Oakbend Medical Center Announces 2018 Physician Of The Year  

Richmond, TX…Dr. C. Funsho Fagbohun, MD, PHD, FACOG, FACS has been named OakBend Medical Center’s 2018 Physician of the Year. The award was given at the employee holiday party held on December 15th at Safari Texas.

Photo L to R:  Joe Freudenberger, CEO of OakBend Medical Center and  Dr. C. Funsho Fagbohun, MD, PHD, FACOG, FACS

The Physician of the Year award, OakBend’s highest recognition, is presented annually to one outstanding physician who possesses significant practice experience, compassion, kindness and sincerity that translates not only to their patients, but to their nurses and other staff members that work closely with them. These physicians look and act professional at all times and are a role model both professionally and personally.

According to Joe Freudenberger, CEO of OakBend Medical Center, “Dr. Fagbohun is a great friend to me and this organization; he is a great physician and a wonderful person. We are lucky to have him as our Chief of Staff.”

Dr. Fagbohun is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been in practice in Fort Bend County since 2000. He completed his MD degree and was an assistant professor in Nigeria before moving to the United States on full scholarship to pursue a PhD degree at Marquette University in Wisconsin. He completed his residency training at St. Joseph hospital in Houston, Texas.

He is a multiple award-winning specialist who provides exceptional Obstetrics, Gynecology, and minimally invasive surgery care in an atmosphere of complete trust and confidence. He has won numerous awards including being named “Resident educator of the year” and “Outstanding Chief Resident” during his training. Dr. Fagbohun was voted one of America’s top Obstetricians and Gynecologist by the Consumers’ Research Council of America as a specialist in practice.

Fagbohun is the Chief of Staff, and currently serves as a member of the Medical Executive Committee and a board member at OakBend Medical Center. He is proficient in obstetrics, comprehensive gynecology and minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Dr. Fagbohun is blessed with four wonderful grown daughters and resides in Fort Bend County.  His interests include travel, spending time with his family, and mentoring middle and high school students who are interested in the medical career. He has led medical mission trips to Africa.

Accepting the award, Dr. Fagbohun stated, “It is a great honor to receive this award on behalf of the entire medical staff. We work as a group and our goal is to walk in a collaborative fashion with the Administrative team to make OakBend the envy of hospitals around here.”

About OakBend Medical Center

OakBend Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit community hospital based in Fort Bend County, providing quality care and exemplary service with its four hospitals, as well as many specialty centers. As a community hospital, caring for our patients is personal. Our patients are our neighbors, our family, and our friends. We act with integrity and compassion, each of our staff takes ownership of providing the highest quality care and we have an absolute commitment to excellence in all that we do.

OakBend Medical Center distinguishes itself among its healthcare peers in Fort Bend County by housing several unique programs and facilities including the County’s only:

  • No Wait Emergency Room
  • Hospital-based Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Neonatal ICU Level II
  • Advanced Trauma Program
  • Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit
  • Geriatric Psychiatric Program
  • Permanent Hospital-based Air Ambulance

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