Akin Oni-Orisan, MD

Neurosurgery Resident, Class of 2017

Akin Oni-Orisan, MD

Akin was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan to Nigerian immigrant parents. He attended the University of Michigan where he obtained a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Cell and Molecular Biology. He then went on to obtain a Doctor of Medicine degree at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgery.

His interest in neurosurgery include cerebrovascular, endovascular surgery, skull base, spinal surgery, and neurocritical care.

In his spare time, Akin enjoys playing basketball, tennis, golf, learning guitar, and spending time with his family and friends.


  • Bachelor of Science with Honors, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan
  • Medical Doctor, Wayne State University School of Medicine


Large-Scale Network Analysis of Whole-Brain Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Spinal Cord Injury: A Comparative Study. Kaushal, M, Oni-Orisan, A, Chen, G, Li, W, Leschke, J, Ward, D, Kalinosky, B, Budde, M, Schmit, B, Li, SJ, Muqeet, V, Kurpad, S. Brain Connect. 2017;7 (7):413-423. doi: 10.1089/brain.2016.0468. PubMed PMID:28657334 .

Persistent Hypotension and Cerebral Swelling Resulting From Mesenteric Traction Syndrome After Omental-to-Pial Pedicle Flap Transfer in a Young Woman With Refractory Moyamoya Disease: A Case Report. Woehlck, HJ, Gollapudy, S, Roberts, CJ, Oni-Orisan, A, Sacho, RH, Pagel, PS. A A Case Rep. 2017;9 (6):169-171. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000557. PubMed PMID:28520567 .

Blood pressure-associated polymorphism controls ARHGAP42 expression via serum response factor DNA binding. Bai, X, Mangum, KD, Dee, RA, Stouffer, GA, Lee, CR, Oni-Orisan, A, Patterson, C, Schisler, JC, Viera, AJ, Taylor, JM, Mack, CP. J. Clin. Invest. 2017;127 (2):670-680. doi: 10.1172/JCI88899. PubMed PMID:28112683 PubMed Central PMC5272192.

Hemorrhagic Complications Associated with Ventriculostomy in Patients Undergoing Endovascular Treatment for Intracranial Aneurysms: A Single-Center Experience. Leschke, JM, Lozen, A, Kaushal, M, Oni-Orisan, A, Noufal, M, Zaidat, O, Pollock, GA, Mueller, WM. Neurocrit Care. 2017;27 (1):11-16. doi: 10.1007/s12028-016-0350-y. PubMed PMID:28000128 .

Evaluation of Whole-Brain Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Spinal Cord Injury: A Large-Scale Network Analysis Using Network-Based Statistic. Kaushal, M, Oni-Orisan, A, Chen, G, Li, W, Leschke, J, Ward, BD, Kalinosky, B, Budde, MD, Schmit, BD, Li, SJ, Muqeet, V, Kurpad, SN. J. Neurotrauma. 2017;34 (6):1278-1282. doi: 10.1089/neu.2016.4649. PubMed PMID:27937140 .

Transnasal Penetration of a Ballpoint Pen: Case Report and Review of Literature. Nguyen, HS, Oni-Orisan, A, Doan, N, Mueller, W. World Neurosurg. 2016;96 :611.e1-611.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.09.021. PubMed PMID:27641266 .

Alterations in Cortical Sensorimotor Connectivity following Complete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective Resting-State fMRI Study. Oni-Orisan, A, Kaushal, M, Li, W, Leschke, J, Ward, BD, Vedantam, A, Kalinosky, B, Budde, MD, Schmit, BD, Li, SJ, Muqeet, V, Kurpad, SN. PLoS ONE. 2016;11 (3):e0150351. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150351. PubMed PMID:26954693 PubMed Central PMC4783046.

Resection of a recurrent cervical internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm after failed endovascular therapy. Nguyen, HS, Oni-Orisan, A, Cochran, J, Pollock, G. Surg Neurol Int. 2016;7 (Suppl 2):S49-52. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.173571. PubMed PMID:26862461 PubMed Central PMC4722514.

Cytochrome P450-derived epoxyeicosatrienoic acids and coronary artery disease in humans: a targeted metabolomics study. Oni-Orisan, A, Edin, ML, Lee, JA, Wells, MA, Christensen, ES, Vendrov, KC, Lih, FB, Tomer, KB, Bai, X, Taylor, JM, Stouffer, GA, Zeldin, DC, Lee, CR. J. Lipid Res. 2016;57 (1):109-19. doi: 10.1194/jlr.M061697. PubMed PMID:26555503 PubMed Central PMC4689337.

Pharmacogenomics in heart failure: where are we now and how can we reach clinical application? Oni-Orisan, A, Lanfear, DE. Cardiol Rev. ;22 (5):193-8. doi: 10.1097/CRD.0000000000000028. PubMed PMID:25093738 PubMed Central PMC4329642.

Epoxyeicosatrienoic acids and cardioprotection: the road to translation. Oni-Orisan, A, Alsaleh, N, Lee, CR, Seubert, JM. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 2014;74 :199-208. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2014.05.016. PubMed PMID:24893205 PubMed Central PMC4115045.

Acute decompensated heart failure: evolving literature and implications for future practice. Cicci, JD, Reed, BN, McNeely, EB, Oni-Orisan, A, Patterson, JH, Rodgers, JE. Pharmacotherapy. 2014;34 (4):373-88. doi: 10.1002/phar.1369. PubMed PMID:24214219 .

Dual modulation of cyclooxygenase and CYP epoxygenase metabolism and acute vascular inflammation in mice. Oni-Orisan, A, Deng, Y, Schuck, RN, Theken, KN, Edin, ML, Lih, FB, Molnar, K, DeGraff, L, Tomer, KB, Zeldin, DC, Lee, CR. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. ;104-105 :67-73. doi: 10.1016/j.prostaglandins.2012.09.003. PubMed PMID:23000418 PubMed Central PMC3549041.

Enalapril reverses high-fat diet-induced alterations in cytochrome P450-mediated eicosanoid metabolism. Theken, KN, Deng, Y, Schuck, RN, Oni-Orisan, A, Miller, TM, Kannon, MA, Poloyac, SM, Lee, CR. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 2012;302 (5):E500-9. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00370.2011. PubMed PMID:22185841 PubMed Central PMC3311291.

Temporal neocortical origin of pilomotor seizures in association with an infiltrating glioma: a case confirmed by intracranial electroencephalography monitoring. Mittal, S, Oni-Orisan, A, Stenz, J, Shah, AK. J. Neurosurg. 2010;113 (2):388-93. doi: 10.3171/2010.2.JNS091899. PubMed PMID:20345219 .

Altered vesicular glutamate transporter expression in the anterior cingulate cortex in schizophrenia. Oni-Orisan, A, Kristiansen, LV, Haroutunian, V, Meador-Woodruff, JH, McCullumsmith, RE. Biol. Psychiatry. 2008;63 (8):766-75. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2007.10.020. PubMed PMID:18155679 PubMed Central PMC2669959.

Abnormal glutamate receptor expression in the medial temporal lobe in schizophrenia and mood disorders. Beneyto, M, Kristiansen, LV, Oni-Orisan, A, McCullumsmith, RE, Meador-Woodruff, JH. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2007;32 (9):1888-902. doi: 10.1038/sj.npp.1301312. PubMed PMID:17299517 .

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