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  • Area of Specialization: Family Physician
  • Department of Family Medicine

  • UMUKORO Duncan Ogheneovo, is a Nigerian, of Delta State Origin and an Urhobo by tribe. His Primary and Secondary Education were in Benin City, Edo State at Ogboe Primary School and Edo College respectively. He attended University of Ibadan, Nigeria where he obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Degree (MB.BS) in January 1990. His residency training was at the then Eku Baptist Hospital and finally obtained the Fellow of the West African College of Physician in 2009. Currently a core family physician with clinical skills and research works cutting across many clinical disciplines. He has held many Departmental, Faculty and University positions. He is currently the Delta State Focal Person for Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) Elimination Project. Abraka community would remember him for pioneering the “War Against Sleeping Sickness” in the twin kingdom of Abraka. He is married to Florence, has three children; Onome, Enovwor and Oghenekevwe
    My Publications
  1. Uwaka, E.O., Aboloje, A.E., Umukoro, D.O & Bardi, G. (2018) The relationship between obesity and family dynamics among obese patients in Eku Baptist Government Hospital, Eku, Delta State. , Nigeria Journal of Family Practice.
    Vol.9 (2) Pages: 38 – 45

  2. Umukoro D. O & Inem V. (2017) Concordance for Hypertension among Wives of Hypertensive Husbands. , Nigerian Research Journal of Clinical Sciences
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  3. Umukoro D. O. (2016) Migratory Placenta in Patients with Placental Previa in Abraka, South- South, Nigeria. , Nigerian Research Journal of Clinical Sciences.
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  4. Tarurhor M.E. and Umukoro D. O. (2016) Queuing and performance in the health sector in Delta State: A case study of Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara. , Nigerian Sociological Review.
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  5. Eboh, D.E.O., Umukoro, D.O. & Okumagba, M.T. (2016) Head phynotypes based on cephalic index among Ukwuani people in South-South Nigeria. , East African Medical Journal Vol.93(3) Pages: 135-140

  6. Umukoro, D. O & Ataikiru P.D. (2016) Assessing the reliability of card agglutination test for trypanosomiasis in screening for sleeping sickness in Abraka south-south Nigeria., African Journal of Tropical Medicine and Biomedical Research. Published by College of Clinical Sciences, Delta State University,
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  7. Yovwin, D.G., Chukwuani, U., Mabiaku, T.O. & Umukoro D.O. (2015) Dyslipidermia and its independent variables amongst HIV patients in sub-urban population in the Niger Delta, Nigeria., Nigerian Research Journal of Clinical Sciences
    Vol.5(1) Pages: 40-48

  8. Anyawu, E.B., Umukoro, D.O., Mabiaku, T.G., Yovwin, D.G. (2014) Vehicular Lock and Key Devices: Ethical Issues and Medical Implications. , Sky Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences
    Vol.2(2) Pages: 004 – 008

  9. Anyun, E.D., Umukoro, D.O., Mabiakwu, T.O. & Yovwin, D.G. (2014) Rejection of the Auto-resersing System (ARS) Associated Ethnical to Health Issues. , Sky Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences
    Vol.2(1) Pages: 001-003

  10. Ugoji, U.C., Bock-Oruma, A.A., Umukoro, D.O &, Ndukwa G.U. (2014) Human African Trypanmosomiasis in Pregnancy Successfully treated with Melarsoprol in a Niger Delta Rural Hospital. , Case Report in Clinical Medicine Vol.3 (6) Pages: 351-356

  11. Omorodion, A.V., Nimossi, O.P., Isaac, C.& Umukoro D. O. (2012) Distribution of Intestinal Parasites among School Age Children in Delta and Edo States of Nigeria. , Parasitology United Journal Vol.5(2) Pages: 1-6

  12. Isaac, C., Nmorsi, O.P.G., Igbinosa, I.B., Umukoro, D.O, Ikaroaha C.I., Ukwandu, N.C.D. (2011) Trace metals profiles of Nigerians with Trypanosoma gambiense infection. , Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology Vol.3(1) Pages: 8-11

  13. Ekanem, V.J, Umukoro D.O. & Igberlese, G. (2011) Intestinal Obstruction due to Biliteral ovarian CyticTertoma in a pregnant woman: Report of a case. , African Journal of Reproductive Health.
    Vol.15(1). Pages:

  14. Isaac C., Nmorsi, O.P.G., Igbinosa, I.B., Umukoro, D.O., Imarenzor.E.K..P. Ihimire, I.G., Akinboyeku. A.W. (2010) Interleukin(IL)-10 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha profiles of Nigerians with Trypanosoma brucei gambiense infection. , Annals of Biological Research.
    [PDF] from Vol.1(2) Pages: 62-67

  15. Isaac C., Nmorsi O.P.G, Igbinosa I.B., Umukoro D.O., Ataikiru, P.D. (2010) Human African trypanosomiasis infection in Abraka endemic focus., Asian Pacific Journal. Vol.3(6) Pages: 448 – 450

  16. Isaac, C., Nmorsi, O.P.G., Igbinosa, I.B. & Umukoro, D.O. (2010) Vitamins (A,B1,C) status of Nigerians wit Trypanosoma brucei gambiense infection. , Review in Infection Journal. Vol.1(4) Pages: 188 - 191

  17. Anyanwu, E.B, Onyesom, I., Okolo, A.C., Mabiaku, T.O., Awusi, V. O., & Umukoro, D.O. (2008) Identification of the types and effects of pre-package in pai relief medications (“Ogwu Oseso”) among the Ukwuani and Urhobo people of Delta State, Nigeria, Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal. Vol.1(2), Pages: 275-280

  18. Anyanwu, E B, Awusi V C, Onyensom I, Okperi B,Mabiaku T O, Umukoro D O. (2008) The virulence of plasmodium falciparum infection in human host. , Continental Journal of Medicine Research.
    Vol.1(2) Pages: 35-38

  19. Akhator, O. & Umukoro, D O. (2007) Sigmoid volvulus in mid-western Nigeria. , Nigerian Journal of Surgical Sciences.
    Vol.17(1) Pages: 59 – 62.