Press Release: Meet Olawale O. Olabiyi, MD, FACC, a Pediatric Cardiologist with Pediatric Cardiology
Get to know Pediatric Cardiologist, Dr. Olawale O. Olabiyi, who serves patients in Live Oak, Texas
A board certified pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Olabiyi is the Medical Director and owner of Pediatric Cardiology Consultants of South Texas, a cutting-edge pediatric cardiology clinic in Live Oak, Texas. With professional interests in inpatient pediatric cardiology and non-invasive imaging, he is known for his passion for the single ventricle program and transition of cardiology care from pediatric to adult. His diverse interests include congenital heart disease and acquired heart disease such as Kawasaki disease and valvular disease, as well as coronary anomaly management.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from Southwest Baptist University in 2001, Dr. Olabiyi joined the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, where he received his medical degree in 2006. He then went to St. Luke’s Hospital for one year to study the outcomes of cardiovascular research. In 2010, Dr. Olabiyi completed a residency in pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics and the University of Missouri. Furthermore, he performed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
A Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Olabiyi attained board certification pediatrics with the American Board of Pediatrics. The American Board of Pediatrics was founded in 1933. It is one of the 24 certifying boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties. The ABP is an independent and nonprofit organization.
Pediatric cardiology is a medical specialty that involves the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired cardiovascular problems of the fetus, infant, child, adolescent and young adult.
In addition to his commitments with Pediatric Cardiology Consultants of South Texas, Dr. Olabiyi is affiliated with the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, the UT Austin Dells Children Medical Center, and the Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio. Moreover, he maintains two academic appointments, including Associate Professor at Jos University Teaching Hospital, Plateau state, Nigeria, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
Dr. Olabiyi sees heart failure and transplant referrals from the UT Austin Dells Children Medical Center and the Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston. His research interests include quality of care and outcomes research, coronary artery anomalies, and advocating for improved care in minimal resource environments.
A member of the Texas Medical Association, Dr. Olabiyi is actively participating in missionary work. He has conducted medical mission trips to Abuja, Jos and Uyo in Nigeria to implement medical and surgical programs. Moreover, he is the Chief of Pediatric Cardiology for Hospitals for Humanity, an NGO in Atlanta, Georgia. Hospitals for Humanity is on a mission to improve and provide comprehensive pediatric cardiac care to West Africa. Dr. Olabiyi also established the first telemedicine clinic between pediatric cardiologists in West Africa and the US.
Outside his clinical and academic appointments, Dr. Olabiyi enjoys spending time with his family, as well as music, traveling, sports, and reading. His wife is a Project Portfolio Manager and they have two wonderful children. He encourages, promotes, and fosters education of physicians, residents, and medical students both in the US and internationally.
Learn more about Dr. Olawale O. Olabiyi: Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2275253-Olawale-Olabiyi-Cardiologist-Pediatric, or through Pediatric Cardiology Consultants of South Texas, https://www.pccst.com/meet-the-team