« Back

Olugbenga B. Ojo, M.D.
Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine

Olugbenga B. Ojo, M.D.

Olugbenga B. Ojo, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer - TDCJ Hospital
Associate Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine

University of Texas Medical Branch
TDCJ Managed Care
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0449
Phone: 409.747.6140
Fax: 409.772.7624

General Medicine Administration
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0566
Phone: 409.772.4182
Email: General.Medicine@utmb.edu


Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
M.D. 1992 College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Internship & Residency 2001 Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
Post Graduate⁄Obstetrics & GYN 1998 William Harvey Hospital,
Ashford Kent, England


Dr. Olugbenga Ojo is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Chief Medical Officer / Chief Physician Executive for the TDCJ Hospital in Galveston, TX. He received his Doctorate of Medicine Degree (MD) from the College of Medicine University of Lagos Nigeria; Postgraduate training in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford Kent, England, and Internal Medicine Residency at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Ojo is very enthusiastic about education and teaching. His passion is in the practice of Evidenced Based Medicine, Inpatient Medicine and teaching rounds as well as bedside physical examinations. Dr. Ojo has been nominated several times for the Department of Medicine Excellence in teaching award. In 2005, he received the Inaugural John P. McGovern Award from the UTMB McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine, for modeling the ideals of compassionate, scientifically sound, patient-driven care exemplified by Sir William Osler. Dr. Ojo currently serves on many Educational Committees. He is Board Certified in Hospital Medicine and Internal Medicine.

Clinical Interests

Specializing in Hospital Medicine Medical Students and Residents Education, Women's Health Affiliations: TDCJ Hospital

The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medications
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

» For more information

Meaning Use logo

The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.

Site Managed by UTMB Information Design Services.