Dr. Benjamin Anyanwu, MD

Dr. Benjamin Anyanwu, MD

Neurocritical Care  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Benjamin Anyanwu, MD is a neurocritical care specialist in Winston Salem, NC and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Nigeria / College Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurocritical care, vascular neurology, and more.Read his story

2025 Frontis Plaza Blvd Ste 120

Winston Salem, NC 27103

Contact Information

(336) 277-2200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 35% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 9% of peers

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Dr. Anyanwu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Anyanwu "Dr. Benjamin Anyanwu obtained his medical degree at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital. He taught Neurosciences at the St. George's University School of Medicine Grenada, before joining the Seton Hall University New Jersey where he did his residency training in General Neurology. After his training in General Neurology he pursued fellowship training in Vascular Neurology (Stroke) and Neurocritical Care at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PA. He holds 3 board certifications. He is board certified in General Neurology, Stroke and in Neurocritical Care. He was the former Medical Director of Comprehensive Stroke Program and Neurocritical Care at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center, Winston Salem NC. He also served as the Chief of Neurology in that hospital for 3 years, before deciding to pursue his interest in Global Health and training of Neurologists and Neurology Residents in Developing Countries. He still maintains active practice in Stroke and Neurocritical Care in the United States. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Anyanwu "My philosophy in patient care is to provide accurate information about their medical condition, afford them treatment based on the best scientific evidence, while providing them the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of their care plan through adequate education and commitment to individual preferences. "

3  Specialties

  • Neurocritical Care
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

60  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • U Nigeria Fac Med-Enugu
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Nigeria / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Seton Hall Sch Grad Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Jfk Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Thom Jefferson U Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • St. George's University School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anyanwu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Igbo

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anyanwu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anyanwu to family and friends
9 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Anyanwu's Performance

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Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Anyanwu is a very compassionate and intelligent doctor. He took care of my mother when she had a brain bleed. My family and I were very impressed by the quality of care that was provided to our mother during her stay in the hospital. His team work with the nurses and other staff was phenomenal....more
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Dr Anyanwu was visiting Akron City Hospital in Akron Ohio and it was a blessing from God that he was in our area to have received his care for my wife. My wife came to the hospital as result of a stroke. He took the time to not only show us on the MRI but to explain what had happen and what we...more
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I was referred to Dr. Anyanwu through a friend from Ghana a few years ago when I had a stroke. He took care of me while he was at Forsyth Hospital. I have been trying to reach him then to tell him what an incredible doctor he is. I just saw online that he moved to Ohio Dr. Anyanwu is instrumental...more
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I was referred to Dr. Anyanwu for a second opinion, while at Summa Hospital for a Myasthenia Gravis flare 10/17/17. Dr. Anyanwu was working with 3 medical students. He was incredibly through with educating them on my autoimmune disease, as . One of the most impactful moments for me wa when he...more
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My wife was in neuro icu dr anyanwu was on duty she had just had brain surgery earlier in that day was doing ok .I left room for few minutes and came back to find her unattended and having a seizure.unable to breathe.dr.ordered ct scan that was all wife lay there for about 4 hours not responding in...more
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