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Tunji Alausa biography, family, career and awards


Tunji Alausa is the Executive Chairman of Dialysis Care Centre. He is a successful medical expert both home and abroad. 

He is currently the Minister of Solid Minerals Development in Nigeria.

In this piece, ENigeria newspapers gives the biography, family education and career of Dr Tunji Alausa.


Profile Summary


Full Name: Tunji Alausa

Date of Birth:18th April, 1965

State of origin: Epe LGA,Lagos State, Nigeria

Education: University of Lagos

Religion: Christian

Marital status: Married

Occupation: Physician


Early Life

Tunji Alausa was born into a Yoruba family in Epe LGA of Lagos State on the 18th of April, 1965.


He had his early and secondary education in Lagos before obtaining Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Lagos in 1993.

He received training in Internal Medicine at Royal Bolton Hospital and University of Newcastle, both in the United Kingdom, from 1995 to 1997.

He also a Specialist in Nephrology and Hypertension, a training he got from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, US between 2002 and 2004.



After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, between 1997 and 2001, he was appointed Chief Medical Resident responsible for co-coordinating the training programmes of several interns and residents as well as an Attending Physician.

Upon completing his tenure at CCH, Dr. Alausa was appointed to the faculty of Rush University Medical School as an Assistant Professor before moving on to the prestigious Medical College of Wisconsin to pursue a specialist training in Nephrology and Hypertension from July 2002 and June 2004.

Being a trained Nephrologist, he is committed to advancing the delivery of excellent care to patients living with chronic kidney disease.

He is a board-certified Nephrologist and the founder of both Kidney Care Center, a nephrology practice and dialysis care center providing quality dialysis services across the United States.

Through his company, Alausa has created a national brand that focuses on optimal care for patients who have chronic kidney disease in underserved communities.

Alausa has also contributed tremendously to these communities by providing significant employment opportunities for various stakeholders.

He has built a strong team of professionals across the United States who are committed to his vision and mission.

He pilots the Value-Based Care (VBC) initiative in the US. The Value-Based Care model is a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovative (CMMI) model to enhance a framework for restructuring healthcare systems with the overarching goal of value for patients.

In addition to his medical expertise, Dr Alausa has also published several health journals including the New England Journal of Medicine.

The Nigerian Nephrologist has successfully treated conditions such as Chronic Kidney Disease, Kidney Stones, Kidney Transplant, and Glomerulus Disorder Dialysis. He has also embarked on rescue missions to deliver care to vulnerable Nigerians.


Dr Alausa’s philanthropic deeds has earned him numerous awards that applauds his charitable contributions and voluntary service to humanity.

He received the America’s Best Physician award in 2007 and 2012.

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