Gabriel Okpagu, MD, MBA

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Dr. Okpagu is a board-certified family physician who is driven by a relentless passion for revolutionizing healthcare in order to make it more accessible to the marginalized populations globally.

He is committed to the advocacy of healthcare entrepreneurship, innovative healthcare solutions, and healthcare policy that aims to meet the needs of the most underserved sections of society. To that end, he co-founded a non-profit organization by the name of Destination of Hope Africa, which aims to empower and support orphans and less privileged children in the medically deprived regions of Africa.

He strives to provide competent and compassionate patient care and work effectively as a member of the health system.

Dr. Okpagu holds a medical degree from the American University of Antigua and completed his residency training from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He also has an MBA degree in Healthcare Administration to his name.

His fields of interests include preventative medicine and holistic approaches to treating medical diseases, with a special interest in healthcare entrepreneurship, innovative healthcare solutions, and healthcare policy.


Professional Highlights

  • Student observer at Texas Tech Health Sciences
  • Chief Family Medicine Resident at Henry Ford Health System
  • Medical Director/Urgent Care Physician at Denton Regional Urgent Care (subsidiary hospital of HCA)
  • Locums Hospitalist/Nocturnist/Primary Care at Laredo Medical Center
  • Founder/Director of Syndicate Healthcare PLLC
  • Co-founder/President/Nocturnist and Outpatient Primary Care provider at Destination of Hope Africa


Medical Accreditation

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified
  • Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) Certified


Professional Membership

  • Active Member of American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)



  • Award for Best Family Medicine Clinical Presentation on “The Relationship with Continuity of Care and Outcomes” at Michigan family medicine Research Day



  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) Family Medicine Residency Program from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Healthcare Management from Plymouth State University
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, General from Texas Tech University
Last modified on: 11-11-2021