Danita Akingba, M.D.

Danita Akingba, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor and Clerkship Director


Danita Akingba, M.D.

Academic Rank

Assistant Professor, Clinical Educator (full time)


Board Certifications: ABOG OB/GYN and FPMRS

Affiliations: DMC, Harper-Hutzel Hospital


Chronic pelvic pain, Female Urinary incontinence, Interstitial Cystitis, Intravesical Botox, Pelvic organ prolapse, Sacral Neuromodulation, Skene’s gland cyst, Urodynamics, Vesicovaginal Fistula.

Awards and Honors

  • 1997 - Fogarty International Research Fellowship, University of Maryland Medical School
  • 1992 - Howard Hughes Research Fellowship, U. C. Santa Cruz
  • 1990 - Transfer Merit Scholarship, Goucher College
  • 1989 - Academic Achievement Award, Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith
  • 1988 - Presidential Achievement Award, Western High School, Baltimore, MD


Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Goucher College, Towson, Maryland - 1989-1993
Master of Arts, Cell, Genetics and Molecular Biology, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland - 1994-1996


University of Maryland, Baltimore 
Baltimore, Maryland
1996 - 2000



Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California


Fellowship in Urogynecology, Johns Hopkins/Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland -  2004 – 2007

Professional Experience

 Membership in Professional Societies:

  • Fellow- American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologist
  • American Urogynecology Society
  • International Urogynecology Society
  • International Continence Society
  • Indianapolis Medical Society


Peer-Review Publications:

  • Akingba DH, Deniseiko-Sanses TV, Melick CF, Ellerkmann RM, Matsuo K. Outcomes of hysterectomies performed by supervised residents vs those performed by attendings alone. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Dec;199(6):673.e1-6. PMID: 19084099.
  • Akingba DH, Brent AE. Erosion of epiurethral suprapubic vaginal suspension tape (Sexton Ring) into the bladder after 22 years. J Pelvic Med Surg 2006; 12(1):31-34.

Other Publications:

  • Akingba, D. H. Transabdominal Paravaginal Repair. Female Urology, Third Edition. Drs.Raz and Rodriguez (Editors). Chapter 62. 2008

Other Information

 Areas of Specialization:

  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Female urinary incontinence
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Intravesical Botox
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Sacral Neuromodulation
  • Skene’s glad cyst
  • Urodynamics
  • Vesicovaginal Fistula