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Dr. Okechukwu Nwoko, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 40

Dr. Nwoko

Dr. Okechukwu Nwoko, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Temple University in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.


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(919) 714-6184

Dr. Nwoko accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedCost
MedCost PPO
MVP Health Care
PHCS
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nwoko's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Elbow Sprain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nwoko treats Elbow Sprain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Nwoko treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Elbow Injuries
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nwoko treats Elbow Injuries more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Nwoko treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Shoulder Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nwoko treats Shoulder Disorders more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Nwoko treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Nwoko's conditions and procedures:

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Amputated Arm
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Traumatic Amputation
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery

About Me

My goal is to provide superior medical services through my friendly, knowledgeable, and caring staff. Our physicians, therapists, and employees function as a team to provide progressive treatment to our patients and restore quality of life. Our priority is to serve our patients and our community.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Duke Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
Baylor College Of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals
Residency Hospital
2005
Temple University
Medical School
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School
2005

Awards

Dr. Nwoko's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nwoko

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Based on 14 reviews

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broke my wrist. It was fixed very fast, healed fast. Did not even need the pain meds. Nwoko himself called after I left the surgical center as the staff discharged me even before he could come talk with me. I was back to work in less than 2 weeks. No infection, no residual pain. The only draw back...Read More
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Did a replacement on my shoulder over 4 yrs. ago. Still cannot lift arm higher than even w/my shoulder. Does not spend time explaining anything. If I never see him again I will consider my self lucky. His P.A. is a special person.
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Dr. Nwoko repaired my mom's broken hip with a metal plate, and pin. She was 97 years old at the time. She recovered nicely and is walking again, with a walker. No infections, and healed well with physical therapy. Dr. Nwoko was very kind, attentive and reassuring that her hip was repaired and...Read More
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the doctor never spoke to me when he come in and he never spoke to me after the surgery I thought that was very terrible bedside manners and I only got 5 days of pain medicine then he cuts me off cold turkey he could have at least weend me down off of the meds my dog gets better treatment from his...Read More
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Dr. Nwoko is, in my opinion, the best hand surgeon around. He is very knowledgeable, kind, and.compassionate. He explained everything in detail and spent as much time with me as needed. His Nurse and office staff are superior as well.
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