VOOM Foundation

Jun 20, 2018
Dr. Vincent U. Ohaju
VOOM Foundation

Vincent U. Ohaju is the Trauma Medical Director at CHI St. Joseph Health Care System, Bryan TX. Prior to that he was the Associate Chief for the Division of Surgery and Neuromuscular Services at Essentia Health (formerly St. Mary’s Medical Center) in Duluth, Minnesota. Dr. Ohaju received his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, and fellowships in Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

Dr. Ohaju is the CEO/Founder of VOOM Foundation, a non-profit humanitarian organization with a mission to implement standards of care in developing countries and a particular interest in indigent care.  In 2013, VOOM Foundation restarted the open-heart program in Nigeria, a country of 173M at the time.  Prior to this program, those who could not afford to travel out of the country would die.  Each year, VOOM assembles volunteer medical teams from across the United States to perform open-heart procedures at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital.  VOOM Foundation is currently the leading organization in heart procedures performed, a country of 188M. 

 
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