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Chumy Nwogu, MD, PhD, FACS

Chief Executive Officer

Ken Ejiogu, MD

Executive Director

Bindiya Chugani, M.Sc.

Center Director & Clinical Research Coordinator

Chumy Nwogu, MD, PhD, FACS

Position: Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Nwogu is a Thoracic Surgical Oncologist and Cancer Epidemiologist. He received his basic medical education at the University of Nigeria College of Medicine, Enugu; General Surgical Residency training at Flushing Hospital/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York; Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at the University of Massachusetts, Worcester; Thoracic Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, Boston; and Cancer Prevention and Pathology Doctorate degree at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo.

He is a Professor of Surgery and Oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and at SUNY, Buffalo. He is extremely passionate about cancer care in resource limited environments with a focus on Nigeria. He has been involved in numerous cancer screening missions, awareness campaigns and professional education programs all over Nigeria.

Ken Ejiogu, MD

Position: Executive Director

Dr. Ejiogu is a board certified Internal Medicine Physician based in the United States and Nigeria. He is also a managing partner of MedeQuip, Nigeria LLC (www.medequipng.com) and Executive Director of Harmony Advanced Diagnostic Center (www.hadcng.com).
Ken has extensive management experience in hospital-based health care systems, and was the Chief of Hospital Medicine at Indiana University Hospital before relocating to the Seattle area where he is a consulting physician in hospital medicine. He has broad experience in diagnostic imaging systems and was intimately involved in setting up a private diagnostic imaging center in Port Harcourt (mediscan) and the largest most comprehensive Diagnostic center in West Africa (Kwara Advanced Diagnostic Center). He is passionate about bridging the gap between health care delivery in Nigeria and that in the Western nations.

Bindiya Chugani, M.Sc.

Position: Center Director & Clinical Research Coordinator

Bindiya is serving a dual role in Lakeshore Cancer Center: Center Director and Clinical Research Coordinator. She is a key player in overseeing and aligning the strategic and operational side of the Clinic and conducting research activities in collaboration with institutions in Lagos. Having been born and bred in Nigeria, Bindiya has developed uncanny troubleshooting skills, which enables her to excel in her current role. She moved to Toronto, Canada for her studies where she completed a Bachelor of Science in Toxicology at the University of Toronto with a minor in Economics, immediately followed by a Masters of Science in Pharmacology focused in Clinical Neuroscience.

Over the years, she took on a number of project management roles including a multi-year tenure at the Center of Addiction and Mental Health, in Toronto, Canada, where she planned and executed a large scale research project. She has also worked in the business setting in Nigeria serving in both marketing and management roles.

After several years abroad, she decided to permanently return home to Nigeria and work within the healthcare industry bringing in the Western Perspective . Bindiya’s passion for improving healthcare in Nigeria and her previous experience in clinical research along with her practical business knowledge will prove to be an asset within the organization