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Lateef O. Giwa, MD, FACS, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Lateef O. Giwa, MD, FACS, has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the health care industry

With more than 40 years of experience in thoracic surgery to his credit, Dr. Lateef O. Giwa has become an authority in his industry and currently serves at a private practice.

    PORT WASHINGTON, NY, September 23, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Lateef O. Giwa, MD, FACS, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Giwa celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 40 years of experience in thoracic surgery to his credit, Dr. Giwa has become an authority in his industry and currently serves at a private practice. Previously, he excelled at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center from 1970 to 1974, a cardiothoracic resident at Montefiore Medical Center between 1974 and 1976, an assistant professor of surgery at Stony Brook University from 1976 until 1980, and a senior lecturer of surgery at the University of Ilorin from 1980 to 1984.

Prior to becoming an esteemed surgeon, Dr. Giwa pursued higher education with a Master of Science in education from Pace University, a General Certificate of Education from the Federal School of Science in 1963 and a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Ibadan in 1968. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Leveraging his plethora of knowledge, Dr. Giwa has contributed a number of articles to pertinent medical journals. He was mentored by Dr. Aufses, a surgeon who encouraged his passion for health and compassionate care.

Outside of his professional responsibilities, Dr. Giwa remains informed of the changes and advancements in his industry through relevant organizations. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Giwa has been married to his wife, Amudat Adunni Musa, since 1981, and together they are the proud parents of three children, through whom they have three grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis.

In light of his many achievements in the field, Dr. Giwa has received a number of awards and accolades throughout his career. He has been featured in several editions of Who's Who in Science and Engineering and Who's Who in the East. In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Giwa has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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