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Okechukwu E Nwoko, MD
Rating
(4.68)
151 ratings, 17 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Cary Hospital
WakeMed North Hospital
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
400 US Hwy 70 East
WakeMed Garner Healthplex, Suite 100
Garner, NC 27529
222 Ashville Avenue
Suite 20
Cary, NC 27518
919-235-0610
10010 Falls of Neuse
WakeMed North Physicians Office Pavilion, Suite 11
Raleigh, NC 27614
919-714-6181
3009 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
919-232-5021
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222 Ashville Avenue Suite 20
400 US Hwy 70 East Suite 100
3009 New Bern Avenue
10010 Falls of Neuse Rd Suite 011
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.

Clinical Interests
Complex fractures, pediatric deformities, arthritis, joint replacements, ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy, as well as nerve injuries of the upper body
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
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,
Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand
Star Rating

The Star Ratings score is the average score a provider receives about his or her care on our Patient Satisfaction Survey conducted by Professional Research Corporation. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The Star Rating you see represents the average score a provider received for the past 12-month period as long as they had more than 30 ratings during that time frame.

Overall Provider Rating
(4.68)
4.68 out of 5
151 ratings, 17 reviews

WakeMed Patient - February 2020

The appiontments staff was good in responde to scheduling appointments.


WakeMed Patient - February 2020

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WakeMed Patient - January 2020

Dr. Nwoko is an excellent surgeon and I''m very blessed that he was â??theâ?? doctor to repair my injuries.Thank you â?¤ï¸?


WakeMed Patient - January 2020

Everyone including check in staff was wonderful. I can''t remember the nurses name but I felt she truly cared and was sympathetic with how I felt.


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