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Okechukwu E Nwoko, MD

 
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Practice Name
WakeMed Physician Practices - Wake Orthopaedics
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WakeMed Cary Hospital
WakeMed North Hospital
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
 
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Office Location
Orthopaedics - Garner
400 US Hwy 70 East
WakeMed Garner Healthplex, Suite 100
Garner, NC 27529
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Phone
919-882-7833
Office Location
Orthopaedics - Cary
222 Ashville Avenue
Suite 20
Cary, NC 27518
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Phone
919-235-0616
Fax
919-235-0610
Office Location
Orthopaedics - North Raleigh
10010 Falls of Neuse
WakeMed North Physicians Office Pavilion, Suite 11
Raleigh, NC 27614
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Phone
919-714-6184
Fax
919-714-6181
Office Location
Orthopaedics - Raleigh
3009 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
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Phone
919-232-5020
Fax
919-232-5021
Interests
Complex fractures, pediatric deformities, arthritis, joint replacements, ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy, as well as nerve injuries of the upper body
Undergraduate Degree
 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Fellowship
Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC,
Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand
Biography

Dr. Okechukwu Nwoko grew up in Queens, New York and later moved to Philadelphia, where he received his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He remained there to attend medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, graduating with honors. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, with training at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Ben Taub Hospital trauma center. He then went on to complete a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery from Duke University.

Dr. Nwoko has published research on ligament reconstruction of the elbow, treatments of the upper extremities in children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, and shoulder function in brachial plexus injuries. He has also presented locally on the management of upper extremity trauma, as well as rheumatoid arthritis of the hand. He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with further certification in upper extremity surgery. Clinical and research interests include complex fractures, pediatric deformities, arthritis, joint replacements, ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy, as well as nerve injuries of the upper body.

In his spare time, his hobbies include soccer, biking and running.

Honors and Rewards
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Society of Surgery of the Hand
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Piedmont Orthopaedic Society
Duke Hand Society
North Carolina Society for Surgery of the Hand
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