Dr. Akin Ojo-Carons was born and raised in Nigeria. He graduated with highest distinction with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2002. He completed his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, New York in 2008. Dr. Ojo-Carons completed his surgical internship and urology residency training at Northshore-LIJ Health system, Smith Institute for Urology in NY under the guidance of Dr. Louis Kavoussi, who is considered one of the pioneers in laparoscopy and robotic surgery. He then went on to complete Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship training in Woodbury, MN.
Dr. Ojo-Carons provides specialized care in voiding dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder for men and women, neuro-urology, pelvic pain/chronic prostatitis, and kidney/ureteral stones and no scalpel vasectomy.
He is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), Endourological Society, American Medical Association (AMA) and National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He is board eligible, American Board of Urology (ABU).
He has published papers in peer reviewed journals and presented many of his research works at the AUA section meetings. Areas of publication include research on renal calculi analysis and the history of the New York section and foundation of AUA.
In his spare time, he is passionate about global health medicine and seeking ways to provide care in third world countries where resources and healthcare is limited. He enjoys biking, soccer and the outdoors.