Tawakalitu Omosalewa (Salewa) Oseni, MD


Assistant Professor of Surgery, Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA

Tawakalitu Omosalewa (Salewa) Oseni, MD is an assistant professor in surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Dr. Oseni is committed to eliminating healthcare disparities, especially in surgery through engagement with using health systems as a primary vehicle to drive change. She has developed extensive leadership experience through military service, achieving the rank of Commander. During her 15 year career in the U.S. Navy, Dr. Oseni received a Naval Achievement Medal as well as Naval Commendation Medals. She was elected Treasurer of the Association of Women Surgeons and she serves as Associate Director for the diversity, equity and inclusion committee in the Department of Surgery at MGH. Dr. Oseni received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH in 2001. She completed her residency in general surgery at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD in 2006, and a fellowship in surgical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA in 2009.