Dr. Akinlaja is presently an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Program Director of the OBGYN residency program 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 and achieved an MBA degree from the University of Tennessee. He is Board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
His research interests are abnormal uterine bleeding, uterine fibroids, minimal invasive surgery, contraception, sexual dysfunction and preterm labor.