Dr. Chukwuma Onyewu, MD

Dr. Chukwuma Onyewu, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Chukwuma Onyewu, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Elkton, MD and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in pain medicine.

101 Chesapeake Blvd Ste D

Elkton, MD 21921

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain


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9  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Maryland Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Georgetown University/National Rehab Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Onyewu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Onyewu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Onyewu to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Onyewu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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