Dr. Ifeyinwa Osunkwo MD Hematologist

Dr. Ifeyinwa Osunkwo is a hematologist in Atlanta, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Osunkwo accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 10 doctors at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and one of 43 at Emory University Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Clinical Interests: Activities of Daily Living

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Emory University Hospital
Ranked #24 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997–2000

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2000–2003

University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 14 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 3 years in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

An update on the recent literature on sickle cell bone disease.
Osunkwo, I.

Association between plasma free haem and incidence of vaso-occlusive episodes and acute chest syndrome in children with sickle cell disease.
Adisa, O. A.,Hu, Y.,Ghosh, S.,Aryee, D.,Osunkwo, I.,Ofori-Acquah, S. F.

Elevated circulating angiogenic progenitors and white blood cells are associated with hypoxia-inducible angiogenic growth factors in children with sickle cell disease.
Ofori-Acquah, S. F., Buchanan, I. D., Osunkwo, I., Manlove-Simmons, J., Lawal, F., Quarshie, A., Quyyumi, A. A., Gibbons, G. H., Gee, B. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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