Scott Tromanhauser, MD, recently stepped down as chief of spine surgery at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, WickedLocal.com reports.
Neurosurgeon Chima Ohaegbulam, MD, succeeds Dr. Tromanhauser, who held the role since 2014.
Since 2005, Dr. Ohaegbulam has been on the hospital's faculty. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery, motion-preserving techniques and robotic spine surgery, among other areas of spine.
"I'm honored to take on this new role guiding our exceptional spine surgery team as we build upon [New England Baptist's] already outstanding reputation for orthopedic surgery," Dr. Ohaegbulam said.
The surgeon graduated medical school in Nigeria before moving to the U.S., where he completed a residency and spine fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital.