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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

Dr. Eneanya is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension

Programs & Centers:

  • General Nephrology Clinic

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2011

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)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Meharry Medical College - School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital


American Medical Association, National American Society of Nephrology, National 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.


Selected Publications:

Eneanya ND, Maddux DW, Reviriego-Mendoza MM, Larkn JW, Usvyat LA, Van der Sande FM, Kooman JP, Maddux FW: Longitudinal patterns of health-related quality of life and dialysis modality: a national cohort study BMC Nephrology : 2019.

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.

Olaniran KO, Percy SG, Zhao S, Blais C, Jackson V, Kamdar MM, Goverman J, Kroshinsky D, Temel JS, Nigwekar SU, Eneanya ND: Palliative care use and patterns of end-of-life care in hospitalized patients with calciphylaxis Journal of Pain and Symptom Management : 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 ND, Winter M, Cabral H, Waite K, Waite K, Henault L, Bickmore T, Hanchate A, Wolf M, 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.

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.

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.

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Academic Contact Info

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