Olukayode Abiodun Akinlaja

Assistant Professor



Dr. Akinlaja is presently an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga and an attending Physician with UT-Erlanger Women’s Health Specialists in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
He received his medical education at Obafemi Awolowo University College of Health Sciences in Ile-Ife, Nigeria and thereafter completed an OBGYN residency at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital with an award of a fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons.
He also completed residency training at Bronx Lebanon Hospital under the aegis of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY. He is Board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Area of Interest

1)Abnormal uterine bleeding.
2)Uterine fibroids.
3)Minimal invasive surgery.
5)Sexual dysfunction and preterm labor.

top publication

1)Akinlaja OA. Postcoital Vaginal Vault Dehiscence- 4 months Post Total laparoscopic Hysterectomy. Austin J Obstet Gynecol. 2014; 1(2): 2.

2)Sherrow S, Akinlaja O and Shaker M. Endometrioma of the Vulva after Episiotomy- a Case Report. Austin J Obstet Gynecol. 2014; 1(4): 1.

3)Yoon AJ, Song J, Megalla S, Nazari R, Akinlaja OA, et al. Left Ventricular Torsional Mechanics in Uncomplicated Pregnancy. Clinical Cardiology. 2011; 34(9): 543-548.

4)Akinlaja O, Anorlu R. Outcome of Labor in Twin Gestation at a Tertiary Institution in a Developing Nation : A 15-year Review. 2014; Obstet Gynecol Cases Rev 1: 001.

5)Feng AB, Muppuri S, Akinlaja OA, et al. Predictors of Admission to Intensive care unit and outcomes among Obstetric patients in an inner city Hospital: A case control study. ACOCP Chest. 2008; 134(4_meeting Abstracts): p125001.

6)Akinlaja OA and Anorlu RI.Knowledge of cervical cancer, awareness and attitude to screening among patients at a cytology clinic. Austin J. Obstet Gynecol. 2014; (1): 4.

7)Akinlaja O and Sherrow S. Postablation Tubal Sterilization Syndrome- a Case Report. Austin J Obstet Gynecol. 2014; 1(1): 2.

8)Akinlaja OA. Ectopic gestation a month after Abdominoplasty.A case report on Laparoscopic management. Journal of minimally invasive Gynecology. Vol. 14, Issue 6: S109.

9)Akinlaja OA. Ectopic pregnancy with three prior Cesarean deliveries.A case report on Laparoscopic management. Journal of minimally invasive Gynecology.Vol. 14, Issue 6. S109-S110.

10)Simons M, Ebrahimi H, Sedlacek L, Akinlaja O. et al. Cytology Cervical intraepithelial Abnormalities in an Inner-City minority adolescent population.Obstetrics and Gynecology. April 2008. Vol. 11, Issue 4: 1S-113S.