Dr. Kwame O Akosah MD Cardiologist

Dr. Kwame Akosah is a cardiologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

St Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986–1988

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1989–1992

Howard University College of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

Sub-optimal achievement of guideline-derived lipid goals in management of diabetic patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, despite high use of evidence-based therapies.
Deguzman, P.B., Akosah, K.O., Simpson, A.G., Barbieri, K.E., Megginson, G.C., Goldberg, R.I., Beller, G.A.

Heart failure due to coronary fistulas from the right and left coronary circulation into the right atrium.
Yeboah, J., Akosah, K., Ailawadi, G.

Closing the heart failure management gap in the community: managing hypotension and impact on outcomes.
Akosah, K.O., McHugh, V.L., Mathiason, M.A., Kallies, K.J., Pinter, R., Thayer, V.B.

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