Bimaje Akpa

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine


Administrator Info
Name: Helen Rieger
Phone: 612-624-0999
Fax: 612-625-2174

Dr. Akpa completed his Internal Medicine residency at Meharry Medical College, Nashville before moving to Knoxville where he completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine training at the University of Tennessee. He also completed a Sleep Fellowship at the University of Chicago after which he joined the faculty with the University of Minnesota. His research interests includes pharmacotherapy for narcolepsy and CPAP compliance in Sleep disordered breathing. Clinical interests include general pulmonology, sleep disordered breathing and Critical Care. In addition to his outpatient general pulmonary clinics at the Maple Grove M Health Fairview Clinics, Dr. Akpa works in the medical intensive care unit at both the University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Southdale Hospital where he is involved in medical education for both the internal medicine and pulmonary critical care fellowship programs.

Research Summary

Pharmacotherapy for Narcolepsy; CPAP Compliance in Sleep Disordered Breathing

Teaching Summary

Medical student; Resident; Fellow Education

Clinical Summary

General Pulmonology; Sleep Disordered Breathing; Critical Care Medicine

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Fellowship, Fellowship
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Internal Medicine, Residency
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, Tennessee

Honors and Recognition

Fellow Academic Excellence Award