01.20.2011

Dr. Akinyede seeing patients of all ages at Freeport Clinic

Monroe Clinic is pleased to welcome Olufemi Akinyede, MD, as the newest member of its medical team. As a family practice physician, Dr. Akinyede provides comprehensive health care to people of all ages at Monroe Clinic-Freeport Clinic.

“My vision is to ensure my patients live healthy and productive lives through disease prevention at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of care,” said Dr. Akinyede. “I believe patient education and coordination of care are critical to this goal.”

Board certified in Family Medicine since 2006, Dr. Akinyede graduated from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria, and completed his residency at Cook County-Loyola-Provident Family Medicine Program, Chicago, Ill. He received the “Best Teacher” and “Exceptional Service” awards through the Cook-County-Loyal-Provident Family Practice Program and was named “Outstanding Physician” at the Federal Medical Center in Abeokuta, Nigeria.

Monroe Clinic-Freeport Clinic is one of Monroe Clinic’s five Illinois locations. Located at 1301 South Kiwanis Drive, the Freeport Clinic offers area residents a full range of primary and specialty care, including family medicine, pediatrics, diabetes education, physical therapy, orthopaedics, otorhinolaryngology, nephrology, and cardiology. For appointments, call 815-235-1406.