Wasiu Adisa,DO

DO

Urgent Care Medical Director

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I joined CTCA to be part of an organization that puts patients’ needs first, all in one place.

Location
CTCA Atlanta
600 Celebrate Life Parkway
Newnan, Georgia 30265
Education
Medical school: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Stratford, NJ
Residency:

Internal Medicine - Rowan University, Stratford, NJ; affiliated with Jefferson Health and Our lady of Lourdes in South Jersey, NJ

Advanced degrees:

Master of Arts, Biological Science - Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

Certifications

Emergency Medicine – American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine

Advanced Trauma Life Support Certified – American College of Surgeons

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified – American College of Surgeons

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certified – American College of Surgeons

Wasiu Adisa, DO, rejoined Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Atlanta, Georgia, in December 2021, overseeing oncology emergency services as the Urgent Care Medical Director. This is his second stint at our Atlanta-area hospital, after serving as Urgent Care Physician from December 2014 to June 2016. In returning to CTCA®, Dr. Adisa says he missed the holistic care model provided under the CTCA Mother Standard® of care after more than a decade of expertise in emergency and urgent care.

“At CTCA, patients can receive all the care they need: testing, specialist consultation, surgery, and emergent evaluation in urgent care,” he says. “I really have a great appreciation for the comprehensive, whole-person care model at CTCA, and I was thrilled with the opportunity to come back as Medical Director of Urgent Care at CTCA Atlanta.”

Since starting his practice in 2007, Dr. Adisa has become a renowned authority in oncological emergency management. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine and holds certifications in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support by the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Adisa earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, New Jersey, followed by an Internal Medicine Internship at Rowan University. Dr. Adisa served as Chief Intern before completing an Internal Medicine Residency at Rowan University, where he was also named Chief Internal Medicine Resident. He has also served as a guest lecturer at Rowan University, a fitting role after serving five years as a New Jersey-area high school teacher leading AP biology, anatomy, physiology, college prep and honors biology courses before launching his medical career.

Active in serving the medical community, he is a member of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA), and he was recently nominated chairperson of the Georgia Chapter. He volunteers regularly at the Place of Hope Clinic, located Lake City, Georgia, and is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association.

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