialized procedures that should be carried out only by trained specialists (consultant plastic surgeons) according to Nigerian and international medical laws.
from Nimed health