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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.

He is board certified in both general surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Ohaju is a fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. He has been the principal investigator for several clinical trials. He serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth MN where he received the honor of Community Physician of the year in 2007 and 2011. Dr. Ohaju has been honored by his peers and received “Top-Doctor” for seven consecutive years prior to his relocation to Texas. This award is presented by Duluth Superior Magazine, local publication. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University since 2015.

Dr. Ohaju is a Paul Harris fellow and past Vice President of the Lake Superior Medical Society. He served on the Minnesota Committee on Trauma, and currently with the Society of Critical Care Medicine, where he serves as a Consultant for Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) course. He is a member of Eastern Association for The Surgery of Trauma and serves on the Board of Trustees at The College of St. Scholastica Duluth, MN. He is a member of several non-profit organizations including Silver Creek Institute and a founding member of VOOM Foundation.


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