As a child in Nigeria, Dr. Ohaju was inspired to become a physician from his own personal experiences. Now he reveals how he is bringing a modern health care system to Nigeria one step at a time.
Dr. Vincent U. Ohaju is the trauma medical director at CHI-St. Joseph Health Care System in Bryan, Texas. Prior to that, he was the associate chief for the Division of Surgery & Neuromuscular Services at Essentia Health (formerly St. Mary’s Medical Center) in Duluth, Minnesota. Dr. Ohaju is a physician champion for the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) and a course director for the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
Ohaju received his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, and fellowships in surgical critical care and trauma surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He is board-certified in both general surgery and surgical critical care.
Ohaju is a fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. He
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