Olatoyosi Odenike, MD

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Professor of Medicine Director, Leukemia Program

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

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Olatoyosi Sobulo Odenike, MD, is an expert in the care of adults with leukemia, chronic myeloproliferative diseases, and myelodysplastic syndromes. She specializes in all types of treatment for these diseases, including blood and bone marrow stem cell transplant.

An active researcher, Dr. Odenike is involved in the development of novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of acute and chronic leukemias and chronic myeloproliferative diseases. The ultimate goal of her research is to improve treatment options for patients with these diseases. Dr. Odenike is the principal investigator on a number of clinical trials investigating molecularly targeted agents in this patient population. These clinical trials also integrate laboratory studies to evaluate the effect that these agents have on cancer cells.

Medical Education

  • University of Ibadan College of Medicine

Residency

  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2000

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English