Dr. Sopukro Wenike Tienabeso

Dr. Sopukro Wenike Tienabeso

Sopukro Wenike Tienabeso, MD A.K.A. Dr. T is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He currently works as a part-time Hospitalist with the Optimum Care Hospitalist Group at OU Medical Center in Edmond, OK.

He completed his training in Internal Medicine at the Capital Health Systems Residency Program, Trenton, New Jersey, in 2004. He graduated from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1984.

In the last three decades, Dr. Tienabeso has worked as a Medical Practitioner in three countries, Nigeria, The Gambia and the United States of America.

He is Nigerian by birth and worked for several years in Nigeria, as a General Practitioner, before proceeding to The Gambia, as a volunteer under the Auspices of the Technical Aid Corps Program of Nigeria (TAC).

In The Gambia, he was involved in strengthening Health management in Districts and Provinces. He was also involved in AIDS awareness campaigns and delivered a public AIDS lecture in December 1992 to Commemorate World’s AIDS day.

He has been in Oklahoma since 2004 and has had many hospital affiliations, including working fulltime as Primary Care Physician with the Oklahoma City Veterans Administration Hospital and part-time as Hospitalist in various hospitals: including but not limited to Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville, Valleyview Regional hospital in Ada, St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City, Duncan Regional Hospital in  Duncan, Stillwater Medical Center in Stillwater, Great Plains Regional Medical center in  Elk City, and Deaconess Hospital in Oklahoma City.

He is also affiliated with Creek Nation Hospital in Okemah, Holdenville Regional Hospital in Holdenville and Clinton Regional Hospital in Clinton where he works part-time as Emergency Room Physician.

Sopukro Tienabeso is a Christian and is happily married. He immigrated to the United States of America with his wife and children, a daughter and two sons at ages 7 years, 4 years and 2 years, respectively on July 6th, 1997, on time to celebrate the family’s first July 4th holidays. Since then the family has had numerous other reasons to celebrate, including college graduations and living the American Dream.