Primary Office

Address:
Nicklaus Children's Nephrology
3200 SW 60 Court #304
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 786-624-4139

Education

Fellowship - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency - Long Island College Hospital
Medical School - University of Nigeria

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Nephrology) - Certified
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified


Pediatric Nephrologist
 
Dr. Nwobi is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He earned his medical degree from the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus. Dr. Nwobi completed his pediatric residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, followed by a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at the University of Miami. He is board certified in pediatric nephrology. Dr. Nwobi is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology. His clinical interests include hypertension, chronic kidney disease, dialysis, lupus nephritis and kidney transplantation.
 
Dr. Nwobi sees patients at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus. He is fluent in English and Ibo. 
 

Publications

Onder, A.M., Chandar, J., ..., Nwobi, O., et al (2008). Treatment of catheter-related bacteremia with tissue plasminogen activator antibiotic locks. Pediatric nephrology, 23(3), 457-464. View in Pubmed

Nwobi, O., Abitbol, C.L., Chandar, J., et al (2008). Rituximab therapy for juvenile-onset systemic lupus erythematosus. Pediatric nephrology, 23(3), 413-419. View in Pubmed

Onder, A.M., Chandar, J., ..., Nwobi, O., et al (2008). Comparison of tissue plasminogen activator-antibiotic locks with heparin-antibiotic locks in children with catheter-related bacteraemia. Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation , 23(8), 2604-2610. View in Pubmed

Seeherunvong, W., Nwobi, O., Abitbol, C.L., et al (2006). Paricalcitol versus calcitriol treatment for hyperparathyroidism in pediatric hemodialysis patients. Pediatric Nephrology, 21(10), 1434-1439. View in Pubmed

Hijazi, R., Chandar, J., Nwobi, O., et al (2006). Renal manifestations in toddlers with Takayasu's arteritis and malignant hypertension. Pediatric nephrology, 24(6), 1227-1230. View in Pubmed

Abitbol, C.L., Chandar, J., Onder, A.M., Nwobi, O., et al (2006). Profiling proteinuria in pediatric patients. Pediatric nephrology, 21(7), 995-1002. View in Pubmed

Abitbol, C.L., Chandar, J., Onder, A.M., Nwobi, O., et al (2006). Profiling proteinuria in pediatric patients. Pediatric nephrology, 21(7), 995-1002. View in Pubmed


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