Prof. Alikor, Chizindu A is a Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medical Sciences of the Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Nigeria and a consultant Physician and Cardiologist at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital. He currently serves as the Head of Department of Internal Medicine at the Rivers State University and Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He was also the pioneer Head of Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. Prof. Alikor had the opportunity to study within and outside Nigeria to qualify as a Physician/Cardiologist and a Nuclear Physician. He has published widely in both local and International Scientific Journals and presented academic papers in numerous conferences locally and internationally.
Prof. Alikor, Chizindu A is also a:
Fellow, West African College of Physician (FWACP), Fellow, College of Nuclear Physician of South Africa (FCNPSA), Fellow, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria (IAEA), Fellow, European Society of Cardiology (FESC), Fellow, Nigeria Cardiac Society (NCS), Member of American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), Member of South African Society of Nuclear Medicine (SASNM), Graduate member of Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). Holds a Masters Degree from the University of the Free State, South Africa, certificate in Management and a certificate in Theology from the Redeemed Bible College.
Prof. Alikor, Chizindu A has also served as the President, Association of Resident Doctors, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital 2009 – 2010, Secretary, Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers branch 2016- 2018, Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers State branch August, 2020 –August 2022 and Secretary General of the Nigerian Cardiac Society (2022 till date). Also currently serves as the Chairman of NMA National LEADERSHIP Development and Retreat Committee.
Professor Alikor has just recently concluded his PhD program in Occupational Health and Safety Studies. He is at the concluding phase of his Masters in Medical Education program and just enrolled in another Ph.D program in Cardiology.
Professor Chizindu Alikor is a Pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God; married to Dr. Mrs Oroma Alikor and blessed with 4 children.