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Ugonma Chukwueke, MD, MPH


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Ugonma Chukwueke, MD, MPH


  • Associate Director of the Center for Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphoma
  • Physician
  • Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Metastatic brain tumors
  • Neurologic complications of cancer
  • Primary brain tumors

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-632-2166
  • Office Phone Number617-632-6177


Ugonma Chukwueke, MD, MPH, is a neuro-oncologist in the Center for Neuro-Oncology and Center for Central Nervous System Lymphoma at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Chukwueke received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Johns Hopkins University and completed her Doctor of Medicine at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine internship and Neurology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, followed by Neuro-Oncology fellowship at the combined Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital Neuro-Oncology Program. She received an MPH in Clinical Effectiveness from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Chukwueke is engaged in clinical research efforts of novel therapies in the treatment of primary and metastatic brain tumors and is the Neuro-Oncology program liaison to the Center for Cancer Therapeutic Innovation at Dana-Farber.

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2015
  • Neuro-Oncology, 2017


  • Partners Healthcare; Massachusetts General Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital


  • Parkland Health and Hospital System; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Medical School:

  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine


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