Dr. Olukayode Awosika

Psychiatry
Edina, MN
30 years experience male

Locations

Office

Edina, MN

Address

7250 France Avenue S, Ste 302, Edina, MN
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

HealthPartners

Medica Health Plan

Optum

PreferredOne

UCare Minnesota

UnitedHealth Group

About

Bio

Olukayode Oladele Awosika, MD, is the founder and Medical Director of Pinnacle Behavioral Healthcare. His patients fondly call him "Dr. K." He attended medical school at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. Dr. Awosika practiced psychiatry and family medicine in Nigeria and South Africa before moving to the United States. He completed his residency at the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, where he also served as Chief Resident of the adult psychiatry program at the Harlem Hospital Center, New York. His particular interest is the diagnosis and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. He has been providing Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and intranasal esketamine therapy to patients in the Twin Cities for several years.

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

Yoruba

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
203 Agrees
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olukayode Awosika
30 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects: Talk to your doctor. You may not be on the right combination of medications to address your symptoms.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olukayode Awosika
30 years experience Psychiatry
? Depression: There are multiple causes of chronic insomnia. Although sleep distubance is a feature of major depressive disorder, other symptoms have to be present ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olukayode Awosika
30 years experience Psychiatry
Benzos in pregnancy?: Ativan and xanax (alprazolam) were given a pregnancy category d rating because of problems in animal studies. These studies suggested that they may in ... Read More
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Sep 20, 2012
Dr. Awosika provides useful, clear, and good-natured answers on HealthTap. I'm glad he's here!
Jul 20, 2012
Very impressive Profile.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Awosika is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! I am trying, but my doctor had to stop practicing; so no one knows me. I turned to my GP,but I'm beyond his level. Referral?
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Thanks for your quick reply! But doctor I'm tired of it I feel embarrassed in front of others.
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Thank you! In that case,I will take ibuprofen for occasional headaches

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Ilorin Faculty of Health Sciences, Nigeria
Graduated 1991MD

Affiliations

American Psychiatric Association
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Pinnacle Behavioral Healthcare LLC
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