Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

Oladipupo Olafiranye, MD



Ola Olafiranye, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Division of Cardiology

UPMC Presbyterian
Suite A346.2
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412-647-9813
Fax: 412-647-0568
Email: olafiranyeo@upmc.edu



Dr. Oladipupo Olafiranye received his medical degree from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria in 2001.  In 2003, Dr. Olafiranye joined St George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies for clinical internship and later stayed on faculty as Clinical Tutor till 2006. He joined State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in 2006 for residency training in internal medicine, and later fellowship training in cardiovascular disease.  After completion of a clinical fellowship in cardiology in New York, he came to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for additional fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology in 2012. During his fellowship training, he began taking courses in clinical and translational research at University of Pittsburgh Institute of Clinical Research Education, earning his Masters of Science in clinical research (Translational track) in May 2014. Dr. Olafiranye received University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Galal M. Ziady Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in the care of cardiac patients in May 2014. In August 2014, Dr. Olafiranye received the National Medical Association “Top Healthcare Professional Under 40 Award” for working towards changing the face and practice of medicine.


MBChB, Medicine and Surgery, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, 2001

MS, Clinical and Translational Research, University of Pittsburgh, 2014


Residency, Internal Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, New York, 2009

Fellowship, Cardiovascular Diseases, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, New York, 2012

Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh Prebyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, 2014

Research Interests

Reperfusion Injury in Acute Myocardial Infarction

Remote Ischemic Conditioning

Cardiovascular Health Disparities

Cardiovascular Consequences of Sleep Apnea

Recent Grants

NIH/NHLBI K12 (5K12HL109068-04)
Remote Ischemic Conditioning in Acute Myocardial Infarction
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount: $210,000
Start/End: 2014/2016