Issy C. Esangbedo, MD, MPH, FAAP

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Issy C. Esangbedo, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a physician with the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity, Weight management
Locations: Specialty Care, Market Street
Phone: 215-590-3630

Education and Training

Medical School

MBBS - College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Residency

Pediatrics - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Obesity Medicine
Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MPH - Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Xiao-Xue Qu, Issy C. Esangbedo, Xiu-Juan Zhang, Shu-Jun Liu, Lian-Xia Li, Shan Gao, Ming Li: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associated with Metabolic Syndrome among Adolescents and Youths in Beijing: Data from Beijing Child and Adolescent Metabolic Syndrome Study  Journal of Community Health 2016.

2015

Xiao-Xue Qu, Issy C. Esangbedo, Xiu-Juan Zhang, Shu-Jun Liu, Lian-Xia Li, Shan Gao, Ming Li: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Associated with Metabolic Syndrome among Adolescents and Youths in Beijing: Data from Beijing Child and Adolescent Metabolic Syndrome Study  Chinese Medical Journal 128(17): 2278-83, September 2015.

Rikki L. Ward, Jessica M. Robbins, Rebecca N. Hayden, Brittany M. Benson, Issy C. Esangbedo: Recognition and Management of Elevated Blood Pressure in Pediatric Patients: Challenges and Disparities in Community Health Centers  Journal of Community Health  September 2015 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Awards and Honors

2005, Resident Student Teacher Award, Albert Einstein Medical Center

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2012-2015, Public Affairs Committee, The Obesity Journal

Academic and Institutional Committees

2013-present, Electronic Health Records Implementation Workgroup, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
2013-present, Pediatric and Adolescent Committee for Quality Improvement, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
2006-present, Pediatric Obesity Task Force, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2013-present, The Obesity Society
- 2013 - present, Public Affairs Committee

National

2014-present, Obesity Medicine Association
2005-present, American Medical Association
2005-present, American Association of Pediatrics

Leadership Positions

2013 - present, Pediatric Medical Specialist, Philadelphia Department of Public Health