Folasade Ogunlesi, MD Pulmonologist


Languages Spoken

  • English


National Provider ID: 1023195096

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • Advanced Respiratory, Inc. 
  • Gilead Sciences 

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2002
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1999
    Metropolitan Hospital Center
  • MBBS, 1984
    University of Ibadan
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Folasade Ogunlesi

Ryan M.'s Story

"I assure you, cystic fibrosis may have won the battle, but we are going to win the war."

Patient story

Austin's Story

"People always tell me 'You're so strong, I don't know how you got through it.' I like to say that you never know how strong you are or what you are capable of until you have no choice but to be strong." 

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

A Comparative Study of Growth Status of Children with and without Sickle CellSS Disease at Ilorin Nigeria

(1989) African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences

ATS Poster Presentation

(2002) Effects of Different Concentrations of Oygen on Lung Epthelialcells: Glutamine Causes Increased Survival of Lung Epithelial Cells via Energy Preservation

Recurrent Pneumothoraces Associated with Nocturnal BiPap Use in a Patient with Muscular Dystrophy

(2002) Pediatric Pulmonology

Respiratory Flutter Syndrome An Under Recognized Cause of Respiratory Failure in Neonates

(2001) American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

The Effect of Glutamine on A549 Cells Exposed to Moderate Hyperoxia

(0001) Biochimica et Biophysica Acta

Third Annual Pediatric Trends

(2004) ASTHMA: The World Wide Epidemic

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Maggie's Story

"This is a difficult journey. I had pictured a million scenarios, but luckily for Maggie, it worked out wonderfully and now we have our baby girl back and we can concentrate on her and our family and keeping her healthy."

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