Ernest A. Cudjoe

Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric, Endoscopic & General Surgery

Ernest Cudjoe, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a graduate of East Carolina University School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina. He completed his residency in general surgery at Morristown Memorial University Hospital in Morristown, New Jersey, as the Chief Surgical Resident. He was awarded the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award and the US Surgical Laparoscopic Resident Award. He completed his fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at North Shore Long Island Jewish University Hospital in Manhasset, NY.

cudjoeorPhilosophy of Care
"As a surgeon, I think it’s great when patients can have less pain, faster recovery, and less chance of complications from their procedure" said Dr. Cudjoe.

Dr. Cudjoe is a member of Great Lakes Surgical Associates.  Their mission is to provide patients with state-of-the-art surgical care in a comfortable, compassionate environment. The surgeons of GLSA specialize in minimally invasive solutions to common surgical problems.

Dr. Cudjoe is originally from Ghana, Africa.  In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife and three children.

Special Interests and Procedures
Dr. Cudjoe’s special interests include bariatric surgery (laparoscopic gastric banding/Roux-en-Y gastric bypass/sleeve gastrectomy), colonoscopy,  capsule endoscopy, Nissen fundoplication, laser varicose vein treatment, gastrointestinal surgery, thyroidectomy, ultrasound guided breast biopsy, breast surgery, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, Botox, and laparoscopic ventral hernia.

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  • Fellow - American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Bariatric Surgery
  • Society for American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Michigan State Medical Society

Alma Office

Warwick Medical Plaza
315 Warwick Drive, #3
Alma, MI 48801

Phone: (989) 463-6699
Fax: (989) 466-2574

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

Mt. Pleasant Office

4851 E Pickard St
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Phone: (989) 463-6699
Fax: (989) 466-2574

Midland Office

MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland
Towsley Building
4201 Campus Ridge Drive, Suite 4050
Midland, MI  48640
Towsley Building Entrance - take elevator on right to 4th floor

Phone: (989) 463-6699
Fax: (989) 466-2574

Office Hours:
Thursdays - Bi-Weekly
1pm - 5pm

Clare Office

602 Beach Street
Suite 2240
Clare, Michigan 48617
Across from the Dougherty Hotel, behind the hospital

Phone: (989) 463-6699
Fax: (989) 466-2574

Hospital Affiliations

All of the surgeons at Great Lakes Surgical Associates have full, unrestricted privileges to practice general surgery at the two major hospital systems in Gratiot and Isabella Counties: Gratiot Medical Center and Central Michigan Community Hospital. We perform surgery at the following locations:
    MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot
    Mount Pleasant Surgery Center - Mount Pleasant
    MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland
GLSA Offices are also equipped with surgery suites for indicated office procedures.

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