I saw him as I was driving to work
I quickly recognized him
I slowed down and smiled
I recognized him by his walk
“Hi” I bolted out smiling
I grinned hard
He replied “doc this is is the first time I have seen your face in real life”
I smiled hard
“You have gapped tooth too” he continued
“Yes I do” (no emoticons with gapped tooth)
Turns out we both do
Maskless we celebrate in smiles.
He walks like my dad.
Oh the little joys!
Of being a neighborly doc!
Gapped teeth and all.
Dr. Tolulope Olabintan MD, AAHIVS, FAAFP, dipABLM
Dr. Tolulope Olabintan is the Co-Founder and Medical Director of Livingspring Family Medical Center.
She is a Christian, Family Physician, writer, mentor, mother and wife. She takes joy in empowering her patients and readers to live their fullest lives possible.
She helps patients live long and well as she believes that the quality of life is just as important as the quantity of life.
She is also a foodie and loves the colors teal and orange.
Dr. Olabintan completed her medical degree at UMDNJ Rutgers Medical School in 2007. Dr. O went on to finish her Family Medicine Residency from Albert Einstein College of Medicine Family Medicine residency where she also served as a Chief Resident. She then went on to complete a women’s health/surgical obstetrics fellowship at St Francis hospital in 2011. She is a board-certified Family Physician, Lifestyle Medicine, a HIV specialist and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.