Ibukun C. Kalu, MD

Ibukun C. Kalu, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Pediatric Infection Prevention
Duke University Medical Center

Email Address



(919) 681-3576


(919) 668-4859
  • MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (Pennsylvania), 2012
  • Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University (Maryland), 2015
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University (Maryland), 2018
Board Certification:
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
Clinical Interests:

I treat and manage a variety of infections in children, including osteomyelitis (bone infections), bloodstream infections and urinary tract infections. I work to incorporate my patients’ health goals into their treatment plans when feasible.

Research Interests:

My research focuses on enhancing methods for surveillance and prevention of infections among hospitalized children with a particular focus on preventing infections in newborn infants.

Representative Publications:

View Ibukunoluwa Akinboyo's publications on PubMed