Edjah Nduom Just Became The First Black Chair of Young US Neurosurgeons and You’ll Love To Know more About Him


Edjah Nduom, son of Ghanaian businessman and politician Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has been appointed to chair the Young Neurosurgeons Committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. E. K Nduom, who chaired his first meeting on Tuesday 25 April, took to his Facebook page to announce his new feat. According to him, the appointment makes him the first black to chair the Young Neurosurgeons Committee. The post reads:

“Last night, I led my first meeting as Chair of the Young Neurosurgeons Committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. In doing so, I have become the first African American Chair in the 26-year history of the committee. I have big shoes to fill in following my friend and colleague, Dr. Krystal Tomei, in this role, but I am excited by the challenge. Let’s energise the next generation of neurosurgical leaders!”



Edjah Nduom
Dr. Edjah Nduom with the Young US Neurosurgeons

About Edjah Nduom

Dr. Edjah Kweku Nduom is a top neurosurgeon in Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America. He specialized in Brain & Spinal Tumor, Pituitary Surgery, and Skull Base.

Edjah was a pre-medical student at Stanford University in California before he went on to obtain a degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Edjah Nduom has been in practice between 6-10 years and is currently researching on how to harness the power of the immune system to fight brain tumors.

He got married to Kelley DeAnne Coleman, daughter of Doctors Clarence and Janice Coleman in 2010.