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Olakunle O. Akinboboye, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor;
Department of Medicine (Medicine)

Clinical Addresses

234-36 Merrick Boulevard
Queens, NY 11422
Phone: 718-949-9400

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Medical Specialties


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Board Certification

2005 — Ab Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
2005 — Ab Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
2011 — Ab Family Medicine (Sleep Medicine)


1984 — University of Ibadan, Medical Education
1988-1991 — Nassau County Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1988-1991 — Nassau County Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Internship
1991-1993 — Nassau County Medical Center (Cardiology), Clinical Fellowships
1993-1995 — New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Med Ctr (Cardiology), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


Obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease in blacks: A call to action from the Association of Black Cardiologists
Olafiranye, Oladipupo; Akinboboye, Olakunle; Mitchell, Judith E; Ogedegbe, Gbenga; Jean-Louis, Girardin
2013 Apr;165(4):468-476, American heart journal
— id: 288102, year: 2013, vol: 165, page: 468, stat: Journal Article,

Detection of multivessel coronary artery disease: looking beyond the extent of perfusion abnormalities
Desai, Dipan; Kozeski, Gorgi; Akinboboye, Olakunle
2009 Jan-Feb;16(1):4-5, Journal of nuclear cardiology
— id: 169996, year: 2009, vol: 16, page: 4, stat: Journal Article,

Myocardial perfusion and function: single photon emission computed tomography
Hansen, Christopher L; Goldstein, Richard A; Akinboboye, Olakunle O; Berman, Daniel S; Botvinick, Elias H; Churchwell, Keith B; Cooke, C David; Corbett, James R; Cullom, S James; Dahlberg, Seth T; Druz, Regina S; Ficaro, Edward P; Galt, James R; Garg, Ravi K; Germano, Guido; Heller, Gary V; Henzlova, Milena J; Hyun, Mark C; Johnson, Lynne L; Mann, April; McCallister, Benjamin D Jr; Quaife, Robert A; Ruddy, Terrence D; Sundaram, Senthil N; Taillefer, Raymond; Ward, R Parker; Mahmarian, John J
2007 Nov-Dec;14(6):e39-e60, Journal of nuclear cardiology
— id: 96430, year: 2007, vol: 14, page: e39, stat: Journal Article,

Epicardial fat: an unrecognized cause of artifact on myocardial perfusion imaging
Akinboboye, Olakunle O; Nichols, Kenneth; Dim, Uzodinma R; Wang, Yi; Chhabra, Shalini; Milo, Tom
2006 Jun;31(6):333-334, Clinical nuclear medicine
— id: 169999, year: 2006, vol: 31, page: 333, stat: Journal Article,

Equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography
Corbett, James R; Akinboboye, Olakunle O; Bacharach, Stephen L; Borer, Jeffrey S; Botvinick, Elias H; DePuey, E Gordon; Ficaro, Edward P; Hansen, Christopher L; Henzlova, Milena J; Van Kriekinge, Serge
2006 Nov;13(6):e56-e79, Journal of nuclear cardiology
— id: 169997, year: 2006, vol: 13, page: e56, stat: Journal Article,

Comparison among tomographic radionuclide ventriculography algorithms for computing left and right ventricular normal limits
De Bondt, Pieter; Nichols, Kenneth J; De Winter, Olivier; De Sutter, Johan; Vanderheyden, Marc; Akinboboye, Olakunle O; Dierckx, Rudi Andre
2006 Sep;13(5):675-684, Journal of nuclear cardiology
— id: 169998, year: 2006, vol: 13, page: 675, stat: Journal Article,

Accuracy of radionuclide ventriculography assessed by magnetic resonance imaging in patients with abnormal left ventricles
Akinboboye, Olakunle; Nichols, Kenneth; Wang, Yi; Dim, Uzodinma R; Reichek, Nathaniel
2005 Jul-Aug;12(4):418-427, Journal of nuclear cardiology
— id: 170002, year: 2005, vol: 12, page: 418, stat: Journal Article,

One good turn deserves another
Nichols, Kenneth J; Akinboboye, Olakunle O
2005 Jan-Feb;12(1):3-4, Journal of nuclear cardiology
— id: 170003, year: 2005, vol: 12, page: 3, stat: Journal Article,

Myocardial first pass perfusion: steady-state free precession versus spoiled gradient echo and segmented echo planar imaging
Wang, Yi; Moin, Khurram; Akinboboye, Olakunle; Reichek, Nathaniel
2005 Nov;54(5):1123-1129, Magnetic resonance in medicine
— id: 170000, year: 2005, vol: 54, page: 1123, stat: Journal Article,

Myocardial first-pass perfusion assessment using rotational long-axis MRI
Wang, Yi; Moin, Khurram; Mathew, Sunil T; Akinboboye, Olakunle; Reichek, Nathaniel
2005 Jul;22(1):53-58, Journal of magnetic resonance imaging
— id: 170001, year: 2005, vol: 22, page: 53, stat: Journal Article,

Myocardial blood flow and efficiency in concentric and eccentric left ventricular hypertrophy
Akinboboye, Olakunle O; Chou, Ru-Ling; Bergmann, Steven R
2004 May;17(5 Pt 1):433-438, American journal of hypertension
— id: 170004, year: 2004, vol: 17, page: 433, stat: Journal Article,

Postischemic stunning after adenosine vasodilator stress
Druz, Regina S; Akinboboye, Olakunle A; Grimson, Roger; Nichols, Kenneth J; Reichek, Nathaniel
2004 Sep-Oct;11(5):534-541, Journal of nuclear cardiology
— id: 68396, year: 2004, vol: 11, page: 534, stat: Journal Article,

Model dependence of gated blood pool SPECT ventricular function measurements
Nichols, Kenneth; Humayun, Naeem; De Bondt, Pieter; Vandenberghe, Stijn; Akinboboye, Olakunle O; Bergmann, Steven R
2004 May-Jun;11(3):282-292, Journal of nuclear cardiology
— id: 170005, year: 2004, vol: 11, page: 282, stat: Journal Article,

Correlates of myocardial oxygen demand measured by positron emission tomography in the hypertrophied left ventricle
Akinboboye, Olakunle O; Reichek, Nathaniel; Bergmann, Steven R; Chou, Ru-Ling
2003 Mar;16(3):240-243, American journal of hypertension
— id: 170006, year: 2003, vol: 16, page: 240, stat: Journal Article,

Augmentation of myocardial blood flow in hypertensive heart disease by angiotensin antagonists: a comparison of lisinopril and losartan
Akinboboye, Olakunle O; Chou, Ru-Ling; Bergmann, Steven R
2002 Aug;40(4):703-709, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 170008, year: 2002, vol: 40, page: 703, stat: Journal Article,

Positron emission tomography, echo-doppler, and exercise studies of functional capacity in hypertensive heart disease
Akinboboye, Olakunle O; Idris, Olajide; Goldsmith, Rochelle; Berekashvili, Kati; Chou, Ru-Ling; Bergman, Steven R
2002 Oct;15(10 Pt 1):907-910, American journal of hypertension
— id: 170007, year: 2002, vol: 15, page: 907, stat: Journal Article,

Absolute quantitation of coronary steal induced by intravenous dipyridamole
Akinboboye, O O; Idris, O; Chou, R L; Sciacca, R R; Cannon, P J; Bergmann, S R
2001 Jan;37(1):109-116, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 170010, year: 2001, vol: 37, page: 109, stat: Journal Article,

Incidence of major cardiovascular events in black patients with normal myocardial stress perfusion study results
Akinboboye, O O; Idris, O; Onwuanyi, A; Berekashvili, K; Bergmann, S R
2001 Sep-Oct;8(5):541-547, Journal of nuclear cardiology
— id: 170009, year: 2001, vol: 8, page: 541, stat: Journal Article,

Usefulness of positron emission tomography in defining myocardial viability in patients referred for cardiac transplantation
Akinboboye, O O; Idris, O; Cannon, P J; Bergmann, S R
1999 Apr;83(8):'2140'-'2145', American journal of cardiology
— id: 170012, year: 1999, vol: 83, page: '2140', stat: Journal Article,

Long-term outcome of patients with intermediate-risk exercise electrocardiograms who do not have myocardial perfusion defects on radionuclide imaging
Gibbons, R J; Hodge, D O; Berman, D S; Akinboboye, O O; Heo, J; Hachamovitch, R; Bailey, K R; Iskandrian, A E
1999 Nov;100(21):2140-2145, Circulation
— id: 170011, year: 1999, vol: 100, page: 2140, stat: Journal Article,

Freehand three-dimensional echocardiography for measurement of left ventricular mass: in vivo anatomic validation using explanted human hearts
Gopal, A S; Schnellbaecher, M J; Shen, Z; Akinboboye, O O; Sapin, P M; King, D L
1997 Sep;30(3):802-810, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
— id: 170013, year: 1997, vol: 30, page: 802, stat: Journal Article,

Prediction of improvement of regional left ventricular function after surgical revascularization
Akinboboye, O O
1996 Jan;93(2):396-397, Circulation
— id: 170014, year: 1996, vol: 93, page: 396, stat: Journal Article,

Assessment of cardiac function by three-dimensional echocardiography compared with conventional noninvasive methods
Gopal, A S; Shen, Z; Sapin, P M; Keller, A M; Schnellbaecher, M J; Leibowitz, D W; Akinboboye, O O; Rodney, R A; Blood, D K; King, D L
1995 Aug;92(4):842-853, Circulation
— id: 170015, year: 1995, vol: 92, page: 842, stat: Journal Article,

Assessment of left ventricular enlargement from planar thallium-201 images
Akinboboye, O O; Haines, F A; Atkins, H L; Oster, Z H; Brown, E J Jr
1994 Jan;127(1):148-151, American heart journal
— id: 170016, year: 1994, vol: 127, page: 148, stat: Journal Article,

Recurrent pulmonary embolism with second-degree atrioventricular block and near syncope
Akinboboye, O O; Brown, E J Jr; Queirroz, R; Cusi, V P; Horowitz, L F; Jonas, E A; Freeman, I
1993 Sep;126(3 Pt 1):731-732, American heart journal
— id: 170017, year: 1993, vol: 126, page: 731, stat: Journal Article,