Introducing the Doctors of Howard University

Dr. Opoku-Asare

Dr. Isaac Opoku-Asare, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Howard University College of Medicine and Interventional Cardiologist in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Howard University Hospital. Board certified in interventional cardiology, endovascular medicine, cardiovascular medicine, internal medicine and a registered physician in vascular ultrasound interpretation.

Dr. Opoku-Asare received his medical degree from School of Medical Sciences, University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He completed his residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital, NJ, and fellowship trained in General Cardiology at Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC and Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Medicine at the Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Opoku-Asare specializes in cardiology consult, echocardiogram and nuclear medicine, peripheral vascular disease (PAD), noninvasive and interventional management of complex PAD cases interventional cardiology trans-radial interventions and complex coronary interventions.

Dr. Oladunni Filani 
Community and Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Dr. Oladunni Filani, Assistant Professor of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Howard University College of Medicine and Attending Physician at Howard University Hospital.

Board certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Filani received his medical degree from University of Ibadan Nigeria and sports medicine degree from University of Maryland. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Howard University Hospital and fellowship trained in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the University of Maryland. Dr. Filani specializes in sports pre-participation physicals, management of medical illnesses in athletes, concussion evaluation and treatment, and evaluation of acute musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Filani also serve as team physician for Howard University.

Dr. Ife Rodney

Dr. Rodney completed her dermatology residency at Howard University Hospital and a dermatopathology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. She has performed years of research in disorders of the hair and scalp, and is an active member of the North American hair Research Society. Dr. Rodney has presented at international meetings and written numerous peer-reviewed articles for academic journals.

Services provided:

  • Individualized Treatment Plan
  • Male/female pattern baldness
  • Stress related hair loss
  • Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia, a very common type of hair loss in African American women
  • Alopecia Areata, an autoimmune type of hair loss
  • Hair damage and breakage from heat and chemical processing
  • Traction alopecia, from tight hairstyles
  • Male patients with scalp disorders
  • Overgrowth of hair in unwanted areas