Olutoyosi Ogunkua, M.D.

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Management
  • Pain Management


Olutoyosi Ogunkua, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in obstetric anesthesia. 

Dr. Ogunkua earned his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. He completed a residency in anesthesia at UT Southwestern, where he also received advanced training through a fellowship in obstetric anesthesia. 

Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017. 

Dr. Ogunkua conducts clinical and translational research in obstetric anesthesiology. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, and the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists.

Education & Training
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012-2016), Anesthesiology
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016-2017), Obstetric Anesthesiology
  • Medical School - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (2008-2012)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (2015)
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (2012)
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (2012)
Honors & Awards
  • University of Texas System Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Course Completion 2016
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center, Anesthesiology, Chairman's Recognition Award 2016
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center, Anesthesiology, Circles of Life Award 2015, Circles of Life exemplify compassion, integrity, respect, collaboration, leadership, excellence and stewardship
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Pain Management

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