Gbemiga Sofowora

Gbemiga Sofowora, MBCHB

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Appointments: (614) 293-7677

About Me

Gbemiga Sofowora is a cardiologist and assistant professor of clinical medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Dr. Sofowora earned his medical degree from Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun state, Nigeria, and his master of science degree in clinical pharmacology from Glasgow University in Glasgow, Scotland.

He completed his residency in internal medicine at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Reading, Penn., and a fellowship in cardiology at Hahnemann University Hospital and in clinical pharmacology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.

Dr. Sofowora has extensively presented and published research in journals, such as International Journal of Cardiology and Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. His clinical interests include echocardiography and research interests include genetic variability in vascular reactivity.

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Sofowora is a member of the American Society of Echocardiography and American College of Cardiology.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Prolapse
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

MB /CHB
Obafemi Awolowo University
10/31/1989

Residencies

Internal Medicine
Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital
10/1/1992 - 6/30/1996

Internal Medicine
The Reading Hospital and Medical Center
6/1/2004 - 6/30/2007

Fellowship

Cardiovascular Medicine
Hahnemann University Hospital
7/1/2007 - 6/30/2010

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
8/17/2007

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
10/28/2010

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

Reviews

116 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.9
  • Knows My Medical History 4.8
  • Shows Respect 5
  • Time Spent Together 4.9

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2018

I use My Chart to get test results. Dr. Sofowora is an excellent listener. He provides prompt follow-up.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2018

Very compassionate/caring/excellent listener.

Reviewed on Feb 05, 2018

Dr. Sofowora was perfectly delightful! He listened carefully, answered all my questions thoughtfully, and was very polite. I enjoyed meeting him.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2018

Dr. Sofowora is a very compassionate physician and answers all my questions. He takes the time to REALLY talk with you about all aspects of your care. I do not mind waiting a few minutes for my appointment since he spends quality time with each patient.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2017

Very Good

Reviewed on Dec 01, 2017

he is fantastic

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2017

He is fantastic, professional, caring, and always listens. A+

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2017

Dr. Sofowora always takes the time to listen to my concerns and follows up as needed. A truly great doctor and caring person. highly recommend Dr. Gigi.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2017

Thankful for such a caring, professional team.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2017

All good.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Sofowora has reported no relationships with companies or entities.

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