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Chinwe Chi Chi Unegbu, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Female

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Carnegie 446D1
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-7610

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Oculoplastics, Room A623
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

GI Clinic
4940 Eastern Avenue
A Building, 5th floor
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-7610

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-7610

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Contact for Research Inquiries

1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Expertise

Anesthesiology

Biography

Dr. Chinwe Chi Chi Ajuba-Iwuji is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is anesthesiology.

Dr. Ajuba-Iwuji received her undergraduate degree in biology/pre-medicine from Cornell University. She earned her M.D. from Johns Hopkins. She completed her residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and performed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology, also at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Ajuba-Iwuji joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2011.

Dr. Ajuba-Iwuji's research interests include pediatric anesthesiology.

Dr. Ajuba-Iwuji serves on the House Staff Council at Johns Hopkins. She is a Cornell Tradition Scholar and a member of several professional organizations, including the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesiology Society and the Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / MD (2006)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (2010)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (2011)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Anesthesiology / Anesthesiology-General (2011, 2021)
    • American Board of Anesthesiology / Pediatric Anesthesiology (2013, 2023)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Ajuba-Iwuji performs ACE inhibitor database development and research for the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her research involves a retrospective analysis of hemodynamic effects of ACE inhibitors on patients presenting for cardiac surgery during both the pre- and post-cardio pulmonary bypass period.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Cornell Tradition Scholar, 1998
    • Dean’s List, Cornell University, 1998 - 2002
    • Jaqua Foundation Scholar, 2000 - 2002
    • National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2000
    • Golden Key International Honor Society, 2001
    • Dean’s Stipend, 2003 - 2006

    Memberships

    • Student National Medical Association, 2002 - 2010
    • American Society of Anesthesiology,, 2007
    • Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2010
    • Congenital Cardiac Anesthesiology Society, 2011

    Professional Activities

    • House Staff Council, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2006
  • Videos & Media +

    Lectures and Presentations

    Assessing Transfusion Threshold in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease Presenting with a Post Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage
     Abstract presentation , Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology , Tampa (01/01/2012)

    Simulation Center Instructor: Case of Venous Air Embolism in pediatric patient undergoing craniosynostosis surgery
    Instructor , Johns Hopkins Hospital (01/01/2012)

    What's Your Target? : Assessing Transfusion Practices of Pediatric Anesthesiologists during High Blood Loss Cases
     Abstract presentation , ACCM research day , Baltimore (01/01/2011)

    What's Your Target? : Assessing Transfusion Practices of Pediatric Anesthesiologists during High Blood Loss Cases
     Abstract presentation , American Society of Anesthesiology , Chicago (01/01/2011)

    An Uncommon Complication of a Common Surgery: Intraoperative Cardiac Arrest Following Port A Cath Placement
     Abstract presentation , American Society of Anesthesiology , Chicago (01/01/2011)

    Simple case + Complicated patient = Complicated Case: A Case of Unrecognized Myocardial Dysfunction in a patient with End Stage Renal Disease
     Abstract presentation , Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology , San Deigo (01/01/2011)

    Anesthesia for Thoracoscopic Correction of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in the Neonate: A Case of Difficult Mechanical Ventilation
     Abstract presentation , Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology , San Deigo (01/01/2011)

    Simulation Center Instructor: Pediatric Difficult Airway Station Instructor
    Johns Hopkins Hospital (01/01/2011)

    The Great Deceiver: Post partum Blood Pressure Normalization in a Severe Pre-Eclamptic as an Early Sign of Intravascular Injection of Local Anesthetic
     Abstract presentation , American Society of Anesthesiology , New Orleans (01/01/2009)

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