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Dr. Victor Okwiya, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Male

Dr. Okwiya

Dr. Victor Okwiya, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in critical care medicine.

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Dr. Okwiya accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Okwiya's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Paracentesis
  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Disorders
  • Acute Respiratory Diseases
  • Acute Stroke
  • Adrenal Crisis
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Ascites
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Circulatory Shock
  • Coma
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Distributive Shock
  • Emergency Cardioversion
  • Endocrine Shock
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Hemodialysis Access Catheterization
  • Hemorrhagic Shock
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Hypotension
  • Hypovolemic Shock
  • Infections
  • IV Sedation
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Malignant Hyperthermia
  • Management of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
  • Management of Mechanical Ventilator
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support System
  • Metabolic Encephalopathy
  • Multi-System Organ Failure
  • Neurogenic Shock
  • Overdose
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Placement of Pulmonary Artery Catheter
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Postoperative Respiratory Failure
  • Postoperative Septicaemia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Failure-Like Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Respiratory Arrest
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sepsis Syndrome
  • Septic Shock
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Crisis
  • Sonography
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Temporary Pacing
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Traumatic Shock
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

About Me


Dr. Victor Okwiya, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in critical care medicine.


  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


Upmc Presbyterian
Fellowship Hospital
The West Penn Hospital
Residency Hospital
The West Penn Hospital
Internship Hospital
Howard University College Of Medicine
Medical School
Valparaiso University
Undergraduate School


  • Swahili
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Distinguished Service Award - Primary Care Health Services Group, Pittsburgh PA, 2000
  • The William M. Cooper, MD, JD, Excellence in Teaching Award - Dept of Medicine, UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004
  • Certificate of Appreciation [Outpatient Clinic Preceptor]- Dept of Medicine, West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh PA, 2000

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UPMC Presbyterian

Pittsburgh, PA

Upmc Shadyside

Pittsburgh, PA