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“Patients always come first for me. I treat everyone as relatives and friends. I will give everyone my best, every time!”

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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.”

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.

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.

Professional Summary down arrow

  • Medical School
    Ogun State University Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria, M.D. 1995

    Internship
    Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons - Harlem Hospital Center New York, NY, United States, Internal Medicine 1999

    Residency
    Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons - Harlem Hospital Center New York, NY, United States, Internal Medicine 2001

    Fellowship
    Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC, United States Master of Science - Clinical Research 2004

    Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC, United States Oncology/Hematology 2004

  • Academic Appointments
    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine-University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Madison, WI

    Professional Societies
    American College of Physicians American Society of Clinical Oncology American Society of Hematology International Society for Experimental Hematology

    Board Certifications
    Hematology: 2004, recertified 2014 Hospice & Palliative Medicine: 2005 Internal Medicine: 2002, recertified 2012 Medical Oncology: 2004, recertified 2014

    State Licenses
    South Carolina Wisconsin

    Areas of Interest
    Associate Editor, Clinical Medicine & Research Journal Clinical Practice & Research

Patient Ratings down arrow

4.7
out of 5 (268 ratings, 29 comments)
4.7
Provider explanations of my problem
4.7
Provider concern for my questions
4.8
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.7
Provider's discussion of proposed treatment
4.8
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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Comments are from Press Ganey surveys. Slander, libel and private health information are removed.
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November 24, 2020
Very easy to talk too!! He listens very well to what you are saying!!
January 28, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is an excellent doctor. He has always taken good care of me. To him I am not a number.
January 29, 2021
Through good & bad times Doctor Onitiolo has given me compassion respect, love and support. He is MCHS's gain. I thank God that he put me in his care.
February 9, 2021
Good
February 19, 2021
Wish we had more like him. Very knowledgeable.
February 24, 2021
Dr. Onitilo exec checked my ears when I asked him. He also was so kind to answer questions re: my concerns for my family member.
April 26, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is an excellent dr. in every way.
June 18, 2021
The doctor could have spoken more slowly, louder.
July 2, 2021
I would & do recommend my Dr. Onitilo to anyone & everyone!!!!!
July 2, 2021
I love Dr. Onitilo! & his nursing staff!
July 12, 2021
We believe Dr. Onitilo is the best oncologist [in our area].
July 14, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is excellent.
July 22, 2021
Excellent doctor.
July 26, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is a wonderful person and a great doctor. I am so glad he is on my health care plan. I know I am getting the best care.
August 11, 2021
We like Dr. Onitilo very much & trust his care.
August 19, 2021
Love Dr. Onitilo he is so caring!
August 19, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is a very caring physician. He is concerned about you. Would recommend his name to anyone.
September 13, 2021
I'm always very grateful that I have Dr. Onitilo caring for me. He has walked me through my treatments with GENUINE concern for my health & quality of life!
September 20, 2021
Dr. Brown did a very good job.
September 21, 2021
Dr. Onitilo excellent doctor! He also has a great "nursing staff!
September 24, 2021
Very compassionate, with sense of humor - reassuring - confident. SO impressed w/Dr. O.
September 27, 2021
Good.
February 17, 2021
Dr. has always been kind always gives good reads for treatments or tests.
December 3, 2020
I've been seeing this doctor for over 10 years. He's a fantastic doctor and a friend.
July 20, 2021
Dr. seemed hurried on this occasion. I had hoped to seek more information but was unable to do so, not necessarily (but possibly) in his area of expertise but as a knowledgeable medical professional.
September 24, 2021
Good.
May 14, 2021
Didn't explain about the MRI spots found on the good lung. Said wait 3 mo. Very concerned. Had to call reg. dr. to explain.
September 7, 2021
Less than a 1 minute office visit unsatisfactory.
May 17, 2021
No rating given
Doc did not have time for me!
May 17, 2021
No rating given
Doc did not have time for me!
September 7, 2021
Less than a 1 minute office visit unsatisfactory.
May 14, 2021
Didn't explain about the MRI spots found on the good lung. Said wait 3 mo. Very concerned. Had to call reg. dr. to explain.
July 20, 2021
Dr. seemed hurried on this occasion. I had hoped to seek more information but was unable to do so, not necessarily (but possibly) in his area of expertise but as a knowledgeable medical professional.
September 24, 2021
Good.
December 3, 2020
I've been seeing this doctor for over 10 years. He's a fantastic doctor and a friend.
February 17, 2021
Dr. has always been kind always gives good reads for treatments or tests.
November 24, 2020
Very easy to talk too!! He listens very well to what you are saying!!
January 28, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is an excellent doctor. He has always taken good care of me. To him I am not a number.
January 29, 2021
Through good & bad times Doctor Onitiolo has given me compassion respect, love and support. He is MCHS's gain. I thank God that he put me in his care.
February 9, 2021
Good
February 19, 2021
Wish we had more like him. Very knowledgeable.
February 24, 2021
Dr. Onitilo exec checked my ears when I asked him. He also was so kind to answer questions re: my concerns for my family member.
April 26, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is an excellent dr. in every way.
June 18, 2021
The doctor could have spoken more slowly, louder.
July 2, 2021
I would & do recommend my Dr. Onitilo to anyone & everyone!!!!!
July 2, 2021
I love Dr. Onitilo! & his nursing staff!
July 12, 2021
We believe Dr. Onitilo is the best oncologist [in our area].
July 14, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is excellent.
July 22, 2021
Excellent doctor.
July 26, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is a wonderful person and a great doctor. I am so glad he is on my health care plan. I know I am getting the best care.
August 11, 2021
We like Dr. Onitilo very much & trust his care.
August 19, 2021
Love Dr. Onitilo he is so caring!
August 19, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is a very caring physician. He is concerned about you. Would recommend his name to anyone.
September 13, 2021
I'm always very grateful that I have Dr. Onitilo caring for me. He has walked me through my treatments with GENUINE concern for my health & quality of life!
September 20, 2021
Dr. Brown did a very good job.
September 21, 2021
Dr. Onitilo excellent doctor! He also has a great "nursing staff!
September 24, 2021
Very compassionate, with sense of humor - reassuring - confident. SO impressed w/Dr. O.
September 27, 2021
Good.
November 24, 2020
Very easy to talk too!! He listens very well to what you are saying!!
December 3, 2020
I've been seeing this doctor for over 10 years. He's a fantastic doctor and a friend.
January 28, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is an excellent doctor. He has always taken good care of me. To him I am not a number.
January 29, 2021
Through good & bad times Doctor Onitiolo has given me compassion respect, love and support. He is MCHS's gain. I thank God that he put me in his care.
February 9, 2021
Good
February 17, 2021
Dr. has always been kind always gives good reads for treatments or tests.
February 19, 2021
Wish we had more like him. Very knowledgeable.
February 24, 2021
Dr. Onitilo exec checked my ears when I asked him. He also was so kind to answer questions re: my concerns for my family member.
April 26, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is an excellent dr. in every way.
May 14, 2021
Didn't explain about the MRI spots found on the good lung. Said wait 3 mo. Very concerned. Had to call reg. dr. to explain.
May 17, 2021
No rating given
Doc did not have time for me!
June 18, 2021
The doctor could have spoken more slowly, louder.
July 2, 2021
I would & do recommend my Dr. Onitilo to anyone & everyone!!!!!
July 2, 2021
I love Dr. Onitilo! & his nursing staff!
July 12, 2021
We believe Dr. Onitilo is the best oncologist [in our area].
July 14, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is excellent.
July 20, 2021
Dr. seemed hurried on this occasion. I had hoped to seek more information but was unable to do so, not necessarily (but possibly) in his area of expertise but as a knowledgeable medical professional.
July 22, 2021
Excellent doctor.
July 26, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is a wonderful person and a great doctor. I am so glad he is on my health care plan. I know I am getting the best care.
August 11, 2021
We like Dr. Onitilo very much & trust his care.
August 19, 2021
Love Dr. Onitilo he is so caring!
August 19, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is a very caring physician. He is concerned about you. Would recommend his name to anyone.
September 7, 2021
Less than a 1 minute office visit unsatisfactory.
September 13, 2021
I'm always very grateful that I have Dr. Onitilo caring for me. He has walked me through my treatments with GENUINE concern for my health & quality of life!
September 20, 2021
Dr. Brown did a very good job.
September 21, 2021
Dr. Onitilo excellent doctor! He also has a great "nursing staff!
September 24, 2021
Very compassionate, with sense of humor - reassuring - confident. SO impressed w/Dr. O.
September 24, 2021
Good.
September 27, 2021
Good.
September 27, 2021
Good.
September 24, 2021
Good.
September 24, 2021
Very compassionate, with sense of humor - reassuring - confident. SO impressed w/Dr. O.
September 21, 2021
Dr. Onitilo excellent doctor! He also has a great "nursing staff!
September 20, 2021
Dr. Brown did a very good job.
September 13, 2021
I'm always very grateful that I have Dr. Onitilo caring for me. He has walked me through my treatments with GENUINE concern for my health & quality of life!
September 7, 2021
Less than a 1 minute office visit unsatisfactory.
August 19, 2021
Love Dr. Onitilo he is so caring!
August 19, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is a very caring physician. He is concerned about you. Would recommend his name to anyone.
August 11, 2021
We like Dr. Onitilo very much & trust his care.
July 26, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is a wonderful person and a great doctor. I am so glad he is on my health care plan. I know I am getting the best care.
July 22, 2021
Excellent doctor.
July 20, 2021
Dr. seemed hurried on this occasion. I had hoped to seek more information but was unable to do so, not necessarily (but possibly) in his area of expertise but as a knowledgeable medical professional.
July 14, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is excellent.
July 12, 2021
We believe Dr. Onitilo is the best oncologist [in our area].
July 2, 2021
I would & do recommend my Dr. Onitilo to anyone & everyone!!!!!
July 2, 2021
I love Dr. Onitilo! & his nursing staff!
June 18, 2021
The doctor could have spoken more slowly, louder.
May 17, 2021
No rating given
Doc did not have time for me!
May 14, 2021
Didn't explain about the MRI spots found on the good lung. Said wait 3 mo. Very concerned. Had to call reg. dr. to explain.
April 26, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is an excellent dr. in every way.
February 24, 2021
Dr. Onitilo exec checked my ears when I asked him. He also was so kind to answer questions re: my concerns for my family member.
February 19, 2021
Wish we had more like him. Very knowledgeable.
February 17, 2021
Dr. has always been kind always gives good reads for treatments or tests.
February 9, 2021
Good
January 29, 2021
Through good & bad times Doctor Onitiolo has given me compassion respect, love and support. He is MCHS's gain. I thank God that he put me in his care.
January 28, 2021
Dr. Onitilo is an excellent doctor. He has always taken good care of me. To him I am not a number.
December 3, 2020
I've been seeing this doctor for over 10 years. He's a fantastic doctor and a friend.
November 24, 2020
Very easy to talk too!! He listens very well to what you are saying!!

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