Congratulations his son Dr. Uchechi Iweala, on being one of the first spinal surgeons in Maryland to perform a successful navigated lumbar spinal fusion using a robot! So proud to be your Mum! Keep it going!
“Dr. Iweala earned his Bachelor’s degree with honors at Harvard College, and received his MD/MBA from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School. Dr. Iweala returned to the DC area to complete his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at George Washington University. Following residency,
he completed a fellowship in spine surgery at New York University. Dr. Iweala has published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed academic papers, including in the International Journal of Spine Surgery and the Journal of Orthopaedics.
His research interests include minimizing re-operation after spinal fusion, limiting the use of narcotics in spine surgery, and maximizing the efficiency and value of care for spine surgery patients.”