New Doctor Joins Mercy St. Francis Hospital

January 20, 2015

Mercy St. Francis Hospital has welcomed a new doctor and he’s already hit the ground running. Dr. Adegoke Adeleke is now working as an Emergency Department physician, as well as an inpatient hospitalist.

“Everyone has been really great and genuine here at Mercy,” Dr. Adeleke said. He’ll also be making rounds at the local nursing home facilities. “I love helping people. It’s my calling and my passion, and I’m already getting down to business.”

Dr. Adeleke received his medical education from University of Ibadan College of Medicine in Oyo State, Nigeria. He completed his residency with the Morehouse School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program in Atlanta, Georgia.

“My wife and two boys, who are two and five years old, will be moving here soon, and I can’t wait to show them this area,” Dr. Adeleke said. “I’m so impressed by this community as well; it’s a great place to raise a family.” In their free time, his family enjoys traveling, going to the movies or just spending time together at home.

Dr. Adeleke, a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, has big plans for this future in the area. “I’d love to get some administrative responsibilities as time goes by,” he said. “But for now, I’m really enjoying working alongside Dr. Barbe. I’m soaking up as much as I can.”

Dr. Adeleke‘s office is located within Mercy St. Francis Hospital at 100 W. Highway 60. He can be reached at 417-934-7000.