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Onyi C. Onuoha, MD, MPH Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Onuoha is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 2013

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • 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: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists, National Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists, Local Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Onuoha 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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Onuoha, Onyi: "I got a wet tap, should I place an intrathecal catheter?" Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Website - Clinical Practice FAQs - Provider Education : 2019.

Onyi Onuoha, Kristin Brennan, Patricia Dalby, David Berman: "Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy" Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) Website "OB-Gyn Education" : 2019.

Onuoha OC: Comment on "Predictors of Sleep-disordered Breathing in Pregnancy" by Louis, J.M.; Koch, M.A.; Reddy, U.M.; Silver, R.M.; Parker, C.B.; Facco, F.L.; Redline, S.; Nhan-Chang, C.L.; Chung, J.H.; Pien, G.W.; Basner, R.C.; Grobman, W.A.; Wing, D.A.; Simhan, H.N.; Haas, D.M.; Mercer, B.M.; Parry, S.; Mobley,D.; Carper, B.; Saade, G.R.; Schubert, F.P.; Zee, P.C. (Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018;218:521.e1–e12) Obstetric Anesthesia Digest 39 (1): 36-37,2019.

Cobb BT, Lane-Fall MB, Month RC, Onuoha OC, Srinivas SK, Neuman MD.: Anesthesiologist Specialization and Use of General Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery. Anesthesiology 130 (2): 237-246,2019.

Xu Z, Liu Z, Zhang Y, Jin C, Shen F, Yu Y, Cheek T, Onuoha O, Liang G, Month R, Atkins J, Tran KM, Wei H.: S100β in newborns after C-Section with general versus epidural anesthesia: a prospective observational study. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 62 (3): 293-303,2018.

Gohil S., Onuoha, O.: Vitamin B12/folate deficiency In: Fleisher L., Roizen M., Roizen J. (eds.): Essence of Anesthesia Practice. 4th Edition. : 2017.

Onuoha, OC: Pregnancy-induced hypertension. In: Fleisher L., Roizen M., Roizen J. (eds.): Essence of Anesthesia Practice. 4th Edition : 2017.

Onuoha OC: Epidural Analgesia for Labor: Continuous Infusion Versus Programmed Intermittent Bolus. Anesthesiol Clin. 2017 Mar;35(1):1-14. doi: 10.1016/j.anclin.2016.09.003. Epub 2016 Dec 12. Review. PMID: 28131113 : 2017.

Onuoha OC, Gaiser RR: Embracing the Next Phase in Obstetric Anesthesiology Anesthesiol Clin. 2017 Mar;35(1):xv-xvi. doi: 10.1016/j.anclin.2016.12.001. PMID: 28131125 : 2017.

Salva CR., Onuoha OC.: Preoperative Evaluation (Chapter 6). In Olsen & Rizk Office Care of Women. : 61-71,2016.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Dulles 6
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104