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Dr. O. Michael Obiekwe

Founder & President

  • ​Dr. O. Michael Obiekwe is the Founder and President of Arms of Care as well as the President and Medical Director for Atlanta Ropheka Medical Center

  • He completed his medical training and residency at Department of Family and Preventive medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA.

  • He is a Diplomate of American Board of Family Practice, Board Certified Fellow of the West African College of Surgeon, Fellow of the International College of Surgeon, and Board Certified Fellow of the Medical College of Surgeons of Nigeria.

  • ​Dr. Obiekwe has been practicing medicine for over thirty-one years.

  • He has earned many honors and awards including Physicians Recognition Award by the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians' Humanitarian Award which honors extraordinary and enduring humanitarian efforts both within and beyond the borders of the United States 

  • He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association and Georgia Academy of Family Physicians.

  • He is married to Elizabeth and they are blessed with three children.


Elizabeth Obiekwe, RN, BSN

Head of Nursing Services

  • Elizabeth Obiekwe as the wife of Dr. Obiekwe has been a part of Arms of Care from the beginning.

  • She leads the eye examination services during mission trips.

  • While not on missions, Elizabeth works at Grady Health System in Atlanta and the Ropheka Medical Center in Riverdale, Georgia.

  • Elizabeth and Dr. Obiekwe are blessed with three children and five grandchildren


Dr. Sylveria O. Olatidoye, MD, FAAFP

Head of Medical Missions

  • Sylveria Olatidoye is a board certified Family physician who has been in practice since 1994.

  • She graduated from University of West Virginia and completed her residency at University of Maryland in Baltimore.

  • She practices in the metro Atlanta area and has been involved with Arms of Care for 7 years

  • Sylveria is married with two children.


Charles Dike

Head of Strategy

  • Charles Dike is a finance and Information Technology professional and management consultant with several years of public and private sector    experience

  • Professionally, he worked for over fifteen years a consultant to the United States Government at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Veterans Affairs is currently a Consulting Director at CGI Federal. 

  • He is also a Partner at Visions Consulting, Inc., a management consulting, organizational transformation, corporate branding and training firm

  • Vocationally, he has served as an Associate Pastor at World Outreach Church for all nations

  • He is passionate about the Great Commission: Missions, discipleship and deploying the Gospel as a tool for individual and community empowerment and transformation

  • He holds an MBA degree from Oglethorpe University, Atlanta and is married with 3 children 

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