Dr. Matthew Daka

M&G Etomi Foundation –  Member, Advisory Board

Dr. Matthew Daka was born in Lagos, Nigeria and had his early Education in Ogun and Lagos States. He subsequently attended the University of Port Harcourt Medical School (University of Port Harcourt College of Health Sciences). Upon graduation from Medical School in 1990, he was a Medical House Officer and subsequently a Resident Doctor at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

He then came to the United States and did further Residency training in Internal Medicine at the Graduate Hospital — Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the Best Graduating Resident in Internal Medicine, and he went on to serve as Chief Medical Resident of the Internal Medicine Residency Program. Following this, Dr. Daka did fellowship training in Cardiovascular Diseases at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons / St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan, New York, where he also did subspecialty Fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Matthew Daka is board-certified in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and the Society of Cardiac Angiography & Interventions (FSCAI).

Dr. Daka has published in peer-reviewed medical journals and contributed to chapters in cardiology books. His training and skills include the full spectrum of high-risk coronary interventions, peripheral vascular interventions, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, general consultative cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and echocardiography.

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