Dr. Josephine Owusu-Sakyi, MD
Dr. Owusu-Sakyi graduated with a BSc in Biology Summa Cum Laude from the Virginia Commonwealth University in 1994. She subsequently attended The University of Virginia School of Medicine and graduated in 1998. Thereafter she underwent extensive residency training at the Sinai Hospital/ Johns Hopkins Hospital Program in Internal Medicine. During this time she was trained in inpatient, outpatient (ambulatory medicine) and nursing home care. She completed her residency training in 2001 and has been a hospitalist at Medstar Health’s Franklin Square Hospital Center for almost 10 years. Whiles at Franklin Square Hospital, Dr. Owusu-Sakyi gained the respect of administration, her colleagues and patients alike. As an attending physician, she was involved in Resident Medical Education and Supervision of Physician Assistants. In 2005, Dr. Owusu-Sakyi became the Associate Director of the Hospitalist Group at Franklin Square Hospital Center. In 2009, Dr. Owusu-Sakyi won Pillar Physician at Franklin Square Hospital Center. This is one of the most prestigious physician awards in Franklin Square Hospital. Nominations for this award were actually set in motion by Dr. Owusu-Sakyi’s patients who frequently made it known during post-discharge follow-up calls that the doctor is empathetic, caring, knowledgeable and professional. She takes the time to explain disease processes, lab results and plan of care to her patients. Dr. Owusu-Sakyi’s patients become partners in their own healthcare and her patients love it. They say “she cares and it shows”.
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Education and training
- Medical School - University of Virginia, Doctor of Medicine
- Sinai Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
- The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
- American College of Physicians
Awards and publications
- Pillar Physician at Franklin Square Hospital Center- 2009
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7310 Esquire Ct, Suite 209
Elkridge, MD 21075