Team

Chumy Nwogu

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Nwogu (MD, PhD, FACS) 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 […]

Chinenye Iwuji

Head Medical Oncology

Dr. Chinenye Iwuji is a Consultant Medical Oncologist, who worked at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust until her move to Lakeshore Cancer Centre. She qualified from Southampton Medical School and holds a degree in Physiology from University of Dundee. Her post-graduate qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Oncology (University of Nottingham) and a PhD […]

Ken Ejiogu

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 […]

Grace Dy, MD

Associate Professor, RPCI

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Areas of Expertise: Lung cancer Mesothelioma Thymic malignancies Special Interests: Phase I clinical trials Novel targets for lung cancer therapy Board Certification: Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine Fellowship: Mayo Clinic College of […]

Renuka Iyer, MD

Associate Professor of Oncology

Associate Professor of Oncology, Co-Director, Liver and Pancreas Tumor Center, IL-2 Program, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section Chief for Gastrointestinal Oncology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo Areas of Expertise: Bile duct cancer Carcinoid Cholangiocarcinoma Esophageal cancer Hepatocellular cancer Pancreatic cancer Special Interests: Developing novel treatments […]

Nikhil Khushalani, MD

Associate Professor of Oncology

Areas of Expertise: Melanoma Sarcoma Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) Biological therapy in cancer Special Interests: Investigation of novel therapeutics, including anti-angiogenics in melanoma and sarcoma Investigate immunotherapy approaches for melanoma Identify predictors of response to high-dose Interleukin-2 biotherapy Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine Fellowship: […]

Dr. Tracey O’Connor

Medical Oncology

Areas of Expertise: Breast Cancer Special Interests: Novel treatments for breast cancer Psychological impact of breast cancer Supportive care therapies for patients with advanced disease Survivorship issues and breast cancer Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine Fellowship: Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY Residency: Strong […]

Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD

Associate Professor, Lymphoma/Myeloma

Areas of Expertise: Lymphoma Multiple myeloma Special Interests: Mechanisms associated with resistance to monoclonal antibodies in lymphoma patients Developing new strategies to enhance the activity of therapies such as rituximab and other monoclonal antibodies Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine Fellowship: Roswell Park Cancer Institute, […]

Saby George, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Oncology

Areas of Expertise: Kidney Cancer Prostate Cancer Bladder Cancer Special Interests: Kidney cancer: clinical trials, novel drug development, mechanism of resistance formation to tyrosine kinase inhibitors, immunotherapy, improving the response evaluation criteria and development of biomarkers. Prostate cancer: Castrate refractory prostate cancer, high Gleason score disease, improving androgen deprivation therapy and biomarker development. Board Certification: Internal […]

Bindiya Chugani

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 […]

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