Dr. Thomas Obisesan, MD

Dr. Thomas Obisesan, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Thomas Obisesan, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Geo Washington U in 1996 and specializes in geriatric medicine.Read his story

2041 Georgia Ave Ste 5100

Washington, DC 20060

Contact Information

(202) 865-3290

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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very high
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more than 61% of peers

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Dr. Obisesan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Obisesan " https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Obisesan t , or Obisesan TO Kurian P, Obisesan TO, Craddock TJA. Oxidative species-induced excitonic transport in tubulin aromatic networks: Potential implications for neurodegenerative disease. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2017 Aug 24;175:109-124. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28865316. Allard JS, Ntekim O, Johnson SP, Ngwa JS, Bond V, Pinder D, Gillum RF, Fungwe TV, Kwagyan J, Obisesan TO. APOEε4 Impacts Up-Regulation of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor After a Six-Month Stretch and Aerobic Exercise Intervention in Mild Cognitively Impaired Elderly African Americans: A Pilot Study. Exp Gerontol. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S0531-5565(16)30184-X. exger.2016.11.001. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27864047. Iyalomhe O, Swierczek S, Enwerem N, Chen Y, Adedeji MO, Allard J, Ntekim O, Johnson S, Hughes K, Kurian P, Obisesan TO. The Role of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1 in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Cell Mol Neurobiol. 2016 Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 27858285. Boada M, Anaya F, Ortiz P, Olazarán J, Shua-Haim JR, Obisesan TO, et al. Efficacy and Safety of Plasma Exchange with 5% Albumin to Modify Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma Amyloid-β Concentrations and Cognition Outcomes in Alzheimer's Disease Patients: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27911295. Iyalomhe O, Chen Y, Allard J, Ntekim O, Johnson S, Bond V, Goerlitz D, Li J, Obisesan TO. A standardized randomized 6-month aerobic exercise-training down-regulated pro-inflammatory genes, but up-regulated anti-inflammatory, neuron survival and axon growth-related genes. Exp Gerontol. 2015 Sep;69:159-69. doi:10.1016/j.exger.2015.05.005. Epub 2015 May 15. PubMed PMID: 25981742; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4553116. Obisesan TO, Gillum RF. Cognitive function, social integration and mortality in a U.S. national cohort study of older adults. BMC Geriatr. 2009 Jul 28;9:33. Obisesan TO. Hypertension and cognitive function. Clin Geriatr Med. 2009 May;25(2):259-88. Obisesan TO, Ferrell FE, Goldberg AP, Phares DA, Ellis TJ, Hagberg JM. Black-White Differences in the Effects of APO E Genotype on Baseline and Training-Induced Changes in High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Metabolism. 2008 Dec;57(12):1669-76. Aisen PS, Schneider LS, Sano M, Diaz-Arrastia R, van Dyck CH, Weiner MF, Bottiglieri T, Jin S, Stokes KT, Thomas RG, Thal LJ; Alzheimer Disease Cooperative Study: Obisesan TO et al. Collaborators (126). High-dose B vitamin supplementation and cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2008 Oct 15;300(15):1774-83. Obisesan TO, et al. High Blood Pressure, Hypertension, and High Pulse Pressure Are Associated with Poorer Cognitive Function in Persons Aged 60 and Older: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Mar;56(3):501-9. Obisesan TO, et al. C-Reactive Protein Genotype Affects Exercise Training-Induced Changes in Insulin Sensitivity. Metabolism. 2006 Apr;55(4):453-60. Obisesan TO, et al. Age-Related Fat Free Mass Loss in Older Americans: role of gender and ethnicity BMC Public Health 2005, 5:41;1186/1471-2458-5-41 Obisesan TO, et al. C-Reactive Protein Genotypes Affect Baseline, But not Exercise Training-Induced Changes, in C-Reactive Protein Levels. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2004 Oct;24(10):1874-9. Obisesan TO et al.: Georgraphic Variation in Stroke Risk in the United States Region, Urbanization, and Hypertension in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Stroke 2000:31;19-25. Obisesan TO, et al. Moderate Wine Consumption is Associated with Decreased Odds of Developing Age-Related Macular Degeneration. J Am Geriatr Soc 1998;46:1-7. Obisesan TO et al. Prediction of Resting Metabolic Rate In Older Heart Failure Patients. Eur. J. Clin. Nutr. 1997;51:678-681."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Obisesan "Prevention is better than cure."

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

108  Conditions Treated


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15  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Lagos / College Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Geo Washington U
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Lagos / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Port Of Spain Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Prince Georges Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Prince Georges Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Geo Washington U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • George Washington University School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1996
  • University Of Maryland College Park (Post Graduate Research Training)-Nih Supported Patient Oriented Career Development Award
    Other Education | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Obisesan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Yoruba

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Obisesan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Obisesan to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Obisesan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Obisesan Says:

Patient's assessment and insight are of great value in improving quality of care, and therefore, appreciated


Patient Comments (2)

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Dr. Obisesan is a seasoned geriatrician with outstanding bedside manners, excellent communication skills with patients interest at heart. He takes time to explain whatever problems you have and your treatment options in detail.
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