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Adwoa Opoku-Boateng, M.D.

Meet Dr. Opoku-Boateng

Upon graduating from Oakwood University with a BS in biology, as well as a minor in chemistry and accounting, Dr. Opoku-Boateng was accepted into Loma Linda University School of Medicine. It was here that she began her journey into the medical career, earning a Biomedical Sciences Certificate in 2001 before achieving her medical degree in 2005. From there, she became a resident physician in general surgery at Ochsner Clinic Foundation where she was eventually promoted to chief resident physician in general surgery. Since completing her postgraduate training and fellowship appointments, she has served as a staff surgeon and senior staff surgeon for Ochsner Clinic Foundation and is now a part of the Arizona Premier Surgery family.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified, American Board of Surgery (2011)
  • Covering Surgeon for Bariatric Center of Excellence Program (2010 – present)
  • Certified, Fundaments of Laparoscopic Surgery — ACS/SAGES (2009)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support — American College of Surgeons (2007)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support — American Heart Association (2005 – present)
  • National Board of Medical Examiners — USMLE (2005)
  • Fellow — American College of Surgeons (2013)

Awards and Honors

  • Teach Excellence Award (2017) — University of Queensland Clinic School
  • Outstanding Clinical Faculty Teacher of the Year (2019 – 2020) — Ochsner Clinic Foundation Department of Surgery

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