Dr Sogbesan graduated from medical school in 2005. He worked and trained as a junior doctor in different medical and surgical specialties in NHS Hospitals across the country developing his skills in patient care and leadership skills. He gained experience in Respiratory Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Ear Nose & Throat, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Paediatrics, Elderly Medicine and Palliative Medicine.
While practicing in the hospital he undertook several clinical audits and research projects, some of which includes looking at standards in the care of vascular surgical patients at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust and the practice in early autism recognition, referral of children and support given after diagnosis in General Practice. He presented the latter at the 2017 National Conference of the Royal College of General Practitioners in Liverpool.
He completed his General Practice training in 2018 after which he moved to Hampshire where he works for the Southern Hampshire Primary Care Alliance. During the COVID-19 pandemic he volunteered as an Emergency Response Practitioner for the COVID-19 Clinical Assessment Service (CCAS). He is currently partnering with the University of Surrey looking at the use of blockchain technology to improve patient’s experience in primary healthcare.
Outside clinical work, Dr Sogbesan is a parish councillor in his local government council where he contributes towards community development and improving people’s wellbeing. He lives with his wife and two children and spend his spare time gardening, swimming and hiking.