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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Giving back to the community. St. Joseph Health System Office

Vincent E. Ajanwachuku, MD, FACS

  • General Surgery
    (Board Certified)
16133 Kamana Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

16133 Kamana Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Get Directions
(760) 242-8491
(760) 242-8495
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

13362 Newport Ave.
Suite G

More Information

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Heritage Victor Valley IPA
  • Premier Physicians Medical Group
  • St. Mary High Desert Medical Group
  • St. Mary Medical Center
  • Victor Valley Global Medical Center
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • General Surgery
    • Medical School
      Howard University- Washington DC
    • Internship
      Howard University- Washington DC
    • Residency
      Howard University- Washington DC
    • Fellowship
      LeSalle D' Leffall Jr. (Oncological Surgery)- Washington DC
    • Fellowship
      District of Columbia Hospital (Trauma)- Washington DC
    Areas of Interest

    Surgery, Breast Cancer,Colon Cancer,Hemorrhoids,Hernia,Laparoscopy,Laser Surgery, Gallstones,Laser Surgery,General Surgery,Lumpectomy,Mastectomy,Occupational Medicine,Scar Revision,Skin Cancer,Thyroid,Weight Loss/Control

  • Biography



    Vincent E. Ajanwachuku, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S., C.H.C.Q.M., F.A.I.H.Q.spent a few moments to share his philosphy of practice and what influenced his career in medicine:

    What is your philosophy of practice?
    Practice of surgery with honesty and total unconditional devotion to my patient's welfare and rights while advancing my skills and knowledge, willingly help colleagues and accept their council.

    What do you feel is the biggest reward of a career in medicine?
    Preserving lives and improving quality of life!

    Why did you select a career in medicine?
    It was a decision of it being a calling for me.

    What are some activities/hobbies you like to participate in during your free time?
    Reading, Music (guitar), Tennis, Travel

    Board Certified
    American Board of Surgery

    San Bernardino County Medical Society
    Medical Society Membership

    California Medical Society
    Medical Society Membership