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Oyindamola Ikepo Ogunlaja
Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
BioDr. Ogunlaja is a board-certified, fellowship-trained neurologist. She provides patient care in the Stanford Headache Clinic. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, Headache Division.
Her specialized skills include Botox therapy for chronic migraine, trigger point injection procedures, and occipital nerve blocks.
Her prior experience includes serving as a consultant neurologist at King’s College Hospital in London.
Dr. Ogunlaja was a clinical research fellow in the Headache Group at King’s College. She was a physician member of the Dementia Consensus Panel of the Health and Aging in Africa Study.
She also conducted research at the Unit of Health-Care Epidemiology in the University of Oxford’s Department of Public Health. She investigated the epidemiology of patients hospitalized for sickle cell disease in England.
Dr. Ogunlaja has published in peer-reviewed journals including Headache and Current Pain and Headache Reports. She has presented her research findings to her peers at the International Headache Conference.
She is a member of the American Headache Society.
Maurice M. Ohayon, MD, DSc, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Sleep Medicine)On Leave from 11/15/2023 To 02/04/2024
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMain focus is epidemiology of sleep and psychiatric disorders in the general population and clinical settings: 1)sleep habits and patterns; 2) prevalence, diagnosis, co-morbidity, treatment and Public Health impact of sleep disorders; 3) pain, posttraumatic stress disorder, social phobia, panic disorder and generalized anxiety; 4) epidemiology of narcolepsy and hypersomnia.
David E. Oji
Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
BioDr. David Oji is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the operative and non-operative treatment of all aspects of foot and ankle disorders. After finishing his orthopaedic surgery residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, he did his fellowship at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland under the leadership of Dr. Lew Schon, the former president of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. There he underwent advanced training in the forefront of foot and ankle surgery including total ankle replacements, use of stem cells to promote healing of acute and chronic conditions, non-fusion techniques of great toe arthritis, and complex ankle and foot reconstruction.
During his training, he assisted in treating the Baltimore Orioles and amateur ballet dancers. Dr. Oji also took part in conducting advanced biomechanical and clinical research and has written chapters in textbooks with topics ranging from arthroscopic treatment of talar cartilage defects to the diabetic foot.
After fellowship, he was in private practice working closely with the community as the team physicians for many of the local high school sports teams.
In June of 2017, Dr. Oji joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor. In addition to his usual clinical and educational responsibilities, he is also one of the team physicians for Stanford University Athletic programs.
Since starting at Stanford, he has been on the forefront of ankle and foot surgery. He has performed the first out patient total ankle replacement and the first total talar replacement at Stanford. He is an advocate of minimally invasive ankle and foot surgery performing one of the first MIS (minimally invasive surgery) bunion surgeries in the Bay Area. Whenever possible, the smallest incision and the least invasive approach will be done to allow the patient to heal faster including tendosopy, small joint arthroscopy, endoscopic Haglund's resection, minimally invasive osteotomy, and minimally invasive great toe cheilectomy.
He has a special focus in the treatment of ankle and foot orthopaedic sports injuries such as chronic ankle instability, cartilage injuries, Achilles injuries, using surgery only as a last resort to return the patient to peak athletic form.
In addition, he has extensive experience in complex ankle and foot reconstruction such as ankle replacements, flatfeet reconstruction, fusions of the foot and hindfoot, and Charcot foot/ankle reconstruction.
Fernando Fabian Okonski
Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
BioDr. Okonski is an anesthesiologist specializing in pediatric anesthesia, regional anesthesia and acute pain management. He comes to Stanford after two decades of experience working in a tertiary care private practice where he led the pediatric anesthesia team. Additionally, he was part of the adult cardiac anesthesia, echocardiography, regional anesthesia, and acute pain management teams.
Outside the hospital, global medicine is a priority, and Dr. Okonski has travelled extensively on medical mission trips throughout the globe. Finally, he has a special interest in marine mammal medicine, and he works regularly with veterinarians at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito providing anesthesia and research support for perioperative care of pinnipeds and cetaceans.
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Pulmonary Medicine
BioDr. Okorie is board certified in pediatric pulmonology, sleep medicine and general pediatrics and joined the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary, Asthma and Sleep Medicine in 2018. She obtained her medical degree and Master’s in Public Health at the University of Arizona before going on to a residency and chief residency in pediatrics at Oregon Health & Science University. She completed her fellowship training in both pediatric pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine at Stanford University. She has a passion for medical education and serves as an Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Residency Program at Stanford.
She treats children with a variety of lung diseases, including: asthma, chronic cough, cystic fibrosis, chronic respiratory failure, and chronic lung disease of prematurity. Her additional training in sleep medicine allows her expertise to treat sleep disorders, including: sleep disordered breathing, parasomnias, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, and insomnia.