Dr. Aham Onyike, M.D.
Dr. Onyike is a fellowship-trained and board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. He has built a reputation as a “Patient’s Choice” in these areas. He was recently honored as a “Rising Star” by Super Doctors. His other areas of expertise include general orthopedics, fracture care, work-related injuries, sports medicine, and athletic injuries.
Dr. Onyike is an Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Surgery at Howard University Hospital, as well as an Orthopedic Surgery Consultant at VA Medical Center and Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. In these capacities, he is involved in medical student and resident education and research as well as patient care. He has gained experience treating extremely complex problems of the hip and knee joint and repairing complications after surgery. He has been published in national medical journals and is a frequent presenter at medical conferences. He is the founder of Avante Orthopedics, a private practice orthopedic consulting and surgery practice in Capitol Hill, Washington DC.
Outside of the U.S., Dr. Onyike has participated in and led orthopedic teams on medical missions to Africa, particularly Nigeria. During these trips, his teams have performed advanced orthopedic care for trauma victims and children with deformities. Dr. Onyike will be in Nigeria frequently to perform consultations, follow up care and surgeries as needed.