LITTLE ROCK - Baptist Health Heart Failure and Transplant Institute welcomes Dr. Onyedika Ilonze - the seventh member to its cardiovascular team.
Ilonze, who received his medical degree from the University of Nigeria College of Medicine in Enugu, Nigeria, finished his residency at Rochester Regional Health/Unity Health Program - An Affiliate of the University of Rochester located in New York. In addition, he completed two accredited fellowships - one in General Cardiology and the other in Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Heart Transplantation and Pulmonary Vascular Disease.
Board certified in Internal Medicine, Adult Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology, Ilonze has nine years of experience in the medical field. His specialized interests include Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation, Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD), Mechanical Circulatory Support and Pulmonary Hypertension.
Some of his services are management of heart transplant patients and patients with LVADs, management of patients with advanced heart failure and pulmonary hypertension, endomyocardial biopsies, heart catheterizations, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms and nuclear cardiology studies.