Professor Sulyman Alege Kuranga (Consultant Urologist)

MB.BS, Cert. Family Planning (ABU), FWACS, Cert. Health Management & Planning, Certificate in Leadership Strategy Technology in Health Care. (Harvard).  
Associate Professor of Surgery, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Head Urology Unit university of Ilorin Teaching Hospital.

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PERSONAL PROFILE

S.A Kuranga was born in Ilorin town on the 19th June 1957, he had his Primary School Education at the Demonstration Primary School Ilorin and his Secondary School Education at Ilorin Grammar school. After obtaining his WASC in 1976 he proceeded to Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) School of Basic Studies for his A levels, which he completed in record time of 1yr, and got admitted to the Faculty of Medicine, where he had his MB.BS (1977-1982). He completed his Housemanship training in 1983 at ABU, and proceeded for his NYSC at St. Louis Hospital Zonkwa and Anatomy Department ABU Zaria, Kaduna State. He was a Medical Officer from Dec. 1984 to Jan.1986 at the Kabba General Hospital Kogi State.S.A Kuranga had his Residency program in Surgery from April 1986 to 1993.  He was appointed Consultant Surgeon / Lecturer in 1994. He had his Post Fellowship Training in Urology at the University College Hospital London (UCL) and Korlebuh Teaching Hospital Accra, Ghana. He rose through the rank and file to become Associate Profssor in March 2009.He served as an External Examiner for MBBS surgery Final Examinations in.University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.2004 University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri and est African College of Surgeon  as observer in Primary Fellowship Examination in Surgery (WACS), Ibadan.S.A Kuranga has had Leadership training at various places including NIPSS Kuru and ASCON Badagry, Certificate in Leadership Strategy Technology in Health Care. (Harvard School of Public Health Boston, USA).  (2010) and had his Surgical Clinic Fellow Attachment at Sheffield Teaching Hospital (2010) amongst too many to mention.S.A Kuranga has over 30 published scientific articles in reputable national and international journals.He is married to Pharm. (Mrs.) Aduke R. Kuranga and blessed with 4 children.  

 PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Chike Obi U. S,and S.A Kuranga,(1995)."A Low Birth-Weights Survivor of Perforated Necrotising Enterocolist" A Case of Study, African journal of Medicine and medical Sciences. Vol.  24, 103 – 105, (Official Publication of  College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. http://www.afrijmed.org)
  2. Solagberu, Babatunde A. & S.A Kuranga (2001)."Surgeons Risk of Exposure to HIV Contaminated Body Fluids Areas Highly Endemic to HIV". Journal of Pan-African Urology. Vol. 7 (2): 87. (Official Publications of Pan-African Urological Surgeons Associations Cairo, Egypt,).
  3. S.A Kuranga  2001),"Diabetic Naturopathic Bladder. Journal of Pan African Urology". Vol. 7  (2): 88 (Official Publications of Pan-African Urological Surgeons Associations Cairo, Egypt,).  
  4. Solagberu, B. A. &  Kuranga, S. A.  (2001),"Morbidity and  Mortality from Diabetic foot,Journal of Post-graduate Doctor, Middle East. Vol. 24 (5) 1- 4,(Post-graduate Publications Ltd., United Kingdom).
  5. S.A Kuranga. ( 2002),"Testicular Torsion – Experience in the Middle belt of Nigeria. Journal of Pan-African Urology  Vol. 8  (2), 78 – 82 (Official publication of Pan-African Urological Surgeons Association, Cairo, Egypt).
  6. Solagberu, Babatunde & S.A Kuranga (2002)."Clinical Spectrum of Trauma at a University  Hospital in Nigeria. European Journal of Trauma vol. 6 pg 365-369. (Official Publication of European Trauma Society, Frankfurt Germany.)
  7. Adebisi, S. A., and  Kuranga, S. A. (2002),"Digital Rectal Examination:  What is its value now the Diagnosis of Prostrate Tumors.  Sahel Medical  Journal  Vol. 5 (2): Pg.  77 – 80. (Official Publication of Usman Danfodiyo  University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria.http://www.ajol.info/journal/smj)
  8. Abdulwaheed, O. O., and Kuranga, S. A.(2002)."The Hormonal Asseement of the Infertile Male in Ilorin, Nigeria.
  9. African Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism  Vol. 3  (1),  Pg. 62 – 64,  (Official publication of national association of endocrinologist of Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria)
  10. Adigun  .I. A.,  Kuranga, S. A.,  and  Abdulrahman L. O. (2002)."Grinding Machine:   Friend or Foe?West African Journal of Medicine Vol. 21 (4)   Pg. 338 – 340, (Official publication of West African Postgraduate Medical  College Lagos, Nigeria.)
  11. B.A. Solagberu, A.  T. Duze,  Kuranga, S. A. Adekanye O. A., et al. & E. O. O. Odelowo (2003),"Surgical Emergencies in a Nigerian University HospitalThe Nigerian Post-Graduate Medical Journal Vol. 10, No. 3. Pg 140-143. (official publication of the Nigerian postgraduate medical college Lagos, Nigeria)
  12. B. A. Solagberu,  Kuranga, S. A.,& Adekanye, O. A. (2003)."Preventable Trauma Deaths in a Country without Emergency Medical Services African Journal of Trauma. Vol. 1 Pg.1 Pg. 39-44. (Official Publication of  African society  for Trauma Nigeria office, Nigeria.)
  13. Adewumi O. Amole,  S.A Kuranga ,  and Benjamin A Oyebola (2004)."Sonographic Assessment of Postvoid Residual Urine Volumes in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.  Journal of National Medical Association, Vol. 96, (2) Pg. 234-239. (Official Publication of National Medical Association Lagos Nigeria.)
  14. M. J. Saka,  S. A. Kuranga  and A Abegunde. Disability and cost of Rehabilitative Care:  Implication for National Health Policy Reform Nigerian Medical Practitioner Vol. 48,(3), Pg.(84 – 87. (Official Publication of Nigeria Medical Association, Lagos, Nigeria)
  15. Oghagbon, E. K.,  S. A. Kuranga,  A. K.  Jimoh,T. M. Akande (2005)."Prostrate specific Antigen Assay and Histological Report of Prostrate Tumors – Ilorin Experience The Nigerian Journal of Genital Practice, Vol. 7, Pg. 21-25 (Official Publication of General Medical Practitioners of Nigeria. Abuja).
  16. Popoola A. A., Babata A. &   Kuranga, S. A.  (2005)."Scrotal/Testicular Trauma in Motorcycle Accidents African Journal of Urology. Vol. 11 (4) Pg. 292 – 294. (Official Journal of Nigerian association of urologist, Abuja, Nigeria,)
  17. A.D . Yussuf, Kuranga S.A., O.R. Balogun et al. (2006)."A survey of Psychiatric Morbidity and the risk factors Among chief executives of tertiary health institutions in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Psychiatry. Vol.4 (1) Pg 15-20. (Official Publication of Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria).
  18. Yusuf A.D, Balogun O.R, S.A Kuranga. (2006)."Prevalence and risk factors for psychiatric morbidity among tertiary Hospital Consultants in Nigeria. South African Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 12(12) Pg. 26-36 (Official Publication of South African Medical Association, Pinelands, South Africa).
  19. Yususf A.D, Balogun O.R, P.O Ajiboye, OIN Buhara, S.A Kuranga. (2006)."Psychological Health Problems of Resident Doctors in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital.  South African Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 12(4) Pg. 106-111 (Official Publication of South African Medical Association, Pinelands, South Africa).
  20. J.K Olarinoye, S.A Kuranga. et al. (2006)."Erectile Dysfunction among People with type 2 Diabetes in Ilorin, Nigeria. The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal Vol. 13(4) Pg. 291-296 (Official Publication of  the Nigerian postgraduate medical college Lagos, Nigeria. http:// www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov).
  21. A.B olokoba, B.J Bojuwoye, M. Yusuf, Kuranga, S.A et al. (2006)."Common Indications for Upper Gastro Intestinal Tract Endoscope in ECWA Hospital, Egbe, Nigeria; a Preliminary Report.  African Scientist. Vol. 7 (4); Pg. 1-5 (Publication of Klobex Academic Publishers, Ilorin, Nigeria. http://www.klobex.org)
  22. A.B Olokoba, B.J Bojuwoye,  Kuranga S.A. et al.(2006)."The relationship between Gallstone Disease and Gallbladder Wall Thickness. African Scientist. Vol.7 (4); Pg.1-6.  (Publication of Klobex Academic Publishers, Ilorin Nigeria, http://www.klobex.org).
  23. S.A Kuranga, and Adegun P.T. Appendicitis in Children: Current Experience in the Middle-Belt Region of Nigeria. The Journal of Surgery Surgical Sciences.  Vol. 1(1) Pg. 17-20 (Publication of Surgery Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin Nigeria.)
  24. Katibi I.A, J.K Olarinloye, Kuranga, S.A, (2010). Knowledge and Practice of Hypertensive Patients as Seen in a Tertiary Hospital in the Middle Belt of Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Clinical Practice. Vol. 13 (2) Pg. 159-162. (Official Publication of the Medical and Dental Consultants Associations of Nigeria, Nnewi, Nigeria.)
  25. A. A Poopola, S.A Kuranga, Ali Babata et al. 2006.Knowleged and Practice of Urethral Catheterization of Newly Qualified Medical Interns. The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journals (Official Publication of the Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College, lagos. Nigeria www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov).
  26. A.D . Yussuf, Kuranga S.A., O.R. Balogun et.al. (2007). "Psychiatric Morbidity Among Nursing Staff of a University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria; Nigerian Journal of Psychiatry Vol.5 No.1, Pg 45-49. (Official Publication of Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria).
  27. Health sciences. Vol. 14 no. 1 Pg. 32-36. (Publication of college of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Nigeria).
  28. Ademola A. Popoola, S. A. Kuranga,  Lateef .I. Babata (2007)."Perspectives and Practice of Infant Male Circumcision by a Group of Nigerian Physicians. Nigerian Hospital Practice. Vol. 1 (4-6) Pg. 96-100 (Publication of CME Ventures, Lagos, Nigeria)
  29. A.A poopola, S.A Kuranga (2006)." The challeges of management and research in prostrate cancer in a developing economy (edited conference proceeding).
  30. E.O Okoro, S.A Kuranga (2007)."Invention and licensing of pain Zee meter.
  31. A.D Yusuf, S.A Kuranga et al. (2008)"Predictor of Psychiatric Readmission to the Psychiatric Unit of a Tertiary Health Facility in a Nigerian city- a 5year study. South African Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 2 Pg. 187-190. (Official Publication of South African Medical Association, Pinelands, South Africa).
  32. Simeon Adebisi, S.A Kuranga. et al (2010) "Duration of Erectile Dysfunction, in Correlation with Clinical and Laboratory Variables in Nigeria. European Journal of Scientific Research ISSN 1450-216x Vol. 31 No 4 Pg. 599- 604. (European journal publishing, inc 2009 Http://www.eurojournals.com/ejsr.htm)
  33. A.O Mahmoud, S.A Kuranga et al. (2010)."Appropriateness of Ophthalmic Case, Presenting to Nigeria Tertiary Health Facility: Implications for Service Delivery in a Developing Country. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice Sept. 2010 Vol.13 (3). (Official Publication of the Medical and Dental Consultants Associations of Nigeria, Nnewi, Nigeria.)
  34. Popoola A.A, S.A Kuranga, et al. recurrent urinary retention from perforation of an ovarian teratoma into the urinary bladder. Proceeding of the 14th AGM NAUS. The journal of Surgery and Surgical Science Vol. 1 No3 Pg. 27. (Publication of Surgery Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin Nigeria.)
  35. Ajape A.A Babaita A, S.A Kuranga et al An overview of cancer of the prostrate in Nigeria. Experience in north-central state of Nigeria. The Journal of Surgery and Surgical Sciences Vol 1 No 3 Pg. 23. (Publication of Surgery Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin Nigeria.)
  36. Babata A.L, Popoola A.A, S.A Kuranga et al. pen Prostatectomy: A 4– year study. The Journal of Surgery and Surgical Sciences Vol. 1     No 3     Pg. 25. (Publication of Surgery Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital,     Ilorin     Nigeria.)
  37. Chike Obi U. S, and S.A Kuranga, (1995) A Low Birth-Weights Survivor of Perforated Necrotising Enterocolist A Case of Study, African journal of Medicine and medical Sciences. Vol. 24, 103 – 105, (Official Publication of College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. http://www.afrijmed.org)
  38. Solagberu, Babatunde A. & S.A Kuranga (2001) Surgeons Risk of Exposure to HIV Contaminated Body Fluids Areas Highly Endemic to HIV. Journal of Pan-African Urology. Vol. 7 (2): 87. (Official Publications of Pan-African Urological Surgeons Associations Cairo, Egypt,).
  39. S.A Kuranga 2001),Diabetic Naturopathic Bladder. Journal of Pan African Urology. Vol. 7 (2): 88 (Official Publications of Pan-African Urological Surgeons Associations Cairo, Egypt,).
  40. Solagberu, B. A. & Kuranga, S. A. (2001),Morbidity and Mortality from Diabetic foot,Journal of Post-graduate Doctor, Middle East. Vol. 24 (5) 1- 4,(Post-graduate Publications Ltd., United Kingdom).
  41. S.A Kuranga. ( 2002),Testicular Torsion – Experience in the Middle belt of Nigeria. Journal of Pan-African Urology Vol. 8 (2), 78 – 82 (Official publication of Pan-African Urological Surgeons Association, Cairo, Egypt).
  42. Solagberu, Babatunde & S.A Kuranga (2002)Clinical Spectrum of Trauma at a University Hospital in Nigeria. European Journal of Trauma vol. 6 pg 365-369. (Official Publication of European Trauma Society, Frankfurt Germany.)
  43. Adebisi, S. A., and Kuranga, S. A. (2002),Digital Rectal Examination: What is its value now the Diagnosis of Prostrate Tumors. Sahel Medical Journal Vol. 5 (2): Pg. 77 – 80. (Official Publication of Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria.http://www.ajol.info/journal/smj)
  44. Abdulwaheed, O. O., and Kuranga, S. A.(2002)The Hormonal Asseement of the Infertile Male in Ilorin, Nigeria.African Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism Vol. 3 (1), Pg. 62 – 64, (Official publication of national association of endocrinologist of Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria)
  45. Adigun .I. A., Kuranga, S. A., and Abdulrahman L. O. (2002) Grinding Machine: Friend or Foe?West African Journal of Medicine Vol. 21 (4) Pg. 338 – 340, (Official publication of West African Postgraduate Medical College Lagos, Nigeria.)
  46. B.A. Solagberu, A. T. Duze, Kuranga, S. A. Adekanye O. A., et al. & E. O. O. Odelowo (2003),Surgical Emergencies in a Nigerian University Hospital The Nigerian Post-Graduate Medical Journal Vol. 10, No. 3. Pg 140-143. (official publication of the Nigerian postgraduate medical college Lagos, Nigeria)
  47. B. A. Solagberu, Kuranga, S. A.,& Adekanye, O. A. (2003) Preventable Trauma Deaths in a Country without Emergency Medical Services African Journal of Trauma. Vol. 1 Pg.1 Pg. 39-44. (Official Publication of African society for Trauma Nigeria office, Nigeria.)
  48. Adewumi O. Amole, S.A Kuranga , and Benjamin A Oyebola (2004).Sonographic Assessment of Postvoid Residual Urine Volumes in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Journal of National Medical Association, Vol. 96, (2) Pg. 234-239. (Official Publication of National Medical Association Lagos Nigeria.)
  49. M. J. Saka, S. A. Kuranga and A Abegunde Disability and cost of Rehabilitative Care: Implication for National Health Policy Reform Nigerian Medical Practitioner Vol. 48,(3), Pg.(84 – 87. (Official Publication of Nigeria Medical Association, Lagos, Nigeria)
  50. Oghagbon, E. K., S. A. Kuranga, A. K. Jimoh,T. M. Akande (2005) Prostrate specific Antigen Assay and Histological Report of Prostrate Tumors – Ilorin Experience. The Nigerian Journal of Genital Practice, Vol. 7, Pg. 21-25 (Official Publication of General Medical Practitioners of Nigeria. Abuja).
  51. Popoola A. A., Babata A. & Kuranga, S. A. (2005) Scrotal/Testicular Trauma in Motorcycle Accidents African Journal of Urology. Vol. 11 (4) Pg. 292 – 294. (Official Journal of Nigerian association of urologist, Abuja, Nigeria,)
  52. A.D . Yussuf, Kuranga S.A., O.R. Balogun et al. (2006). A survey of Psychiatric Morbidity and the risk factors Among chief executives of tertiary health institutions in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Psychiatry. Vol.4 (1) Pg 15-20. (Official Publication of Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria).
  53. Yususf A.D, Balogun O.R, S.A Kuranga. (2006) Prevalence and risk factors for psychiatric morbidity among tertiary Hospital Consultants in Nigeria. South African Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 12(12) Pg. 26-36 (Official Publication of South African Medical Association, Pinelands, South Africa).
  54. Yususf A.D, Balogun O.R, P.O Ajiboye, OIN Buhara, S.A Kuranga. (2006) Psychological Health Problems of Resident Doctors in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital. South African Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 12(4) Pg. 106-111 (Official Publication of South African Medical Association, Pinelands, South Africa).
  55. J.K Olarinoye, S.A Kuranga. et al. (2006) Erectile Dysfunction among People with type 2 Diabetes in Ilorin, Nigeria. The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal Vol. 13(4) Pg. 291-296 (Official Publication of the Nigerian postgraduate medical college Lagos, Nigeria. http:// www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov).
  56. A.B olokoba, B.J Bojuwoye, M. Yusuf, Kuranga, S.A et al. (2006) Common Indications for Upper Gastro Intestinal Tract Endoscope in ECWA Hospital, Egbe, Nigeria; a Preliminary Report. African Scientist. Vol. 7 (4); Pg. 1-5 (Publication of Klobex Academic Publishers, Ilorin, Nigeria. http://www.klobex.org)
  57. A.B Olokoba, B.J Bojuwoye, Kuranga S.A. et al.(2006) The relationship between Gallstone Disease and Gallbladder Wall Thickness. African Scientist. Vol.7 (4); Pg.1-6. (Publication of Klobex Academic Publishers, Ilorin Nigeria, http://www.klobex.org).
  58. S.A Kuranga, and Adegun P.T. Appendicitis in Children: Current Experience in the Middle-Belt Region of Nigeria. The Journal of Surgery Surgical Sciences. Vol. 1(1) Pg. 17-20 (Publication of Surgery Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin Nigeria.)
  59. Katibi I.A, J.K Olarinloye, Kuranga, S.A, (2010). Knowledge and Practice of Hypertensive Patients as Seen in a Tertiary Hospital in the Middle Belt of Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Clinical Practice. Vol. 13 (2) Pg. 159-162. (Official Publication of the Medical and Dental Consultants Associations of Nigeria, Nnewi, Nigeria.)
  60. A. A Poopola, S.A Kuranga, Ali Babata et al. 2006. Knowleged and Practice of Urethral Catheterization of Newly Qualified Medical Interns. The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journals (Official Publication of the Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College, lagos. Nigeria www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov).
  61. A.D . Yussuf, Kuranga S.A., O.R. Balogun et.al. (2007). Psychiatric Morbidity Among Nursing Staff of a University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria; Nigerian Journal of Psychiatry Vol.5 No.1, Pg 45-49. (Official Publication of Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria).26. Health sciences. Vol. 14 no. 1 Pg. 32-36. (Publication of college of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Nigeria).
  62. Ademola A. Popoola, S. A. Kuranga, Lateef .I. Babata (2007) Perspectives and Practice of Infant Male Circumcision by a Group of Nigerian Physicians. Nigerian Hospital Practice. Vol. 1 (4-6) Pg. 96-100 (Publication of CME Ventures, Lagos, Nigeria)
  63. A.A poopola, S.A Kuranga (2006) The challeges of management and research in prostrate cancer in a developing economy (edited conference proceeding).
  64. E.O Okoro, S.A Kuranga (2007). Invention and licensing of pain Zee meter.
  65. A.D Yusuf, S.A Kuranga et al. (2008) Predictor of Psychiatric Readmission to the Psychiatric Unit of a Tertiary Health Facility in a Nigerian city- a 5year study. South African Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 2 Pg. 187-190. (Official Publication of South African Medical Association, Pinelands, South Africa).
  66. Simeon Adebisi, S.A Kuranga. et al (2010) Duration of Erectile Dysfunction, in Correlation with Clinical and Laboratory Variables in Nigeria. European Journal of Scientific Research ISSN 1450-216x Vol. 31 No 4 Pg. 599- 604. (European journal publishing, inc 2009 Http://www.eurojournals.com/ejsr.htm)
  67. A.O Mahmoud, S.A Kuranga et al. 2010. Appropriateness of Ophthalmic Case, Presenting to Nigeria Tertiary Health Facility: Implications for Service Delivery in a Developing Country. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice Sept. 2010 Vol.13 (3). (Official Publication of the Medical and Dental Consultants Associations of Nigeria, Nnewi, Nigeria.)
  68. Popoola A.A, S.A Kuranga, et al. recurrent urinary retention from perforation of an ovarian teratoma into the urinary bladder. Proceeding of the 14th AGM NAUS. The journal of Surgery and Surgical Science Vol. 1 No3 Pg. 27. (Publication of Surgery Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin Nigeria.)
  69. Ajape A.A Babaita A, S.A Kuranga et al An overview of cancer of the prostrate in Nigeria. Experience in north-central state of Nigeria. The Journal of Surgery and Surgical Sciences Vol 1 No 3 Pg. 23. (Publication of Surgery Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin Nigeria.)
  70. Babata A.L, Popoola A.A, S.A Kuranga et al. Open Prostatectomy: A 4– year study. The Journal of Surgery and Surgical Sciences Vol. 1 No 3 Pg. 25. (Publication of Surgery Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin Nigeria.)