Joel Onafowokan is the medical provider at Faith Medical Center (FMC).Prior to assuming this position, he was the Medical Director, Hospitalist Services at Rowan Regional Medical Center,Salisbury,NC where he pioneered the hospitalist program.
Dr Onafowokan is a thorough-bred Physician with about ten (10) years of extensive experience in practising Medicine and has been practising in North Carolina since 2004. His experience spannned through Hospitalist, Emergency and Critical Care Services having worked at different Acute and Sub acute Care Centers.
Dr Onafowokan was awarded M.B.B.S. from the College of Medicine, University of Benin, Benin City and attended Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Harlem Hospital Center in New York for his Internship and Residency. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support.
His quest for excellence and superior skills has earned him respect among his peers. He has been involved in extensive teaching of Medical Students and Physician Assistants and was awarded "Excellence in Teaching" Award from the prestigious Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr Onafowokan is licensed to practise both in North Carolina and South Carolina. He has admitting privileges with Presbyterian Hospital,Charlotte and Matthews, and in the Carolinas Health System also known as CMC. He is very passionate about providing continuously improving quality health care for his patients.
Dr Onafowokan is active within his community serving as youth mentor. He is happily married to Anne Adenike and they are blessed with three (3) adorable children.