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Dr. Stanley Ogu is a double board-certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon, who specializes in aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body; including body contouring with liposuction, gluteal augmentation with fat (Brazilian Butt Lift), facial volumization with fat, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and gender-affirmation top surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Ogu relocated to Texas with his family after obtaining his medical degree from the University of Lagos, as both a Federal Government and Shell Petroleum academic merit scholar. He received board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, after he completed a very competitive and rigorous three-year fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at one of the busiest programs in the nation – Indiana University School of Medicine, where he received advanced training in cutting-edge aesthetic and reconstructive surgery techniques. This was preceded by board certification in General Surgery after completion of a General Surgery residency at Easton Hospital – Drexel University College of Medicine in Pennsylvania, where he served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Ogu was the recipient of numerous honors throughout the course of his training including awards for the Best In-service Training Exam Score (99 percentile), Most Outstanding Resident Award (given to the best all-round resident) and Resident Teacher of the Year (chosen by medical students for excellence in teaching), to mention a few. He has presented original papers at both regional and national meetings, including at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is also well published in reputable medical journals, including Plastic Surgery and Modern Techniques, American Surgeon, Oxford Academic Journal and Drexel Medical Journal.
Dr. Ogu is well liked by his patients for his warm and caring personality, as well as his attention to detail. He is committed to helping patients achieve their unique desired results and become the best version of themselves, through both surgical and non-surgical techniques. He is also passionate about charity work and has had extensive volunteer experience, providing medically disadvantaged communities with free pediatric, burn and breast reconstructive surgery, on mission trips to El Salvador and Nigeria. In his free time, he enjoys mentoring the youth in the community, fitness, soccer and spending time with his beautiful family.
Uchechukwu Stanley Ogu, MD:
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
Chief Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery:
Indiana University School of Medicine 2017 - 2018
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery:
Indiana University School of Medicine 2015 - 2017
Chief Resident in General Surgery:
Easton Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine 2014 - 2015
Resident in General Surgery:
Easton Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine 2009 - 2014
Doctor of Medicine:
College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria 2002 - 2007
University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria 2000 - 2001
American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS Certificate #09609): Passed Written board examination on October 15, 2018 and Oral board examination on November 16, 2019 (First attempts).
American Board of Surgery (ABS Certificate #060624): Passed Qualifying (written) board examination on August 13, 2015 and Certifying (oral) board examination on October 25, 2015 (First attempts).
Educational Committee for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG #07233455): Passed USMLE Step 1 (December 19, 2007), Step 2CS (April 24, 2008), Step 2CK (June 16, 2008), Step 3 (April 16, 2009)
Indiana University Basic and Advanced Microsurgery Course 2015 - 2017
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 2010 - date
Basic Life Support (BLS) 2009 - date
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 2009 - date
Fundamentals of Critical Care (FCC) 2009 - date
Texas State Medical License (R6643 – active) 2018 - date
Indiana State Medical License (11018186A – inactive) 2015 - 2018
Pennsylvania State Medical License (MD454497 - inactive) 2015 - 2016
Pennsylvania State Medical License(MT194444 - inactive) 2009 – 2015
HONORS AND AWARDS:
ASERF Resident Travel Scholarship to The Aesthetic Meeting 2018
Award for achieving over 90% on annual in-service exam – Indiana University 2018
Resident Teacher of the Year – Easton Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine 2015
Resident Teacher of the Year – Easton Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine 2014
Golden Apple Teaching Award Finalist, Drexel University College of Medicine 2013 - 2015
Winner, American College of Surgeons Keystone Jeopardy Competition 2013
Winner, American College of Surgeons Keystone Jeopardy Competition 2012
Best American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam (ABSITE) Score (99th percentile) 2012
Most Outstanding Resident Award – Easton Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine 2012
Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Academic Scholarship Award 2004 - 2007
Shell Petroleum Academic Scholarship Award 2001 - 2007
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Candidate Member2015 - present
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Candidate Member2015 - present
American College of Surgeons, Associate Fellow2009 - present
American Medical Association2009 - present
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons2009 - 2015
Pennsylvania Medical Society, Resident member2009 - 2015
MEDICAL MISSION/VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:
Indiana University Medical Mission Trip to San Salvador, El SalvadorJune 2017
St. Luke Chapel free community medical services, Lagos, Nigeria2003 - 2007
St. Vincent de Paul free medical services program, Lagos, Nigeria2003 - 2007
Reviewer, Annals of Plastic Surgery2018 - date
Easton Hospital Surgical Site Infection Prevention Committee2014 - 2015
Easton Hospital Patient Safety Committee2013 - 2015
Easton Hospital Physician-Nursing Liason Committee 2011 - 2015
Easton Hospital Skin Integrity Committee 2011 - 2015
Easton Hospital Special Care Unit Committee 2010 - 2011
Delegate to Nigerian Model United Nations Conference 2005
Secretary - General; College of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences Students’
Association, University of Lagos2004 - 2005
Organiser of Free Anatomy Tutorials for first-year medical students 2003 - 2005
Author; BOOMERANG (Novel) 2000
President of Junior Engineer, Technicians and Scientists’ Club and French Club2000
Writing, French, Soccer, Volleyball, Weight-training, Mentoring, Teaching
Ogu US, Rogers C, Gupta V, Strange N, Wooden WA (2017); Advancing Outcomes in Plastic Surgery With Immunonutrition And Standardized Pre-Operative Wellness Education. Plastic Surgery Mod Tech: PSMT-130. DOI: 10.29011/PSMT-130. 100030. September 2017
Ogu US, Kumar A, Dy V; Mesh Repair of Recurrent Vaginal Evisceration Following Radical Hysterectomy and Adjuvant Radiation. Drexel Medical Journal, vol. 8(1)23-24, Spring 2014
Ogu US, Javia A, Boonswang P; A Rare Case of Small Bowel Volvulus Following Right Hemicolectomy. Drexel Medical Journal, vol. 8(1):6, Spring 2014
Wilhelm BJ, Sakharpe A, Baccaro L, Ogu S, Angelico R; Emphysematous Bulla Causing Dyspnea Due to Cardiac Compression: A Novel Presentation and Successful Surgical Resection With Complete Relief of Symptoms. Chest 2014 Mar 1; 145(3 Suppl): 351A. DOI:10.1378/chest.1823857
Wilhelm J, Hamasaki A, Baccaro LM, Ogu S, Aksade A. Expulsion of Giant Intestinal Lipoma
After Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. CRSLS e2014.00185. DOI:10.4293/JSLS.2014.00185
Baccaro LM, Vunnamadala K, Ogu US, Ibrahim G, Kohli H. Massive Gastrointestinal Bleed from a Marginal Ulcer Eroding into the Left Gastric Artery. CRSLS e2014.0000712. DOI: 10.4293/CRSLS.2014.0000712.
Ogu US, Caganap S, Badr AS, Bloch RS. Metastatic Transitional Cell Cancer of the Gall Bladder Presenting as Acute Cholecystitis: A Rare Phenomenom. OA Surgery 2013 Dec 01;1(1):4.
Ogu US, Valko J, Wilhelm J, Dy V. Spontaneous Evisceration of the Bowel Through an Umbilical Hernia in a Patient with Refractory Ascites. J Surg Case Rep. 2013 Oct 4;2013(10). pii: rjt073. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjt073.
Ogu US, Keim G, Cleary A, Bloch R. Atraumatic Splenic Rupture Secondary to Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Surg Case Rep. 2013 Jul 23;2013(7). pii: rjt051. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjt051.
Ogu US, Caganap S, Jasuja S, Bloch R; Rare Case of Acute Cholecystitis due to Transitional Cell Carcinoma Metastasis from the Urinary Bladder to the Gall Bladder. Drexel Medical Journal, vol. 7 (1):25; Spring 2013.
Ogu US, Park G, Bloch R; A rare case of metachronous skip metastasis of pancreatic cancer to the colon. Am Surg. 2012 Jul;78(7):E342-3.
Baccaro L, Ogu S, Sakharpe A, Ibrahim G, Boonswang P; Rectal Dieulafoy lesions: A Rare
Etiology of Chronic Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Am Surg. 2012 May;78(5):E246-8.
Sakharpe A, Baccaro L, Ibrahim G, Lee YK, Ogu US, Park G; Rare Case of Stercoral Perforation Requiring Subtotal Colectomy. Drexel Medical Journal, vol. 6 (1):67; Spring 2012.
Ogu US, Kohli H; A Novel Technique To Avoid Recurrence of Inguinal Hernia: A Single Surgeon's Experience. Hernia; March 2011. (Abstract Only)
Ogu US, Vunnamadala K, Dy V; Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis due to Polycythemia Vera; analysis and review of management. Drexel Medical Journal, vol. 5 (1):35; Summer 2011.
Ogu US, Roberts A; “Knowledge, Awareness and Practice of Self-Breast Examination Among Nursing Students In The School of Nursing, Lagos University Teaching Hospital” Medical School Final Year Project; July 2007.
Makadia M, Sakharpe A, Badr A, Ogu S. Dy V. Recurrent Right Flank Abscess as a Manisfestation of Retained Gallstone and Novel Technique of Retrieval Using CT Guided Needle as Marker. SAGES National Conference, Nashville, TN; April 2015
Emphysematous Bulla-Causing Dyspnea Due to Cardiac Compression: A Novel Presentation
and Successful Surgical Resection With Complete Relief of Symptoms. Wilhelm J, Sakharpe A,
Baccaro LM, Ogu S, Angelico R. CHEST World Congress 2014 Annual Meeting, Madrid, Spain
Hand A, Wang L, Ogu US, Singhal V. Incidental intraoperative finding of Gastro-intestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Drexel Discovery Day, Philadelphia, PA; October 2014
Kunnirickal S, Makadia M, Ogu US, Dy V. Hemobilia and obstructive jaundice due to hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm post-biliary drain placement. Drexel Discovery Day, Philadelphia, PA; October 2014
Ogu US, Simonelli E, Pendurthi TK. A Novel Presentation of Barrett’s Esophagus. Drexel Discovery Day, Philadelphia, PA; October 2014
Wilhelm BJ, Ogu US, Markelov A, Baccaro LM, Sakharpe A, Angelico R. Successful resection of a giant right upper lobe bulla causing dyspnea due to right ventricular compression with complete relief of symptoms. Southeastern Surgical Congress, Savannah, GA; February 2014
Wilhelm J, Ogu US, Hamasaki A, Baccaro L, Aksade A. Expulsion of giant intestinal lipoma 5 days after laparoscopic Roux-Y-Gastric Bypass. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Meeting, Baltimore, MD; April 2013
Ogu US, Valko J, Wilhelm J, Dy V. Spontaneous Evisceration of the Bowel Through an Umbilical Hernia in a Patient with Refractory Ascites. Drexel Discovery Day, Philadelphia, PA; October 2012
Ogu US, Park G, Bloch R; A rare case of metachronous skip metastasis of pancreatic cancer to the colon; Southeastern Surgical Congress meeting, Birmingham, AL; February 2012
Baccaro L, Ogu US, Taheri H, Kohli H; Case Report: Catastrophic Splenic Injury Following Colonoscopy. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Meeting, San Antonio, TX; March 2011.
Ogu US, Kohli H; A Novel Technique To Avoid Recurrence of Inguinal Hernia: A Single Surgeon's Experience. American Hernia Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA; March 2011
Ogu US; Understanding Immunonutrition, Pre-Surgical Wellness and Enhanced Recovery: Critical Steps to Advance Outcomes in Plastic Surgery; ASPS “The Meeting 2017”, October 2017.
Ogu US; Surgical Management of Headaches; Grand Rounds Presentation, Indiana University School of Medicine, November 2016.
Ogu US; Otoplasty and Ear Reconstruction; Grand Rounds Presentation, Indiana University School of Medicine, September 2015.
Ogu US; Making the Case for Enhanced SCIP Criteria: The Easton Hospital Zero-Tolerance Model; Updegrove Research Day, Easton Hospital, June 2015
Ogu US; Surgical Training in the 21st Century: Is Change Inevitable; Grand Rounds Presentation, Easton Hospital, February 2015.
Ogu US; Reconstruction of Large Sacral Defects: Current Surgical Options; Grand Rounds Presentation, Easton Hospital, April 2014.
Ogu US; Inguinodynia: Predicting the pain; Grand Rounds Presentation, Easton Hospital December 2012.
Baccaro L, Vunnamadala K, Ogu US, Ibrahim G, Kohli H. Catastrophic Gastrointestinal Bleed from a Marginal Ulcer Eroding into the Left Gastric Artery after Gastric Bypass Surgery - A Case Series; Updegrove Research Day, Easton Hospital, June 2012.
Ogu US; SCIP Measures Compliance: Impact On Surgical Care Complications; Grand Rounds Presentation, Easton Hospital, April 2012.
Ogu US; Malignant Neoplasms Of The Pancreas; Grand Rounds Presentation, Easton Hospital, November 2010.
Ogu US, Kohli H; A Novel Technique To Avoid Recurrence of Inguinal Hernia: A Single Surgeon's Experience; Updegrove Research Day, Easton Hospital, June 2010
Ogu US; Current Options In Reconstructive Breast Surgery and Therapeutic Implications; Grand Rounds Presentation, April 2010