Department of Surgery, General Surgery
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Co-Director of the Texas Children’s Fetal Center - Texas Children's HospitalAttending Surgeon, Pediatric Surgery Service, Texas Children's HospitalProfessor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine
Obafemi Awolowo University Medical School, MBBS, 1988
Howard University College of Medicine, Pediatrics, 1991
Medical College of Virginia, General Surgery, 1993Medical College of Virginia, General Surgery, 1998
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Surgery, 2001
Dr. Olutoye is Co-Director of the Texas Children’s Fetal Center and fetal surgery team member, as well as a general pediatric surgeon. Dr. Olutoye received his M.D. from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria, in 1988 and his Ph.D. in anatomy from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., in 1996. He completed his residency in general surgery at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Virginia Commonwealth University, and his fellowship in pediatric surgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Olutoye is a member of the International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society and is a Fellow of the Surgical Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Surgeons; he is also a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons.
Dr. Olutoye has specialized clinical expertise in fetal and neonatal surgery, with specific interest in congenital diaphragmatic hernia and complex wounds. Dr. Olutoye’s research interests include understanding the role of the fetal inflammatory response in scarless fetal wound healing, development of animal models of congenital anomalies, in utero correction of severe congenital malformations, and the study of endothelial-leukocyte and endothelial-tumor cell interactions with a goal to better understand the mechanisms of tumor metastasis.
Dr. Olutoye is certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.
Zamora IJ, Vu LT, Larimer EL, Olutoye OO. Water-absorbing balls: a "growing" problem. Pediatrics 2012 Oct;130(4):e1011-4. PMID: 22987870.
Olutoye OO, Welty SE, Fernandes CJ, Rycus PT, Lee TC, Lazar DA, Cass DL. The use of ECMO for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: a decade of experience. Journal of Surgical Research 2012 Oct;177(2):263-7. PMID: 22901797.
Lee TC, Olutoye OO. Evaluation of the prenatally diagnosed mass. Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine2012Aug;17(4):185-91. PMID: 22424723.
Naylor MC, Lazar DA, Zamora IJ, Mushin OP, Yu L, Brissett AE, Olutoye OO. Increased in vitro differentiation of fibrocytes from keloid patients is inhibited by serum amyloid P. Wound Repair and Regeneration 2012 May;20(3):277-83. PMID: 22564223.
Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Cassady CI, Zamora IJ, Ivey RT, Ayres NA, Olutoye OA, Lee TC. EXIT-to-resection for fetuses with large lung masses and persistent mediastinal compression near birth. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2013 Jan;48(1):138-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.10.067.
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