Chiledum Ahaghotu

chiledum ahaghotu

Dr. Ahaghotu is vice president of Medical Affairs for MedStar Southern Hospital Center, providing clinical leadership and oversight for quality and safety, medical education and research. Previously, Dr. Ahaghotu was vice president and chief medical officer at Steward Carney Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Ahaghotu graduated from the College of Medicine at the University of Nigeria. He then served as a General Surgery resident at Howard University Hospital, followed by a residency in Urology at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics and an American Cancer Society Oncology Fellowship. Dr. Ahaghotu also holds a Master of Business Administration from Howard University and an Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership from Brown University.

He has completed more than 50 medical mission trips in West Africa. He also is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and reviewer for the Journal of Urology and Journal for Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.