Dr. Yele Aluko is currently an executive director at a global healthcare consulting firm where he advises clients on strategies to optimize value in healthcare delivery. He is a proven cardiovascular physician executive and leader, with multiyear experience in physician governance, clinical service line strategic planning, program growth and development.
He is a former senior vice president and medical director at Novant Health, a leading southeast USA regional integrated healthcare delivery system where he was responsible for an enterprise wide clinical strategy including physician alignment and accountability to service line vision, standardization of clinical, operational and business processes within all heart and vascular facilities across the IHDS’s four state footprint. As medical director at Novant Heart and Vascular Institute, his clinical expertise and interests included complex coronary interventions, transcatheter valve replacement and transcatheter closure of congenital cardiac septal defects.
He obtained his MD from the University of Ibadan Medical School in Nigeria. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York City. He completed additional fellowships in Invasive Cardiology at Cornell University Medical Center in New York City, and Interventional Cardiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA. He obtained an MBA from Wake Forest University School of Business in Winston Salem, NC.
Dr. Aluko is certified by the American and Canadian Boards of Internal Medicine. He has further certifications by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the subspecialties of Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He is a recipient of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Excellence in Healthcare Award, the Mecklenburg County Medical Society President’s Award, the Association of Black Cardiologist’s Best Practice Award, the Novant Medical Council Commitment to Excellence Award, the Charlotte Bobcats Foundation Hero Award, the Charlotte Post Foundation Luminary Award and the Charlotte Top Doctors Award. He is a Past President and current member of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas.