Dr. Azodo graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Molecular Biology. She obtained her medical doctorate from the University of Chicago. After training in Surgery at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Azodo pursued a dual fellowship in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery and Abdominal Transplantation Surgery at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland. She obtained a Masters in Surgery (ChM) with Distinction from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh.
Her oncologic training has focused on multidisciplinary patient care and open/minimally invasive resection of colorectal and neuroendocrine liver metastases, hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma.
Azodo IA, Parks RW, and OJ Garden. ‘Epidemiology of Cholangiocarcinoma and Gallbladder Carcinoma’, Biliary Tract and Gallbladder Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach (2nd ed). Herman JM, Pawlik TM and Thomas CR (Eds.). Geneva: Springer, in press, April 2014.
Wagner S, El Ters M, Azodo IA, Frazee E, Ellingson S, Dillon J. Successful treatment of severe cutaneous calciphylaxis with high-dose sodium thiosulfate. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011;57(4):A1-A108
awards and honors
The Barbara Bush Distinguished Fellowship Award, Mayo Clinic, 2009 - 2010
The Jon A. van Heerden Award, Mayo Clinic, 2009 – 2010
Mayo Clinic International Health Program (MIHP) Scholar Vietnam, 2008
Mayo Clinic International Health Program (MIHP) Scholar Nigeria, 2006
University of Edinburgh, Department of Clinical Surgery, Honorary Clinical Tutor
American Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association (AHPBA)