Get to know Hematologist-Oncologist Dr. Obiageli Uchenna Ogbata, who serves patients in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Dr. Ogbata is a board-certified and fellowship-trained hematologist-oncologist whose special interests are in thoracic and geriatric oncology, as well as disparities in cancer outcomes. She is in practice with Novant Health Cancer Specialists – Charlotte in North Carolina, as well as remains on active medical staff at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center and Levine Cancer Institute – Cleveland.
Located in midtown Charlotte, Novant Health Cancer Specialists- Charlotte provides comprehensive cancer care for patients suffering from breast cancer, lung cancer, leukemia and lymphoma, multiple myeloma, gastrointestinal cancer or genitourinary cancer. The board-certified oncologists on staff provide accurate diagnoses and state-of-the-art treatments, while working with the rest of the Novant Health network to deliver the support and survivorship resources each patient needs during their cancer journey.
Passionate about her patients, Dr. Ogbata believes strongly in providing excellent patient care each and every time. She is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began after she earned her medical degree from the University of Nigeria College of Medicine in 2003. Upon relocating to the United States, she served her internship and residency in internal medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in 2008 and 2010, respectively. Years later, in 2014, she completed her fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center.
With a special interest in research, Dr. Ogbata’s findings have been part of national and international hematology and oncology meetings and also published in several peer-reviewed journals. Her research in lung cancer earned her a Merit Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology in 2012.
Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A hematologist-oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of blood diseases and cancers such as iron-deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia, and lymphoma.
In her personal life, Dr. Ogbata is the proud mother of Kathryn, Kenny, and Danny. When not working, she likes to travel with family, listen to music, as well as play or watch soccer. She coaches preschool soccer when time permits.
Learn More about Dr. Obiageli Uchenna Ogbata:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1141493-Obiageli-Ogbata-Hematologist-Oncologist or through Novant Health, https://www.novanthealth.org/pf/providers/1346552692/locations
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