Dr John Babalola trained at the reputable Obafemi Awolowo University and completed his postgraduate training at Guy’s and St Thomas’s hospital which is part of the South London and Maudsley training scheme.
Dr Babalola has been practicing as a Consultant Psychiatrist with the NHS for over 15 years and has a special interest in Neuropsychiatry and Bipolar Affective Disorder.
Dr Babalola has presented and spoken at several national and international conferences and has a strong passion for teaching.
As a result of Dr Babalola’s contribution to medical teaching, he was awarded the Bart’s Hospital NHS teacher of the year.
He is a member of the special interest group on neuropsychiatry (SIGN) at the Royal College of psychiatrists England.
Dr Babalola is an Associate Clinical Director at an NHS Foundation Trust and is very much involved in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching. He mentors several junior and senior doctors across the NHS and private health sector.
Dr Babalola is involved in a number of projects in Nigeria which looks to empower doctors and nurses across the country and improve their professional and personal development.
Dr Babalola and his wife set up Naijaid a British based charity which looks to empower Nigerian doctors and nurses by improving their knowledge base while also promoting and preserving health of its citizens.