Department of Surgery

Frances Okolo, MD

  • General Surgery Resident (PGY-4 - Lab)


Lagos, Nigeria

Why I Chose the University of Pittsburgh

I was very impressed with Pitt and its accomplishments, especially in the research field. Research is very important to me, and I realized that there were very few places that had incorporated 2 years of research as part of the residency program and have actually had outstanding success with it, and UPMC is one of them. When I came to UPMC for my interview, It felt like home for me. There was a very comfortable and personable relationship between the residents and between the residents and attendings that I had not noticed at any other program, and that was one of the things I was searching for in a program.

Non-Academic Accomplishments

I make magic happen in the kitchen

Education & Training

  • Howard University College of Medicine