Benedict Nwachukwu, MD, MBA
Shoulder, Knee and Hip Surgeon | Orthopedic Sports Medicine
New York City, NY
Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu practices at New York City’s Hospital for Surgery (HSS), nationally ranked as the best in orthopedics for ten consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Nwachukwu is a member of the HSS Hip Preservation Service team. This team uses a multi-disciplined approach to understand and treat hip pain by bringing together the expertise and experience of various specialists, including some of the best hip surgeons in New York City, NY and the USA.
Shoulder, Knee and Hip Specialist in New York City, NY with a Sports Medicine Focus
New York City is the home of many athletes ranging from weekend warriors to collegiate and professional athletes. New York has 27 major league and professional sports teams including two Major League Baseball (MLB) teams, three National Hockey League (NHL) franchises, and two NFL Football teams, as well as major colleges with diverse athletic programs. HSS doctors act as team physicians for many local teams. Professional sports teams in New York include:
New York Yankees (MLB)
New York Mets (MLB)
New York Jets (AFL)
New York Knicks (NBA)
New York Rangers (NHL)
Brooklyn Nets (MLS)
New York Islanders (NHL)
New York City Football Club (New York City FC)
Long Island Nets (NBA)
New York Cosmos (ASC)
New York Giants (NFL)
New York Jets (NFL)
Buffalo Bills (NFL)
Knee ligament injuries (ACL, LCL/FCL, MCL, MPFL, PCL)
Knee cartilage repair
Expertise in Treating Orthopedic Knee, Shoulder, and Hip Injuries for Athletes and Individuals in New York City, NY
Once a collegiate athlete as a four-year starter for Columbia Universities men’s basketball team, Dr. Nwachukwu’s orthopedic experience is personal. He understands the demands and needs of athletes and has extensive experience and success caring for individuals in New York City and the surrounding boroughs. He 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 understands how important it is to “stay in the game” and complete recovery from hip, knee and shoulder injuries is his specialty.
Approximately 90% of all sports injuries require a non-surgical plan to return athletes to the game. With a focus on sports medicine and orthopedic surgery, Dr. Nwachukwu is an expert at providing complete sports medicine care from diagnostic care as well as conservative non-operative measures. He is 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. He is the best hip, knee and shoulder doctor for New York City athletes needing orthopedic care.
Why choose Dr. Nwachukwu, Shoulder, Knee and Hip Surgeon New York City, NY?
New York City is the city that never sleeps. The residents of NYC and the surrounding New York boroughs are active and enjoy participating in activities such as running, basketball, football, CrossFit, racket sports and hockey. Active individuals rely on Dr. Nwachukwu’s excellent care and expertise to get them back to the activities they love quicker and with less down-time.
Dr. Nwachukwu is 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 completed his undergraduate work at Columbia University and obtained his MD and MBA from Harvard. His orthopedic surgery residency was completed at HSS followed by sports medicine fellowship training at the world-renowned Rush University.
If you live in New York City, NY and have experienced a sports injury, overuse injury or any other orthopedic injury, you owe it to yourself to be treated at the best orthopedic practice in the U.S. and New York City, NY. 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