Ozuru O. Ukoha, MD, MSc, FACS
Ozuru O. Ukoha, MD, MSc, FACS, is a cardiothoracic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience treating patients for a variety of cardiovascular and pulmonary health conditions. With extensive experience in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, he holds special expertise in the treatment of both benign and malignant thoracic disease, particularly for lung and esophageal carcinoma.
Dr. Ukoha believes healthcare is not a privilege; it is a right for everyone, rich or poor, young or old. No one chooses to be sick and he reassures his patients that he is committed to their healthcare needs. He strives to provide the necessary care to all patients without any discrimination and regardless of when the care is required, day or night.
Dr. Ukoha is actively involved in research for several lung cancer studies and has been published multiple times and given dozens of presentations on his areas of medical expertise.
After earning his medical degree at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Dr. Ukoha completed multiple specialty residencies at some of the most respected hospitals and medical institutions in the country. He completed residencies in general surgery and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the prestigious Yale University School of Medicine where he spent additional time in research and in cardiopulmonary transplantation. Dr. Ukoha also earned his Master of Science degree in Clinical Research from Rush University, Chicago.