April’s Provider of the Month is Dr. Olantunji Akintilo. He specializes in Family Practice, Health & Wellness, Diet, and Exercise. Dr. Akintilo has an extensive medical background and has been a proud member of the IMH Team for almost two years now.
Dr. Akintilo received his MBA from the Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University in Chicago and completed his residency at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, also in Chicago. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Family Medicine. His extensive medical background includes being Medical Director of the Kankakee County Health Department since 2008, along with being a reoccurring medical student preceptor for clinical rotation in Family Medicine. He has also operated his own private practice, Kankakee Urgent Care.
When it comes to providing for his patients, Akintilo states, “My passion is to provide comprehensive care for the entire family utilizing the latest medical technology. I assist my patients to achieve optimal health, promoting healthy lifestyle and disease prevention. I focus on providing quality, compassionate care through open communication, treating everyone with respect and dignity.” Dr. Akintilo takes pride in being able to care for the whole family. As he puts it, “Family medicine is unique because we can actually take care of everyone in your family. For example, if a parent comes, they can bring their child. Not only that, primary care in general provides what is called a medical home. We try to coordinate all the different aspects of care that the patient may need. For example, if they need physical therapy, dietary, or to see a specialist, you can do everything through one single provider.” Dr. Akintilo knows that being able to care for the whole family through one provider can make doctor visits that much easier. He also understands the importance of listening to his patients. Dr. Akintilo states, “I like to find out what their priorities are in terms of their care, and what they want to be done. I also pay close attention to their medical issues, and in addition to that, keep up on their preventive care.” Dr. Olantunji Akintilo truly strives to provide the most comprehensive healthcare to all his patients, young or old, catering to each of their individual needs.
For more information on Primary Care Providers at IMH, or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Akintilo, please call 815.432.5411.