Ekanem Akinola, MD FAAP, IBCLC

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Ekanem Akinola


Ascension St Vincent’s Women’s Hospital Indianapolis

Dr. Akinola, MD IBCLC is an attending neonatologist at Ascension St.Vincent Womens Hospital Peyton Manning Childrens Hospital Indianapolis. She has been an IBCLC since 2012 and is passionate about the use of mothers own milk in the NICU and helping NICU mothers achieve their breastfeeding goals. She has served as the Medical Director of and on the board of The Milk Bank Indianapolis from 2019. She is also interested in changing the culture of the NICU through evidence based quality improvement.


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