Benedict Nwachukwu, MD, MBA
Shoulder, Knee and Hip Surgeon | Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Upper East Side (UES), NY
New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the premier destination for orthopedic care. Benedict Nwachukwu, MD, MBA is honored to be part of HSS’s 10-year consecutive top national ranking in orthopedics by U.S. News and World Report. Dr. Nwachukwu is a member of the HHS Hip Preservation Service team, specializing in a multi-disciplined approach to hip pain and orthopedic hip care. As part of this esteemed team, Dr. Nwachukwu understands how to treat hip pain effectively for athletes and individuals in the Upper East Side (UES) of New York and the United States.
Shoulder, Knee and Hip Specialist in the Upper East Side, NY with a Sports Medicine Focus
The Upper East Side (UES) of New York is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park, Fifth Avenue, 59th Street, the East River, and 96th Street. The UES incorporates several smaller neighborhoods, including Lenox Hill, Carnegie Hill, and Yorkville. Once known as the Silk Stocking District, the Upper East Side it is now one of the most affluent neighborhoods in New York City. Residents of the UES enjoy an active lifestyle, sporting events and individual exercise routines and know that great orthopedic care is important. Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu is their best choice for orthopedic care, especially when it comes to hip, knee and shoulder injuries. Upper East Side residents count on Dr. Nwachukwu to provide them with excellent orthopedic care.
The Upper East Side is host to some of the most famous museums in the world. The string of museums along Fifth Avenue fronting Central Park has been dubbed “Museum Mile”, running between 82nd and 105th Streets. It was once named “Millionaire’s Row”. The following are among the cultural institutions on the Upper East Side:
Andrew Carnegie Mansion
Henry Clay Frick House
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Irish Georgian Society
Manhattan House (once home to Grace Kelly and Benny Goodman)
Jewish Museum of New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art
El Museo del Barrio
Museum of the City of New York
Morgan Library & Museum
National Academy of Design
Park Avenue Armory
Society of Illustrators
Whitney Museum of American Art
Knee ligament injuries (ACL, LCL/FCL, MCL, MPFL, PCL)
Knee cartilage repair
Specialist in Treating Orthopedic Knee, Shoulder, and Hip Injuries for Individuals and Athletes in the Upper East Side (UES), NY
Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu is an orthopedic surgeon and specialist in hip, knee and shoulder conditions at HSS (Hospital for Special Surgery.) Dr. Nwachukwu has extensive experience caring for individuals who reside in the boroughs of the UES, or Upper East Side. Dr. Nwachukwu is a medical consultant for the National Basketball Association (NBA) Player’s Association. He has also been a Team Physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and DePaul Athletics. As a four-year starter on Columbia University’s men’s basketball team, Dr. Nwachukwu has a passion working with athletes and individuals motivated to stay in the game. His expertise extends to non-sports enthusiast as well, with his vast experience in providing the best orthopedic care available.
Why Upper East Side (UES) NY Patients Choose Dr. Nwachukwu
The residents of NYC and the surrounding Upper East Side boroughs are active and enjoy participating a broad array of activities including sports, basketball, running and CrossFit. Active individuals depend on Dr. Nwachukwu’s orthopedic expertise which allows them to return to the activities they love quicker and with less pain, recovery time and better long-term results.
Dr. Nwachukwu completed his undergraduate work at Columbia University and obtained his MD and MBA from Harvard. He currently serves as the Co-Director of Clinical Research for the Sports Medicine Institute at New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and a Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Nwachukwu’s orthopedic surgery residency was completed at HSS followed by sports medicine fellowship training at the world-renowned Rush University.
Athletes and Individuals living in the Upper East Side, NY who have experienced a sports injury, overuse injury or any other orthopedic injury, should seek the expertise of Dr. Nwachukwu, orthopedic hip, knee and shoulder surgeon. 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