Dr. Nwachukwu understands athletes and the demands sports can make on the hip, knee and shoulder. He understands orthopedic injuries due to his time as a four-year starter on the men’s basketball team at Columbia University. He has a passion for working with individuals who are motivated to stay in the game and overcome injury.
Joint preservation has been a focus for Dr. Nwachukwu and he is part of HHS’s Hip Preservation Service team who uses a multi-disciplined approach to understand and treat hip pain and injuries in athletes and individuals. For patients in Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Nwachukwu’s expertise in knee, shoulder and hip injuries allows them to return to the sports and activities they love.
Caring for patients in Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn is a borough of New York City which shares the boarder of Kings County and is New York City’s highest populated borough, with an estimated 2,504,700 residents. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it shares a land border with the borough of Queens. Brooklyn is easily accessible through several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge which connects Brooklyn it with Staten Island. If each of New York’s boroughs were ranked as a city, Brooklyn would have the third highest population in the U.S., after Los Angeles and Chicago.
This densely populated borough has been a crossroads for immigration from around the world and has evolved as a robust and culturally diverse area of the United States. Brooklyn is also diverse in sports and recreational activities. Residents and visitors alike enjoy an active lifestyle that has given rise to professional sports teams such as: