List of CASS In-House Team
Dr Aham Onyike
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.
Dr. Emeka Onywewu
Committed to excellence in his craft, respected by his colleagues and heralded by his patients, Dr. Chukwuemeka Onyewu is a seasoned professional who has successfully performed thousands of procedures on trusting patients seeking to enhance their beauty, improve their appearance, correct defects or improve function, Dr. Onyewu has emerged on the medical scene as one of the nation’s leading plastic surgeons.
Born in Washington D.C., Dr. Onyewu attended elementary school in upstate New York. He completed his high school education in Nigeria before attending Boston University as a commonwealth scholar. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1990. He completed his general surgery at Howard University Hospital under Dr. Lasalle Leffall, earning the chairman’s award both as the intern of the year and the Chief Resident of the Year. He then completed his plastic surgery fellowship at the Georgetown University Hospital under Dr. Scott Spear. Dr. Onyewu became a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery in 1997.
Dr. Onyewu specializes in surgery of the breast, reconstruction, augmentation, breast lifts and body sculpturing using liposuction. He also has performed many successful procedures to remove Keloid scars.