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Tochi Okwuosa, DO, Cardiology, Chicago, IL, Rush University Medical Center

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Cardiology Chicago, IL

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Preventive Cardiology

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, Director of Cardio-Oncology Services, Rush University Medical Center

Overview of Dr. Okwuosa

Dr. Tochi Okwuosa, DO is a cardiologist in Chicago, Illinois. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in Illinois and Michigan. She is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2006 - 2009
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoResidency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2006
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic MedicineClass of 2003
  • Rutgers University
    Rutgers UniversityB.A., Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 1997 - 1999
  • University of NigeriaB.Sc., Biochemistry, Minor in Microbiology, 1992 - 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State License 2014 - 2023
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State License 2011 - 2014
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State License 2006 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2014
  • Wayne State University Physician Group Travel Award Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar, 2012
  • Selected Finalist Northwestern (National) Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum, 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The Present and Future Cardiovascular Medicine and Society the Cardiologist and the Cancer Patient: Challenges to Cardio-Oncology (Or Onco-Cardiology) and Call to Action  
    Agne Paner, Hena Patel, Timothy Kuzel, Parameswaran Venugopal, Tochi M Okwuosa, Nicole Prabhu, Kim A Williams, ScienceDirect
  • The Cardiologist and the Cancer Patient  
    Tochi Okwuosa, DO, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Long-Term Change in Alcohol Consumption Status and Variations in Serum Fibrinogen Levels: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study  
    Okwuosa TM, Klein O, Chan C, Schreiner P, Liu K, Green D, BMJ Open, 7/11/2013
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Authored Content

  • What's Old Is New: Patients Want Good New Days in Health CareFebruary 2020
  • The Cardiologist and the Cancer PatientJuly 2018

Press Mentions

  • Iva Minga, MD
    Iva Minga, MDJuly 9th, 2021
  • Closely Monitor Heart Health in Cancer Patients Who Get Hormonal Therapies: AHA
    Closely Monitor Heart Health in Cancer Patients Who Get Hormonal Therapies: AHAApril 27th, 2021
  • Cardio-Oncology Programs Strive to Balance Cancer Care with Heart Health
    Cardio-Oncology Programs Strive to Balance Cancer Care with Heart HealthOctober 11th, 2020

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations