Benedict Nwachukwu, MD, MBA
Shoulder, Knee and Hip Specialist | Orthopedist and Sports Medicine Doctor
Upper West Side, NY
As a practicing orthopedic surgeon at HSS (New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery), Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu is part of one of the highest ranked surgical institutions for orthopedic care in the United States. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report for ten years running, HSS’s carefully selected physicians offer a Hip Preservation Service team who treat hip pain with a multi-disciplined approach. Dr. Nwachukwu brings his expertise to this team of HSS’ best hip specialists on the Upper West Side, NY and the USA.
Shoulder, Knee and Hip Specialist serving the Upper West Side, NY with a Sports Medicine Focus
Remaining active is important for individuals in the Upper West Side and now they have access to Orthopedic Specialist, Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu, who is part of New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) which is recognized in New York and the Upper West Side as a leader in the field of orthopedic care. Dr. Nwachukwu specializes in the treatment of hip, knee and shoulder injuries. Upper West Side residents can count on him to provide innovative and advanced orthopedic care.
The Upper West Side of New York is home to the famous Lincoln Center, which is host to institutions like the New York City Ballet and the Metropolitan Opera. The Upper West side’s active population have access to the American Museum of Natural History as well as famous restaurants and shopping areas. The Upper West Side offers some of the best entertainment and cultural institutions in the nation, these include:
American Folk Art Museum
Eva and Morris Feld Gallery
American Museum of Natural History
Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity
Bard Graduate Center Gallery
Children’s Museum of Manhattan
David Geffen Hall – Home of the New York Philharmonic
New York State Theater – Home of the New York City Ballet
Julliard School of Music
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Knee ligament injuries (ACL, LCL/FCL, MCL, MPFL, PCL)
Knee cartilage repair
HSS Sports Medicine Specialist for Knee, Shoulder, and Hip Conditions for Upper West Side, NY Patients
Benedict Nwachukwu, MD understands the demands and needs of athletes. As a former collegiate athlete and a four-year starter for Columbia Universities men’s basketball team, Dr. Nwachukwu’s orthopedic experience is personal. His experience and understanding of athletes of all types sets him apart, giving him a unique and specialized approach in treating patients in the Upper West Side and the surrounding New York boroughs. Dr. Nwachukwu is currently a medical consultant for the National Basketball Association (NBA) Player’s Association and formerly served as a Team Physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and DePaul Athletics. Dr. Nwachukwu specializes in helping patients recover completely from hip, knee and shoulder injuries, allowing them to “stay in the game.”
Dr. Nwachukwu is an expert at providing complete sports medicine care, including conservative, non-operative treatments. Since many sports injuries require a non-surgical plan to return athletes to the game, Dr. Nwachukwu is able to help athletes return to their sport safely and efficiently. As the Co-Director of Clinical Research for the Sports Medicine Institute at HSS and a Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Nwachukwu is one of the best choices for hip, knee and shoulder care for individuals in the Upper West Side.
Upper West Side, NY Patients Choose Dr. Nwachukwu, Orthopedic Shoulder, Knee and Hip Doctor
Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu is an orthopedic surgeon and specialist in hip, knee and shoulder conditions at HSS (Hospital for Special Surgery.) Dr. Nwachukwu has been a Team Physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and DePaul Athletics. Dr. Nwachukwu was a four-year starter on Columbia University’s men’s basketball team and as such, has a passion for working with athletes and individuals motivated to stay in the game.
If you live in the Upper West Side of New York and have experienced an overuse injury, sports injury or any other orthopedic injury, Dr. Nwachukwu can help you determine the best course of treatment to achieve your recovery goals. Please contact Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu’s office today!
610 W 58th Street
New York, NY 10019
148 39th Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11232
HSS Sports Medicine Institute West Side
Monday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm