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Peju Olajide Adekoya, M.D.

Peju Olajide Adekoya, M.D.

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Languages: English, Yoruba

Expertise

Anesthesiology, Botox Injections, Chronic Pain, Comprehensive Pain Treatment, Epidural Injections, Intra-Articular Joint Injections, Ketamine Infusions, Kyphoplasty, Multimodal Analgesic, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), Selective Nerve Root Injections, Spinal Cord and Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Trials/Implants, Sympathetic Nerve Plexus Blocks, Trigger Point Injections, Vertebroplasty ...read more

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Outside of Maryland & Washington D.C.

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Locations

Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center

Appointment Phone: 202-660-5191
6420 Rockledge Drive
Suite 4950
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Phone: 410-955-7246

Suburban Hospital

Appointment Phone: 202-660-5191
8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814 map

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Appointment Phone: 202-660-5191
5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016 map
Fax: 301-530-2650

Background

Dr. Peju Adekoya is an Interventional Pain Physician at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine.

He completed an Interventional Pain Medicine fellowship at Harvard University's Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He completed his Anesthesiology training here at  Johns Hopkins Hospital, the department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine in Baltimore. During this very fulfilling time, he received several prestigious awards such as the Merel Harmel MD outstanding resident award, resident achievement award for test performance excellence, resident of the year award and an award for clinical excellence at Johns Hopkins, along with the award for clinical excellence at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York.  Prior to this, he obtained his undergraduate and medical degree at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

His areas of clinical expertise includes Anesthesiology, comprehensive and interventional pain medicine that includes the spine, joints (upper and lower extremities), muscles/myofascial tissue, abdomen, pelvis, headaches, cancer-related and several other pain syndromes using image-guided techniques (fluoroscopy and/or ultrasound) along with adjunct therapies as indicated. Furthermore, he also utilizes advanced neuromodulation techniques to treat a range of persistent chronic pain conditions using modalities of spinal cord and dorsal root ganglion stimulation with an implantable pulse generator.

Dr. Peju Adekoya has been active in published works in outcomes-based research for chronic pain conditions.

He is primarily seeing patients at the National Capital Region, Bethesda, MD. Including from both Johns Hopkins Suburban Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital.

Appointment Information for Dr. Peju Adekoya: Call 202-660-5191.

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Education

Degrees

  • MD; Howard University College of Medicine (2014)

Residencies

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2018)

Fellowships

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine; Massachusetts General Hospital (2019)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology (Anesthesiology-General) (2019)
  • American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine) (2019)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Odonkor CA, AlFarra T, Adekoya P, Orhurhu V, Rodríguez T, Sottosanti E, Kaye AD. Dorsal Column Stimulation and Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Chronic Nociceptive and Neuropathic Pain: a Review of the Clinical and Pre-clinical Data. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2022 Feb;26(2):103-118. doi: 10.1007/s11916-022-01008-y. Epub 2022 Feb 4. Erratum in: Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2022 Feb 15;: PMID: 35119602

Olopoenia A, Camelo-Castillo W, Qato DM, Adekoya A, Palumbo F, Sera L, Simoni-Wastila L. Patterns of opioid and benzodiazepine use with gabapentin among disabled Medicare beneficiaries - A retrospective cohort study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 Jan 1;230:109180. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.109180. Epub 2021 Nov 17. PMID: 34847506.

Interventional Therapies for Pain in Cancer Patients: a Narrative Review. Hao D, Sidharthan S, Cotte J, Decker M, Salisu-Orhurhu M, Olatoye D, Karri J, Hagedorn JM, Adekoya P, Odonkor C, Gulati A, Orhurhu V. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2021 May 7;25(7):44

Trends in opioid use disorder amongst hospitalized patients with chronic pain. Orhurhu V, Olusunmade M, Urits I, Viswanath O, Peck J, Orhurhu MS, Adekoya P, Hirji S, Sampson J, Simopoulos T, Jatinder G. Pain Practice. May 11, 2019.

Inciting Events Associated With Lumbar Facet Joint Pain. Odonkor CA, Chen Y, Adekoya P, Marascalchi BJ, Chaudhry-Richter H, Tang T, Abruzzese C, Cohen BK, Cohen SP. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2017 Jul 10.

Lumbosacral Radiculopathy: inciting Events and their Association with Epidural Steroid Injection Outcomes. A. Angle, Y. Chen, B. Marascalchi, I. Wilkinson, A Yao, C. He, W. Abrams, Z. Cohen, P. Adekoya, S. Cohen. The Journal, Pain Medicine.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Merel Harmel MD Outstanding Resident Award, 2018., Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 2018
  • Resident Achievement Award for Test Performance Excellence, 2018., Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 2018
  • Award for Clinical Excellence, 2018., Hospital for Special Surgery, Department of Anesthesiology., 2018
  • Resident of the year award, 2017., Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 2017
  • Rory Gautt Endowed Prize for Excellence in Anesthesiology, Howard University College of Medicine, 2014
  • Academic Achievement Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence, Howard University College of Medicine, 2012
  • Newman Service Award - In recognition for service provided to colleagues, Howard University College of Medicine, 2012
  • Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award, Howard University College of Allied Health Sciences, 2010
  • The Walker-Weaver Award - Outstanding clinical and didactic performance, Howard University College of Allied Health Sciences, 2010
  • The Calvin C. Sampson Award - Outstanding clinical and laboratory performance, Howard University College of Allied Health Sciences, 2010
  • The Catherine C. Deane Award - Excellence in Microbiology, Howard University College of Allied Health Sciences, 2010
  • Outstanding Junior Award - For exemplary leadership, service and commitment, Howard University College of Allied Health Sciences, 2009

Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2013
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2013
  • American Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2008
  • American Society Of Anesthesiologist, 2019
  • American Board of Anesthesiologist, 2019
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