Chukwumere Nwogu, MD, Oncology, Buffalo, NY, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

ChukwumereNwoguMDPhD

Oncology Buffalo, NY

Thoracic Cancer

Professor of Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Overview of Dr. Nwogu

Dr. Chukwumere Nwogu is an oncologist in Buffalo, NY and is affiliated with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 30 years. Dr. Nwogu accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 60 doctors at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center who specialize in Oncology.

Education & Training

  • University At Buffalo (SUNY)PhD, Cancer Epidemiology, 2008 - 2012
  • State University of New York at BuffaloPhD, 2008 - 2012
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1998 - 1999
  • University of Massachusetts
    University of MassachusettsFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1995 - 1998
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
    Flushing Hospital Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1995
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Harlem Hospital CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1990
  • University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine
    University of Nigeria Faculty of MedicineClass of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Special Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies Roswell Park Graduate Division, 2013
  • Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Award (K-23) National Cancer Institute, 2008
  • Career Development Award Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education (TSFRE), 2008
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • VATS Lobectomy Has Better Peri-operative Outcomes than Open Lobectomy  
    Nwogu CE, D'Cunha J, Pang H, Gu L, Wang X, Richards WG, Veit LJ, Demmy TL, Sugarbaker DJ, Kohman LJ, Swanson SJ, Ann Thor Surg, 1/1/2015
  • Promoting Cancer Control Training in Resource Limited Environments: Lagos, Nigeria  
    Nwogu CE, Mahoney M, George S, Dy G, Hartman H, Animashaun M, Popoola A, Michalek A, J Canc Educ, 1/1/2014
  • Invited Commentary on "Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy: Retrospective Outcome Analysis of 47 Consecutive Patients"  
    Nwogu CE, Ann Thorac Surg, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • "Promoting Cancer Control Workshops in Resource Limited Environments"
    Nwogu CE, University at Buffalo Department of Surgery's Annual Research Day, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1/29/2014
  • "Exploration of the Role of the Surgical Robot in an Advanced VATS Program"
    Nwogu CE, University at Buffalo Department of Surgery's Annual Research Day, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1/29/2014
  • Promoting Cancer Control Training in Resource Limited Environments: Lagos, Nigeria.
    Nwogu CE, Mahoney M, George S, Dy G, Hartman H, Animashaun M, Popoola A, Michalek A, African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer BiAnnual Meeting, Durban, South Africa, 1/21/2013
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Lectures

  • Overview of Cancer Epidemiology in Nigeria. 
    Lagos, Nigeria - 1/21/2015
  • Surgical Management of Breast Cancer. 
    Lagos, Nigeria - 1/21/2015
  • Photodynamic Therapy of Human Lung Cancer Xenografts in Mice. 
    Las Vegas, NV - 1/4/2015
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Other

  • Technical Enhancements for Right and Left Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy. (Surgical Film) 
    Demmy T, Dexter E, Hennon M, Yendamuri S, Nwogu CE, Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting
    Fort Lauderdale, FL - 1/30/2012
  • Thoracoscopic Right Upper Lobectomy with Bronchoplasty. (Video) 
    Nwogu CEhumy, Yendamuri Sai, Demmy, Todd, ISMICS Annual Meeting
    San Francisco, CA - 1/4/2009
  • Salvage Esophagectomy for Recurrent Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A Vaible Option for Chemotherapy Responders. 
    Javle MM, Nanavati, KI, Nava HR, Nwogu CE, Iyer RV, Hematology Oncology Today
    1/1/2005
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Press Mentions

  • International Oncology Partnership Brings Access to Specialized Cancer Care to Nigeria
    International Oncology Partnership Brings Access to Specialized Cancer Care to NigeriaFebruary 12th, 2016

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
    Allegany/Cattaraugus County Cancer Services Program
    Amerigroup (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York HealthNow)
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York (HealthNow)
    Chautauqua County Cancer Services Program
    Cigna
    Emblem Health/GHI
    EmpirePlan (UHC)
    Erie County Cancer Services Program
    Fidelis
    First Health/Coventry
    Genesee, Orleans, Wyoming and Niagara Counties - Cancer Services Program
    Humana - ChoiceCare
    Independent Health
    Lifetime Benefit Solutions (EBS-RMSCO)
    Magnacare
    Martin's Point Healthcare (US Family Health Plan)
    MedCal
    Medicaid (New York)
    Medicare
    Multi Plan (PHCS - Private HealthCare Systems Inc)
    MVP (Preferred Care)
    Three Rivers Provider Network
    United (UHC)
    Univera HealthCare
    YourCare
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