Dr.Oke is originally from Nigeria. He attended medical school at Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai in New York followed by residency training in Internal Medicine at Stanford University Hospital. While at Stanford, Dr. Oke was awarded the prestigious “clinical decision-making award” as an intern, one of the first interns to win such award. Due to his interest in providing care to a diverse patient population and to fulfill his goal of continuing to hone his clinical skills at a tertiary care institution that caters to complex patients, he joined the hospitalist team at UTSW.

As part of the hospitalist team, Dr. Oke brings a strong background in inpatient Internal Medicine after completion of the Stanford Hospitalist Advanced Practice and Education (SHAPE) Program as part of his Internal Medicine training. He also brings experience in quality improvement as evidenced by his recent work on reducing Medicare 1-day write-offs due to inappropriate admission orders at Stanford Hospital.

Dr. Oke’s interests include providing mentorship to medical students and residents; high quality care delivery to socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals and ethnic minorities; quality improvement research in high value care and resource utilization in the inpatient setting. Dr.Oke’s interest outside of Medicine includes soccer, ping-pong, tennis and golf.


Medical School
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2017)
Indiana University School of Medicine (2020), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Clinical Outcomes / Followup Care in Patients of Low Socio-economic Status and Ethnic Minorities
  • Quality Improvement / High Value Care / Elimination of Waste


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Pseudomonas aeruginosa-induced bleb-niche formation in epithelial cells is independent of actinomyosin contraction and enhanced by loss of cystic fibrosis transmembrane-conductance regulator osmoregulatory function.
Jolly AL, Takawira D, Oke OO, Whiteside SA, Chang SW, Wen ER, Quach K, Evans DJ, Fleiszig SM, mBio 2015 Feb 6 2 e02533

Honors & Awards

  • Clinical Decision Making Award
    Stanford University (2018)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2020)
  • Texas Medical Association (2020)
  • Society of Bedside Medicine (2019)