Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Chukwuemeka V. Ikpeazu, M.D., Ph.D., FACP

General Information

Chukwuemeka V. Ikpeazu, M.D., Ph.D., FACP


  • English
  • Ibo


  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Med-Medical Oncology


  • Hematology/Oncology - Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests

Lung cancer, head and neck cancers, thoracic cancers, Melanoma, Sarcoma, Genitourinary, Thyroid malignancies, unknown primary


1998-2000 Fellowship-Hematology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1996-1998 Fellowship-Medical Oncology
East Tennessee State University School of Medicine
1994-1996 Residency-Internal Medicine
Meharry Medical College
1992-1994 Residency-Internal Medicine
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
1992 Graduate School
Meharry Medical College


Chukwuemeka V. Ikpeazu, M.D., Ph.D. is a board certified medical oncologist. He is an associate professor of clinical medicine in the division of hematology oncology at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Ikpeazu has extensive experience with the National Cancer Institute Cooperative Group and Pharmaceutical Company where he helped initiate trials in lung and head & neck cancer, as well as studies in supportive oncology. His clinical interests include thoracic oncology, head & neck oncology, thyroid cancer, melanoma, and sarcomas. He is also versed in the science of chemotherapy side effects and their management.


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