Professor Rotimi Jaiyesimi is an innovative and award-winning consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist based at The Brook Suite, Nash Basildon, The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre. He has acquired vast experience in a wide range of obstetric and gynaecological disorders. His areas of expertise include heavy periods (menorrhagia), pelvic pain, endometriosis, fibroids and menopause. He is also qualified and experienced in psychosexual counselling, medicolegal expert reports in obstetrics and gynaecology, wellness and wellbeing programmes, as well as second opinion requests.
He graduated from the Ibadan Medical School, Nigeria in 1978 and holds masters degrees in business administration and medical law. In 1993, he proudly became one of the first Nigerians appointed as a consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology in the UK. He later continued his training, becoming a fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health, the West African College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
He is an accredited Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) Medical Educator and has contributed to the work of the National Institute for Health Research. In addition, he is an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan where he lectures postgraduate students on areas of medical jurisprudence. He is also the first medical doctor to lecture at the Nigerian Law School in Abuja.
Professor Jaiyesimi has received numerous awards for his innovation and dedication to medicine. In 2014, he developed an Electronic Mortality Review tool (MARS) in Basildon Hospital and received the Health Service Journal National Award for Innovative Development. He is often described by his peers as an asset to the UK NHS, and in 2018, The University of Ibadan presented him with the Lifetime Achievement Award.