Ugwuji Maduekwe, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
UNC Health Provider
UNC Health providers are employed by an organization within UNC Health.
Surgical Oncology, Cancer
4.60 out of 5
4.60 out of 5
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
Accepting New Patients

Location Information

UNC Hospitals Adult Oncology Clinics
101 Manning Drive
Second Floor
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
On Public Transportation, Handicap Accessible


Day of the WeekHours
Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About the Provider


  • Surgical Oncology
  • Cancer


  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Pancreatic Surgical Oncology

Provider Details

Type: Clinician
Gender: Female

Medical School

  • Harvard University, 1999 - 2004


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, 2004 - 2007


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, 2009 - 2011
  • Area: General Surgery


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2011 - 2013
  • Area: Complex General Surgical Oncology

Research Fellowship

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, 2007 - 2009

Master of Medical Science

  • Harvard University, 2009


  • Surgery, Board Certified
  • Surgery-Complex General Surgical Oncology, Board Certified
Pancreatic cancer, pancreatic cyst, intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN), pancreatic mass, gall bladder, gall bladder mass, primitive neuro-ectodermal tumors (PNET), pancreatitis, appendix mass, appendiceal cancer, appendiceal carcinoma, minimally invasive surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, Whipple and pancreaticoduodenectomy, distal pancreatectomy, total pancreatectomy, splenectomy, cytoreductive surgery, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, hot chemotherapy, gall bladder surgery, biliary surgery, diagnostic laparoscopy; research: pancreatic care, gastrointestinal surgical oncology care, IPMN
Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), pancreas, pancreas mass, pancreas cyst, intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN), pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, neuroendocrine tumor, carcinoid tumor, pancreas lesion, appendiceal cancer, appendix mass, pseudomyxoma peritonei, appendiceal carcinoid, stage IV colon cancer, peritoneal carcinomatosis, peritoneal mesothelioma, appendiceal mucinous neoplasm pancreatitis

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Commercial Plans (Other than Aetna Whole Health)
  • Aetna Whole Health (Tier 2)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans (Other than Aetna Prime HMO)
  • AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina Medicaid
  • BCBSNC Commercial Plans
  • North Carolina State Employees Health Benefit Plan (Active employees)
  • BCBSNC Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance
  • BCBSNC Medicare Advantage (Other than Experience Health)
  • Healthy Blue Medicaid
  • Carolina Complete Health Medicaid (Centene)
  • Cigna Commercial Plans (Other than Cigna Connect)
  • Cigna Secure Medicare Advantage
  • Contigo Health Plan (WakeMed employees only)
  • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana Medicare Private Fee-for-Service
  • North Carolina State Employee Health Benefit Plan (Medicare Advantage for retirees)
  • Liberty Advantage Medicare Advantage
  • MedCost PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Commercial Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage
  • UnitedHealthcare Exchange (ACA) Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
  • WellCare of North Carolina Medicaid
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