Surgery Scope of Practice

Dr. Ajanwachuku specializes in general surgery, including surgery for conditions of the endocrine system (thyroid, parathyroid), breast and colon. He is on the forefront of new medical technology and performs both traditional (open) and laparoscopic operations. He specializes in highly advanced, minimally invasive surgical procedures that spare his patients costly hospitalization expenses and large incision scars, while also providing the fastest recovery possible. Dr. Ajanwachuku will discuss all treatment options with you so that you fully understand them and then he will guide you in determining which is best for you. Dr. Ajanwachuku believes  that you should have a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and diagnosis.


Minimally invasive surgery offers patients the following advantages:

  • Less pain and discomfort
  • Minimal scarring
  • Greater surgical precision
  • Fewer complications
  • Reduced risk of infection

Dr. Ajanwachuku performs open and laparoscopic surgeries for:

  • Appendix
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernias (inguinal, femoral, umbilical, ventral, incisional)
  • Gallbladder Conditions
  • Breast Conditions (cancer, sentinel node biopsy, lumps / bumps, oncoplastic breast surgery)
  • Endocrine System Conditions (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal)
  • Colon / Rectum Conditions (laparoscopic resections, cancer, diverticulitis)
  • Stomach, Small Bowel / Spleen Conditions
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Lesions (lipoma, cysts)
  • Porta-catheters
  • Melanoma – Sentinel Node Biopsy

Dr. Ajanwachuku performs Robotic surgery for:

  • Gall Bladder removal
  • Hernia repair

Publications and Recognition for Dr. Ajanwachuku

Dr. Ajanwachuku on Hyperbaric Medicine (Click to View Article)

  • This article by Dr. Ajanwachuku highlights and explains the background and multidisciplinary approach to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Advanced Wound Care.