Meet Us

Our medical providers and staff work together as a team providing services in a concerned and caring manner. We hope to build and develop a relationship of trust and confidence with each parent and their children.

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Providers and Staff

Dr. A 2nd cropped pic-1Dr. Ogie Asemota

Dr. Asemota graduated from the University of Benin, School of Medicine, Nigeria in 1982. Prior to obtaining his specialty degree in pediatrics, he worked as a general medical practitioner in Nigeria from 1982 – 1988 and Zimbabwe from 1988 – 1991. He completed his residency in Pediatrics in 1996 at State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn, New York. He also was enrolled in a Pediatric Cardiology fellowship for a year while in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Asemota is Board Certified in Pediatrics since 1999 and recertified in 2003.He moved to Jacksonville, North Carolina and worked at Onslow Pediatrics from 1997- 2000. Dr. Asemota relocated to Fayetteville in 2000 and was employed by Womack Army Medical Center in providing pediatric services until 2003.Calvary Pediatrics was founded by Dr. Asemota. Its doors opened in December 2003 providing compassionate healthcare to the children of the Fayetteville community. Dr. Asemota was chosen as most highly regarded by his patients’ parents by being awarded the “2009 Patients Choice Awards”. (See the article inset.)Dr. Asemota is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Medical Association, North Carolina Medical Society and Cumberland County Medical Society.Dr. Asemota enjoys all aspects of pediatric care. His motto is to treat your child’s health as a priority. He loves spending time with his wife and four children when he is not seeing patients. Attending church, serving his community and loving God is a big part of his and his family’s life.

From the Fayetteville Observer “BusinessObserver” section:Calvary Pediatrics, under the direction of Dr. Ogie Asemota, has opened at 509 Sandhurst Drive. Asemota has been providing care for children in the Fayetteville area for 12 years. He recently was honored by his patients as a Patients’ Choice doctor of the year for a second year in a row. Patient feedback is tabulated by MDX Medical Inc.

doctor1Dr. Sujithra Velayuthan

Dr. Velayuthan hails from the southern part of India. She finished her medical education from Madurai Medical College, Tamilnadu, India in 2002. She then worked for 3 years as general medical practitioner for the underserved population of rural India in Christian Fellowship Community Health Center, Ambilikkai, India. Later, she received training in anesthesia and critical care at Southern Railway Headquarters Hospital, Chennai, India. She came to USA in 2009 and successfully finished her residency in Pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana (2011 – 2014). During her residency, she has received several awards in appreciation of her academic achievements, published several articles in various pediatric journals and presented interesting cases in the pediatric regional meetings. Dr.Velayuthan has been a member of American Academy of Pediatrics since 2011. She is also certified in pediatric advanced life support and basic life support.Dr.Velayuthan loves every aspect of pediatrics and her special areas of interest include asthma, obesity, reflux and constipation. She believes her academic achievements and extensive practice experience in diverse population would help her deliver the best care for her pediatric patients. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, cooking and practicing Indian classical dance.

 

Dr AkinlonuDr. Adeola Akinlonu

Dr. Akinlonu is originally from Lagos, Nigeria. He finished his medical education from Olabisi Onabanjo University- Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria in 2005. He then worked for 4 years as a general practitioner in Nigeria performing care for patients in all specialties but focusing on pediatrics. He came to the USA in 2009. He attended Boston University School of Public Health where he obtained his master of Public Health, focusing on child health and epidemiology. He also worked as a research assistant at the Boston Medical Center Department of Pediatrics. He finished his residency training at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY (2013-2016). At the completion of his residency, he was awarded the Graduating Resident of the Year Award, along with an award for being the Model of Courtesy, Respect and Professionalism. Dr. Akinlonu is certified in Pediatrics Advance Life Support (PALS), the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Basic Life Support (BLS). He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Public Health Association, and the Christian Medical and Dental Association.Dr. Akinlonu loves being a pediatrician and take special interest in General Pediatrics and the care of newborns. He believes his faith, his practice experience and his academic achievements will assist him in delivering the best care for his patients. He is a very humble and kind person who is devout in his faith and truly enjoys helping others. His favorite hobbies include spending time with his family, playing soccer, and watching sports.

 

katieMs. Katie Poole, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.

Poole received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Iowa in 2004 before completing her Master’s Degree in Parent-Child Nursing at the University of Michigan in 2008. Ms. Poole also practiced as a pediatric emergency department nurse in Detroit before relocating to North Carolina in 2008. She is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Basic Cardiac Life Support. Ms. Poole also maintains her certification through the Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC). She has been working as a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner since January 2009. She has a particular interest in pediatric obesity and childhood literacy. In her free time she enjoys exercising and reading a good book, as well as spending time with her daughter.

 

 

 

mr snipes2Mr. Claude Snipes, Practice Administrator

Mr. Snipes recently joined Calvary and Sunshine Pediatrics as Practice Administrator. He has managed several larger medical practices in Virginia and North Carolina. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Administration and is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Health Administration. He has 15 years experience in managing in the medical field. He is married with two children.

 

 

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Calvary Pediatrics
509 Sandhurst Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28304
910.484.4233
Sunshine Pediatrics
514 Owen Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28304
910.423.4233