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.