Dr. Adwoa Opoku-Boateng, MD

Dr. Adwoa Opoku-Boateng, MD

Endocrine Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
38 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Adwoa Opoku-Boateng, MD is an endocrine surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 4 years. She specializes in endocrine surgery and general surgery.Read her story

Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

2820 Napoleon Ave Ste 270

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems

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Dr. Opoku-Boateng's Experience

Dr. Opoku-Boateng's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrine Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Opoku-Boateng's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Opoku-Boateng "Dr. Opoku-Boateng attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation. She then worked for several years as an acute care and general surgeon at Ochsner before completing a fellowship in endocrine surgery through a combined program through the Medical College of Wisconsin, Duke University and University of Wisconsin — Madison. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Southeastern Surgical Congress, the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the California Medical Association. She is board-certified in Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Opoku-Boateng ""I believe that every patient's care should be tailored by a multidisciplinary approach and I emphasize actively involving patient in their treatment plans.  As each patient is unique, I strongly feel that constant thinking and creativity are required to design not only a successful operation but also an individualized treatment plan.""

2  Specialties

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Medulla Tumor
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroid Disease

13  Procedures

  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Adrenal Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Oakwood University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Duke U Hosp Ctr-Duke U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Opoku-Boateng has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ochsner Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Dr. Opoku-Boateng's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Opoku-Boateng to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Dr. Opoku-Boateng's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Wonderful caring physician! Explained everything thoroughly.
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I had a friend who had a successful operation under Dr. O-B. I believe her to be conscientious. However, for the sake of anybody considering her I must tell you that I went to see her for hernia repair. While under the knife, she punctured my bladder (or nicked it, as they put it); I had to stay...more
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