Chiledum A. Ahaghotu, MD| Urology | MedStar Health

Chiledum A. Ahaghotu, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Urology

Languages: English

About me

Chiledum Ahaghotu, MD, is vice president of Medical Affairs for MedStar Southern Hospital Center, providing clinical leadership and oversight for quality and safety, medical education and research.

Before joining MedStar Health, Dr. Ahaghotu was vice president and chief medical officer at Steward Carney Hospital, part of the Steward Health System in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to this position, Dr. Ahaghotu worked  as an academic urologist at Howard University. During his 20-year tenure at Howard, Dr. Ahaghotu achieved the rank of full professor and served as the R. Frank Jones and Kline Price Sr. Endowed Professor and chair of Urology. He also served as the associate dean for Clinical Affairs in the College of Medicine, and as president of the Howard University Medical and Dental Staff. Dr Ahaghotu has also held  leadership positions for the American Urologic Association, R. Frank Jones Urologic Society, National Medical Association, Washington Urologic Society, and Medical Society of the District of Columbia. 

Starting his pre-medical education at Howard University, Dr. Ahaghotu subsequently graduated from the College of Medicine at the University of Nigeria. Dr. Ahaghotu then served as a General Surgery resident at Howard University Hospital, which was followed by a residency in Urology at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics and an American Cancer Society Oncology Fellowship. Dr. Ahaghotu also holds a Master of Business Administration from Howard University and an Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership from Brown University.

Dr. Ahaghotu has completed more than 50 medical mission trips in West Africa. He also is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and reviewer for the Journal of Urology and Journal for Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bph Surgery
  • Elevated Psa
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Hematuria
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stone
  • Male Stress Incontinence
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Infection
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Adrenal Nodules
  • Atonic Urinary Bladder
  • Atrophy Of Testis
  • Benign Neoplasm Of The Prostate
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Disease
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Neck Obstruction
  • Bladder Stone
  • Bladder Trauma
  • Cancer Related Sexual Concerns
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Prostate
  • Crushing Injury Of External Genitalia
  • Dysplasia Of Prostate
  • Ectopic Ureter
  • Ejaculatory Dysfunction
  • Elevated Psa
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Enterovesical Fistula
  • Epididymitis
  • Epididymo Orchitis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Foreign Body (BLADDER-URETHRA)
  • Foreign Body (PENIS)
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Genital Trauma
  • Genitourinary Fistula
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hydroureter
  • Hypertrophy Of Kidney
  • Hypogonadism
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Malformation
  • Kidney Stone
  • Localized Prostate Cancer
  • Male Stress Incontinence
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Male Urinary Problems
  • Meatal Stenosis
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Nocturia
  • Non Traumatic Rupture Of Bladder
  • Paraphimosis
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Cancer
  • Penile Plaque
  • Peyronie's Disease (PD)
  • Phimosis
  • Pneumaturia
  • Post Prostatectomy Incontinence
  • Post Void Dribbling
  • Post Void Residual
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Abscess
  • Prostate Bleeding
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disease
  • Prostate Infection
  • Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Prostatic Obstruction
  • Prostatitis
  • Pyelitis
  • Radiation Cystitis
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Renal Cysts
  • Renal Mass
  • Scrotal Abscess
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Spermatocele
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strictures Of Upper Urinary Tract
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testicular Hydrocele
  • Testicular Mass
  • Testicular Pain
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Urethritis
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Tract Injury
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urologic Trauma
  • Varicocele
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Procedures I perform

  • Active Surveillance Of Prostate Cancer
  • Amputation Of The Penis Surgery
  • Artificial Urinary Sphincter
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Botox Injection Of The Bladder
  • Bph Surgery
  • Continent Urinary Diversion
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Da Vinci
  • Da Vinci Prostatectomy
  • High Intensity Focus Ultrasound For Prostate Cancer
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Ileal Conduit
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery For Prostate Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Urology
  • Male Genitourinary Reconstruction
  • Male Sling
  • Mri Trus Fusion Guided Prostate Biopsy
  • Neobladder Construction
  • Nephrectomy
  • Nephrolithotomy
  • Nephroureterectomy
  • No Needle No Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Specific Antigen Blood Test
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery For Prostate Cancer
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Prostate
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Testis
  • Spermatic Cord Denervation
  • Testopel Insertion
  • Transurethral Prostatectomy
  • Transurethral Resection Of Bladder
  • Ureteral Stricture Dilation
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Urethrotomy
  • Urinary Catheter Management
  • Urinary Diversion
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy
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Practice locations

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7503 Surratts Road
Clinton, MD, 20735


Fax 301-856-1368

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Board Certification: American Board of Urology, Urology

Residency Program: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (1998)

Internship Program: Howard University Hospital (1993)

Residency Program: University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (1992)

Medical School: University of Nigeria Medical School (1990)