Dr. Michelle Chinwe Azu , MD

General Surgery

(973) 831-5061

West Parkway Ambulatory Surgical Center
97 W Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

Overview

Please Visit My Personal Website: www.michelleazumd.com Additional Publications: Azu M, Abrahamse P, Katz SJ, Jagsi R, Morrow M. What is an Adequate Margin for Breast-Conserving Surgery? Surgeon Attitudes and Correlates. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2010 Feb;17(2):558-63. Poster presented at SSO; Phoenix, AZ, March 2009. Edwards-Bennett S, Jacks L, McCormick B, Zhang Z, Azu M et al. Patterns of Utilization of Adjuvant Radiotherapy and Outcomes in Black Women after Breast Conservation at a Large Multidisciplinary Cancer Center. HYPERLINK "javascript:AL_get(this,%20'jour',%20'Int%20J%20Radiat%20Oncol%20Biol%20Phys.');" o "International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics." Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 June;80(5):1285-88. Presented at American Society for Radiation Oncology; Chicago, IL, October 2009 Azu M, McCormack J, Huang E, Lee T, Shapiro M. Risk factors for venous thromboembolic events in hospitalized trauma patients in Suffolk County, New York. The American Surgeon; 2007 Dec;73 (12):1228-31. Poster presented at ACS Brooklyn Long Island Chapter Murry Friedman Resident Competition; Brooklyn, NY, May 2005. Oral presentation at ACS-Committee on Trauma Greater NY Region Resident Paper Competition, New York, NY, December 2006 Azu M, Jean S, Piotrowski J, O%u2019Hea B. Effective methods for disclosing breast cancer diagnosis. Am J Surg; 2007 Oct;194(4):488-90. Poster presented at ASBS; Phoenix, AZ, May 2007. Azu M, McCormack JE, Scriven RJ, Brebbia JS, Shapiro MJ, Lee TK. Venous thromboembolic events in pediatric trauma patients: Is prophylaxis necessary? J Trauma 2005 Dec;59:1345-9. Poster presentation at Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Conference 18th Annual Scientific Assembly; Fort Lauderdale, FL, January 2005. Book Chapters Crago A, Azu, M, Tierney S, Morrow M. Randomized Clinical Trials in Surgical Oncology. HYPERLINK "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/10553207" Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America Jan 2010: 19 (1): 33-58 Editorials Azu M, Lilley R, Kolli A. Social media, surgeons and the Internet: an era or an error? The American Surgeon. Accepted for publication. Azu M, Goyal S, Patel U, Haffty B, Kearney T. Has Placement of Surgical Clips in the Lumpectomy Bed Fallen Out of Favor? Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2011 June;18:1529-32 Azu M, August D. Impact of Micrometasis in the sentinel node of patients with invasive breast cancer. Do they matter? American Journal of Hematology/Oncology. 2010 March;9(2):54-56.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 16 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Graduation Date: in 2003

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • The Valley Hospital
  • New York Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
  • The Valley Hospital
  • Chilton Medical Center

Specialties: General Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • Amerihealth Local Value Network - EPO - PPO MRF
  • Amerihealth Regional Preferred Network HMO, HMO+, POS, POS+ MRF
  • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
  • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • CDPHP PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Horizon Advantage EPO
  • Horizon Direct Access
  • Horizon HMO
  • Horizon OMNIA
  • Horizon POS
  • Horizon PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP HMO
  • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Health Garden State
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Metro
  • PHCS PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Azu's Office Information

West Parkway Ambulatory Surgical Center
97 W Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
(973) 831-5061

Fax: (973) 383-1520
Website: westparkwayasc.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Azu's Other Office Information

Regional Cancer Care Associates
97 W Parkway Fl 2
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
(973) 567-3715

Fax:(973) 390-7108
Website:atlantichealth.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tue7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Wed7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thu7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Fri7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

New York Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Ave
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 787-1000

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

New York Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Ave
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 787-1000

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Ave
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 787-1000

Fax:(914) 478-7311
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

Chilton Medical Center
97 W Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
(973) 831-5000

Fax:(973) 383-1504
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

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