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Nwamaka Denise Eneanya, MD, MPH

Nwamaka Denise Eneanya, MD, MPH Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Eneanya is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension

Programs & Centers:

  • General Nephrology Clinic

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2011
  • Nephrology, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • AIDS-related Kidney Complications
  • Anemia and Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease in Organ Transplant Patients
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD)
  • Dialysis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Failure
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Nephritis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Proteinuria

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Vetrans Choice Program (6/2018 Not Active)

Education and Training

Medical School:
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital

Memberships

American Medical Association, National American Society of Nephrology, National Massachusetts Medical Society, Local Medical Advisory Board, National Kidney Foundation of New England, Local Steering Committee, National Coalition for Supportive Care of Kidney Patients, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Eneanya is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Eneanya ND, Olaniran KO, Xu D, Waite K, Crittenden S, Hazar DB, Volandes AE, Temel JS, Thadhani R, Paasche-Orlow MK: Health literacy mediates racial disparities in cardiopulmonary resuscitation knowledge among chronic kidney disease patients. J Health Care Poor Underserved 29 (3): 1069-1082,2018.

Allegretti Andrew S, Parada Xavier Vela, Eneanya Nwamaka D, Gilligan Hannah, Xu Dihua, Zhao Sophia, Dienstag Jules L, Chung Raymond T, Thadhani Ravi I: Prognosis of Patients with Cirrhosis and AKI Who Initiate RRT. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 13 (1): 16-25,2018.

Nigwekar Sagar U, Weiser Jeremy M, Kalim Sahir, Xu Dihua, Wibecan Joshua L, Dougherty Sarah M, Mercier-Lafond Laurence, Corapi Kristin M, Eneanya Nwamaka D, Holbrook Eric H, Brown Dennis, Thadhani Ravi I, Păunescu Teodor G: Characterization and Correction of Olfactory Deficits in Kidney Disease. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 28 (11): 3395-3403,2017.

Eneanya Nwamaka D, Paasche-Orlow Michael K, Volandes Angelo: Palliative and end-of-life care in nephrology: moving from observations to interventions. Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension 26 (4): 327-334,2017.

Eneanya Nwamaka D, Hailpern Susan M, O'Hare Ann M, Kurella Tamura Manjula, Katz Ronit, Kreuter William, Montez-Rath Maria E, Hebert Paul L, Hall Yoshio N: Trends in Receipt of Intensive Procedures at the End of Life Among Patients Treated With Maintenance Dialysis. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 69 (1): 60-68,2017.

Eneanya Nwamaka D, Wenger Julia B, Waite Katherine, Crittenden Stanley, Hazar Derya B, Volandes Angelo, Temel Jennifer S, Thadhani Ravi, Paasche-Orlow Michael K: Racial Disparities in End-of-Life Communication and Preferences among Chronic Kidney Disease Patients. American Journal of Nephrology 44 (1): 46-53,2016.

Eneanya ND, Olaniran KO, Xu D, Waite K, Crittenden S, Hazar DB, Volandes AE, Temel JS, Thadhani R, Paasche-Orlow MK: Health Literacy and Education as Mediators of Racial Disparities in Patient Activation Within an Elderly Patient Cohort J Health Care Poor Underserved 27 (3): 1427-40,2016.

Hazar D Bora, Eneanya Nwamaka D, Kilcoyne Aoife, Rosales Ivy A: Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 35-2015: A 72-Year-Old Woman with Proteinuria and a Kidney Mass. The New England Journal of Medicine 373 (20): 1958-67,2015.

Eneanya Nwamaka D, Goff Sarah L, Martinez Talaya, Gutierrez Natalie, Klingensmith Jamie, Griffith John L, Garvey Casey, Kitsen Jenny, Germain Michael J, Marr Lisa, Berzoff Joan, Unruh Mark, Cohen Lewis M: Shared decision-making in end-stage renal disease: a protocol for a multi-center study of a communication intervention to improve end-of-life care for dialysis patients. BMC Palliative Care : 30,2015.

Goff Sarah L, Eneanya Nwamaka D, Feinberg Rebecca, Germain Michael J, Marr Lisa, Berzoff Joan, Cohen Lewis M, Unruh Mark: Advance care planning: a qualitative study of dialysis patients and families. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 10 (3): 390-400,2015.

Academic Contact Info

307 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)