“Patients always come first for me.
I treat everyone as relatives and friends.
I will give everyone my best, every time!”
Dr. Adedayo Onitilo is the director
of Cancer Care and Research. He is
principal investigator of WinCORP, which
provides access to NCI-sponsored clinical
trials to more than 680,000 people in
Wisconsin, and parts of Michigan, Iowa
and Minnesota. He is editor-in-chief
for Clinical Medicine and Research, a
publication of original scientific medical
research. He also holds a clinical faculty
position at the University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Onitilo enjoys working in the Health
System because it allows him to practice
exceptional medicine and conduct
landmark research. “It’s rare to be able to
wear both hats,” he said. “We are doing groundbreaking research now that may
help patients worldwide.”
Dr. Onitilo is board certified in internal
medicine, hematology, medical oncology
and hospice and palliative medicine.
He earned his medical degree at Ogun
State University in Nigeria. He did
his residency at Columbia University,
College of Physicians and Surgeons -
Harlem Hospital in New York. Dr. Onitilo
completed a fellowship in oncology/
hematology and earned a master of
science degree in clinical research
at the Medical University of South
Carolina. He earned a doctorate degree
in epidemiology from The University of
Queensland, Australia. Dr. Onitilo is a
member of the Wisconsin chapter of the
American Cancer Society and Wisconsin
Cancer Council steering committee.
In his spare time, you’ll find Dr. Onitilo displaying his ping-pong skills or working on his golf game. As a physician who has lived and practiced throughout the world, he loves to travel and meet new people. He is happily married with children.