Joan Ifarinde, MD

Dr Joan Olubunmi Ifarinde, MD, MBA, FAAP

Dr Joan Olubunmi Ifarinde obtained her medical degree from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria in 1990. Prior to coming to US she completed her rotating internship at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. She then went to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin where she completed both her pediatric internship and residency (1996). She was board certified the same year. She has a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from Regis University, Colorado (2005). She obtained her certificate to offer office-based treatment of buprenorphine to patients in 2009 (helps patient get off narcotics). Her area of expertise also includes ADHD, anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorders.

She has been in practice since 1996. As a way of giving back to her professional community she has mentored many medical students, residents, and student nurse practitioners throughout her career in pediatrics. At her previous employments she has served as Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics; chaired and was instrumental in in developing and running patient focused pediatric, general, and buprenorphine practices. Presently she works at Progressive Medical Center, an integrative medical clinic, does peds locum, and wellness home visits for seniors.

She lives in Atlanta, GA. She is involved in her church; sings in the choir and leads a high school girl’s group 1-2 x month which focuses on dealing with various hurts, hang ups, and habits they may be struggling with. She loves to read, dance; plays the piano and guitar.

Dr Joan is a compassionate doctor and is well liked by her patients, coworkers and colleagues.