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As a general surgeon in Newport News, Dr. Chukwuemeka Obiora performs surgical procedures to treat conditions affecting the abdomen and related structures, like hernias or tumors.

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Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Chukwuemeka Obiora is accepting new patients at this office.



11803 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 235, Newport News, VA 23606-2565

Office Details

Doctor Specialty General Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • Medicare

About Dr. Obiora
Dr. Obiora


Dr. Chukwuemeka Obiora graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2008 before completing a residency in General Surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA from 2008 to 2009. He then completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center from 2013 to 2015.

Dr. Obiora has one office in Virginia where he specializes in General Surgery.


Conditions Treated 

  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancers
  • Liver Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • peritoneal carcinomatosis
  • Sarcoma (Bone and Soft Tissue)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thyroid & Parathyroid Disease

Services & Procedures

  • Cytoreduction Ovarian Cancer
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Excisions
  • Gastrectomy
  • Lumpectomy (Partial Mastectomy)
  • Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping & Biopsy
  • Splenectomy
  • Thyroid & Parathryoid Surgery
  • Whipple Procedure (Pancreaticoduodenectomy)

Special Interests  

  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Peritoneal Surface Malignancies

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Temple University HospitalPhiladelphia, PA
    Residency in General Surgery • 2008 - 2009

  • St. Luke's University Hospital/Temple St. Luke's University School of MedicineBethlehem, PA
    Residency in General Surgery • 2009 - 2013


  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical CenterWinston-Salem, North Carolina
    Fellowship in Surgical Oncology • 2013 - 2015

Hospital Affiliations

  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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