Richest Doctors in Nigeria (2024)

Who is The Richest Medical Doctor in Nigeria

Medical profession is indeed a lucrative profession both in Nigeria and abroad.

Richest Doctors in Nigeria

Medical doctors are held in very high esteem and are as well highly respected in Nigeria.

This is because of the job they do which involves saving of lives.

Also medical doctor are highly regarded in Nigeria because of affluence and salaries that doctors are paid in Nigeria.

The main focus of this article will be on the richest and most successful medical doctors from Nigeria.

Doctors are among the best paid professionals in Nigeria.

Salaries of a medical doctor in Nigeria can hardly be calculated as they earn from different institutions and situations.

In coming up with richest medical doctors in Nigeria, we considered medical doctors with biggest assets and net worth.

These richest doctors in Nigeria did not necessarily earn their riches through medical profession rather by other businesses and jobs.

Nevertheless, they are still professional medical doctors and are richest among their peers.

This ranking of the richest medical doctors from Nigeria includes both Nigerian medical doctors practicing abroad too.

So, let bring to you the roll call of Nigeria’s richest medical doctors.

List of Richest Medical Doctors in Nigeria

Below is the list of richest and most respected medical doctors in Nigeria.

Some medical doctors in this list are among the richest class of people in Nigeria.

Dr. Bryant Orjiakor

Bryant Orjiakor is currently the richest medical doctor in Nigeria.

The Anambra State billionaire is a medical doctor by profession and business mogul in practice.

He is the chairman of Seplat Petroleum, a top indigenous oil Exploration and Production Company in Nigeria.

Bryant Orjiakor is estimated to worth over $20 million.

He is popularly referred to as ABC Orjiakor. Ambrose Bryant Chukwueloka Orjiako is a trained orthopedic and trauma surgeon from the University of Calabar (UNICAL).

No medical doctor in Nigeria is currently as rich as Bryant Orjiakor. He remain the richest medical practitioner in Nigeria.

Dr. Godwin Maduka

This is another top medical doctor from Anambra State that made it to the list of richest doctors in Nigeria.

The billionaire medical doctor is the founder of Las Vegas pain Institute and medical center, one of US largest pain treatment center located in Nevada.

His net worth is around $20 million. He is one of the biggest philanthropists from Anambra state and is gunning for Anambra top job.

He is no doubt one of the richest medical doctors in Nigeria.

Dr. Philip Ozuah 

Dr. Philip Ozuah is another Nigeria’s top medical doctor who hails from Anambra state but is practising in United states.

Dr. Philip is estimated to worth over $20 million and is rated one of the top ten richest medical doctors from Nigeria.

The New York based medical practitioner is the CEO of Montefiore Medicine.

The Anambra native medical doctor is graduate and alumnus of University of Ibadan before moving abroad for practise.

Reports sometime ago surfaced that the renowned physician donated $1,000,000 to University of Ibadan medical school.

He is easily ranked in the list of Nigeria’s richest medical doctors.

Dr. Bukola Saraki

The Kwara state medical doctor turned politician, Dr. Bukola Saraki is one of the top rich medical doctors in Nigeria.

The former governor of Kwara state and Nigeria senate president though a medical doctor made name for himself in Nigeria politics.

He is estimated to worth over $5 million. Dr. Saraki is among very rich medical doctors in Nigeria

Dr. Chris Ngige

This another Anambra State born medical doctor who is in the league of most influential and richest medical doctors in Nigeria.

Just like Dr. Saraki, Ngige though a medical doctor acquired riches through politics.

He is a former Governor, Senator and serving minister.

He is rich indeed and that doesn’t change his status as a medical practitioner.

Dr. Bankole Johnson

Doctor Bankole Johnson is one of the best doctors in Nigeria.

He is also among the richest doctors in Nigeria. He is a professor and the Chairman of the department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral at the University of Virginia, top university in United States.

Doctor Bankole Johnson net worth is valued at around $10 million.

Bankole is one of the doctors from Nigeria that made wealth through practice of medicine.

Dr. Paul Enenche

Dr Paul Enenche is doctor turned pastor. He is the GO of Dunamis International, one of the biggest Christian denominations in west Africa.

He is very popular in Nigeria, though not as a doctor but a pastor.

Nevertheless he is ranked among richest Doctors in Nigeria.

He attended university of Jos, Plateau State Nigeria and is also one of the richest Men in Benue State.

Dr. Jonathan Nwiloh (OON)

This another medical doctor from Anambra State that is rated as one of the richest in the profession.

Dr. Jonathan Nwiloh attended medical school at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.

He subsequently pursued postgraduate training in General Surgery at College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, New York affiliated hospital and Cardiothoracic Surgery training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York affiliated hospital.

Dr. Nwiloh is certified by the American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery and Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

He is a fellow of several medical societies including American College of Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

He also belongs to several medical organizations including American College of Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Pan African Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons. Dr Nwiloh has many publications to his credit.

Nwiloh has spent close to 2 decades of his medical career involved in philanthropic and humanitarian services.

He hails from Adazi Nnukwu in Anambra State. He is one of the best cardiovascular surgeons in Nigeria.

Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan

The former governor of Delta state, Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan who also is a medical doctor is on the list of Nigeria’s richest medical doctors.

He is former two term governor of oil rich Delta state and a top politician in the state and geo political zone.

These are some of the top richest medical doctors from Nigeria.


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