Chukwuma Apakama, M.D.

Chukwuma Apakama, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Chukwama Apakama, M.D.

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Dr. Apakama or “Dr. Chuk” attended medical school at the College of Medicine University of Lagos. He then began his surgical training in the United Kingdom and soon moved to the United States.  He completed his general surgery residency at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Harlem Hospital.Dr. Apakama was on staff and performed surgical critical care, acute care surgery and trauma procedures at Washington University in St Louis.  His passion for minimally invasive surgery and bariatrics eventually took him to Cleveland Clinic Florida where he completed a fellowship in Minimally invasive surgery/Advanced laparoscopy and Bariatrics.

Dr. Apakama is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care.