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Chukwuma O. Onyeagocha, MD

Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Gastrointestinal Pathology, Hepatic Pathology




ProPath, a Sonic Healthcare anatomic pathology practice, is privileged to include Chukwuma O. Onyeagocha, M.D., as a part of its dynamic medical staff. Dr. Onyeagocha is a board-certified pathologist and expert in gastrointestinal pathology who brings professional medical experience to his position.

Dr. Onyeagocha graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Iowa State University in Ames. He earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. He served his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. He then completed a fellowship in gastrointestinal pathology and hepatopathology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Onyeagocha was a gastrointestinal and liver pathologist at Poplar Healthcare in Memphis, Tennessee, before joining ProPath in Dallas, Texas, as a pathologist.

Dr. Onyeagocha has a peer-reviewed article published in the American Journal of Pathology and has presented abstracts of meetings of the Federal of America Societies for Experimental Biology and Southern Medical Association.

Dr. Onyeagocha is a member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology, American Society for Investigative Pathology, and the College of American Pathologists.



Iowa State University (BS)
Ames, IA

University of Illinois College of Medicine (MD)
Chicago, IL


Postgraduate Training

Gastrointestinal Pathology and Hepatopathology Fellowship
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC


Professional Memberships

American Society for Clinical Pathology

American Society for Investigative Pathology

College of American Pathologists


Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Onyeagocha C, Hossain MS, Kumar A, Jones RM, Roback J, Gewirtz AT. Latent cytomegalovirus infection exacerbates experimental colitis. Am J Pathol. 2009 Nov;175(5):2034-42.


  1. Onyeagocha C, Gewirtz A. Latent cytomegalovirus infection exacerbates severity of experimental dextran sodium sulfate (DSS) colitis. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2009.

  2. Onyeagocha C, Posey YF. Hemoglobin S / Montgomery traits masquerading as sickle cell trait B-thalassemia. Southern Medical Association 98th Annual Scientific Assembly, New Orleans, LA, November 2004.