Dr. Okezie Aguwa, MD

Dr. Okezie Aguwa, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
33 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Okezie Aguwa, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Greenwood Village, CO and has been practicing for 1 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Denver Spine Surgeons, LLC

7800 E Orchard Rd Ste 100

Greenwood Village, CO 80111
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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Dr. Aguwa's Experience

Dr. Aguwa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Aguwa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Aguwa "Originally from Okemos, Michigan, Dr. Aguwa completed his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University. After internship and residency in Michigan at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Dr. Aguwa completed an orthopaedic spine fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery/Weil Cornell School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Aguwa has been published in journals such as 'Contemporary Spine Surgery' (May 2013), 'Seminars in Spinal Surgery' (Dec 2013) and 'Current Orthopaedic Practice' (May 2015). Aside from many medical honors and awards, Dr. Aguwa also played Defensive Tackle for the Princeton football team and was the Michigan Division 1 Discus Throw State Champion."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Aguwa "My clinical philosophy is fundamentally based on delivering individualized, patient-centered, high quality care. It is my belief that each patient presents unique challenges and therefore requires a personalized approach to treating their pain and disability, using the most up-to-date and clinically researched surgical techniques and technology. My entire staff is committed to professionalism, excellence, integrity, and teamwork. My goal is to foster a strong doctor-patient relationship that leads to decreased pain, improved mobility, and greater quality of life for all."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Aguwa does not have any board certifications listed.

26  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2007
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Hospital for Special Surgery/Weil Cornell School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Aguwa has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Aguwa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Rose Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Aguwa is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Aguwa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aguwa to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Aguwa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very detail oriented. Caring about patients. Sense of humor. I had great results.
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Dr. Aguwa is THE MAN! After a 3 year battle with lower back pain and loss of feeling to my right leg, I am completely pain free within just a few short weeks of surgery. He and his entire team were very informative and kept me relaxed through a stressful time. I'm very thankful for his steady hands...more
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Dr. Aguwa and the staff at Rose were amazing! Thank you so much. I am pain free!
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Dr. Aguwa has an excellent bedside manner. He made me feel welcomed, spent time listening to me about my back and leg pain, went over my X-rays and MRI, and discussed the best treatment options for me. He explained that he likes to be as conservative as possible, but for me, I ended up needing...more
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