Augustine Andoh-Duku, MD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Medicine
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo

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Areas of Expertise: 
Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy
Management of patients with cancer involving the lung
Diagnosis, staging and endoscopic management of lung cancer with minimally invasive endoscopic procedures including; rigid and flexible bronchoscopy, navigational bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, laser-assisted bronchoscopy, photodynamic therapy
Bronchial thermoplasty
Management of pleural diseases
Tracheostomy placement and management
Endobronchial valve placement for BPF
Special Interests: 
Lung cancer diagnosis and endoscopic management of lung cancers
Disorders of airways (such as complications of tracheostomy tubes and airway stents)
Tracheal stenosis
Tracheostomy placement and management
Management of pleural diseases
Lung masses/nodules
Advanced bronchoscopy


Dr. Andoh-Duku received his undergraduate degree in Human Biology from KNUST-School of Medical Sciences in Ghana in 2004. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the School of Medical Sciences in Ghana, in 2008. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital (SRC) and a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at St Elizabeth Medical Center (A University Medical Center of Tufts University School of Medicine) in 2016. He was appointed as a Clinical Associate at the Tufts University School of Medicine from 2013 to 2016.

In 2017, he completed an additional one-year fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine dedicated to the subspecialty of Interventional Pulmonology. He also served as a Senior Associate in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Emory University Hospital.

Dr. Andoh-Duku started practicing at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in September 2017. He is board certified in Internal Medicine (2013), Pulmonary Disease (2015), Critical Care Medicine (2017) and Interventional Pulmonary (2018). His clinical interests are in advanced diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy and the management of cancer involving the lungs. He specializes in the diagnosis, staging and endoscopic management of lung cancer by using minimally invasive endoscopic procedures including rigid bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, navigational bronchoscopy, laser assisted bronchoscopy, PDT, Brachytherapy and Endobronchial stents. He also performs bronchial thermoplasty and tracheostomy placement and management.

His main research focus is in lung cancer, evaluation and management of disorders of airways and pleural diseases. He has also mentored numerous medical students, residents and fellows.


Education and Training: 
2008 - MD - School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
2010 - 2013 - Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital (SRC)
2016 - 2017 - Interventional Pulmonology, Emory University School of Medicine
2013 - 2016 - Pulmonary and Critical Care, St. Elizabeth Medical Center (Affiliated with Tufts University School of Medicine)
Board Certification: 
Pulmonary Disease
Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Interventional Pulmonology
Professional Memberships: 
American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (AABIP)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American College of Physicians (ACP)
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Honors and Awards: 
2015 - Co-Author for the Best Case Presentation at Massachusetts Pulmonary Society Conference
2014 - An active member of Hospital Team involved in the Design of Proning Protocol in Steward St. Elizabeth Medical Center
2012 - Chief Medical Resident (CMR), Morning Report Award, (Yale New Haven Hospital-SRC)- In recognition of my enthusiasm in learning, participation and being a Role Model for my colleagues during residency
2012 - Gold-Star Award for Excellent Hard work and Dedication in the Cardiac Care Unit during Residency. (Yale New Haven Hospital-SRC)
2007 - Dr. Addo-Kuffour’s award for Overall Best Student in Medicine
2007 - Prof. Sir J. W. Acheampong’s Award for Overall Best Student in Junior and Senior Clerkship in Medicine at final MBChB Examination
2007 - Prof. J. O. Martey’s Award for Overall Best Student in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the final MBChB Examination
2002/2003 - Distinction in Anatomy at the Final Anatomy Examination