Dr. Kenneth Nwosu, MD

Dr. Kenneth Nwosu, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Kenneth Nwosu, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 1 years. He graduated from D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla in 2011 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

1519 3rd St SE Ste 101

Puyallup, WA 98372

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Fracture Care
more than 25% of peers

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Dr. Nwosu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nwosu "Dr. Nwosu is board eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Nwosu attending the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, after which he completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He then went on to complete his Spine Surgery fellowship at the Harvard Combined Spine Fellowship Program (Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital) where he developed his interests in degenerative conditions of the spine, deformity correction surgery, management of traumatic spinal injuries, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Nwosu has conducted extensive research in the field of orthopaedics and continues to do so. Particularly in the treatment of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine pathologies. He has authored numerous publications, book chapters, abstracts, and given several podium and poster presentations. He is a member of a number of professional societies including; North American Spine Society, and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nwosu "Dr. Nwosu values personalized care and patient education towards an informed decision-making process that will most benefit the patient. He also believes in minimally invasive surgical techniques that are performed in the outpatient setting towards rapid relief of symptoms and return to daily activities sooner."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Nwosu does not have any board certifications listed.

40  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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25  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Motion Preservation Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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.


  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Harbor / UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Harbor / UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Nwosu has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Nwosu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nwosu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nwosu to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Nwosu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Nwosu did surgery on my back October 26th. By the time I met him, I had already seen two other surgeons, and had a bad experience with both. I was emotional because nobody was helping me. By the time I met Dr. Nwosu I couldn't even walk. Dr. Nwosu was kind and patient with me from the very...more
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Was very friendly. Well informed in his explaniations,as to procedure reguarding surgery. Excellent followup after surgery.
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