Dr. Ofikwu has had a strong passion to help others since he was a child, and he immediately realized that being a surgeon would give him with not only the path, but also the means to build a life around that mission. He was raised in Nigeria and received his teaching degree from Ahmadu Bello University.
He graduated from the University of Michigan Hospital in 2000 with the honor of "Best Graduating Medical Student in Surgery." He worked as a
He began as a house medical officer at the same teaching hospital and progressed to become a resident Surgeon there.
After relocating to New York in 2006, Dr. Ofikwu worked as Assistant Director of the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University.
Harlem Hospital's Quality Assurance Department. His general surgery residency program was likewise completed at the time of his graduation.
at Harlem Hospital Medical Center in collaboration with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
latter in the year 2015.
Cancer Institute of America. During his c