She graduated from The University of Rochester with a Bachelor of Science in molecular genetics prior to earning her Medical Degree and Master of Public Health at Tulane University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in anesthesiology at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City followed by a fellowship in interventional pain management at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Akuamoah uses an evidence-based multimodal approach often recommending behavioral therapy, physical therapy, medications, and cutting edge minimally invasive procedures, when necessary. She takes the time to carefully listen to her patients, so that she can help them reach their goals. She is committed to improving her patients’ quality of life, helping them return to work and other activities that they enjoy. She has a particular interest in helping historically undertreated groups including women and people of color.

Presenting at and frequently attending national academic conferences allows Dr. Akuamoah to offer her patients new and targeted treatment options that take into account their diverse needs and lifestyles. Dr. Akuamoah has expertise in the treatment of painful conditions of the back and neck, including sciatica, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, arthritis, and continued pain after spine surgery. She also specializes in treating chronic joint pain, headaches, and neuropathic pain.

Dr. Akuamoah has been named to the New York Times Magazine Super Doctors - Rising Stars list. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and Assistant Attending at the NYU Langone Hospitals. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, watching the latest popular TV show, and spending time with her family. While Dr. Akuamoah enjoys a New York pizza slice, she still prefers Chicago-style deep dish.