4.8/5
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Victor Nwosu, DPM

Services & Specialties

Foot & Ankle, Fractures & Trauma, Infection, Sports Medicine

Languages

English
4.8/5
961 Ratings | 167 Comments | About Ratings

Services & Specialties

Foot & Ankle, Fractures & Trauma, Infection, Sports Medicine

Languages

English

Office Information

Southfield Clinic

22250 Providence Dr.
Suite 401
Southfield, MI 48075
Main Number: 248.349.7015
Fax: 866.939.2673

Office Information

Biography

Dr. Nwosu (Wo-su) is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon, specializing in total ankle replacement, extensive reconstruction of the forefoot and hindfoot, arthroscopy, sports medicine, circular frames, and trauma. He is certified and experienced in INBONE, Salto- Talaris and S.T.A.R. total ankle replacements.

Dr. Nwosu completed his fellowship at the American Health Network in Indiana, where he received comprehensive foot and ankle training. Prior to his fellowship, he completed his podiatric surgical residency at the St. John Macomb/Oakland Hospital in Michigan, where he was awarded surgical resident of the year. During his residency, Dr. Nwosu received multi-disciplinary training in orthopedic surgery, general surgery, internal medicine, vascular surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery, emergency medicine, infectious disease, and diabetic limb salvage.

Dr. Nwosu received his medical degree from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Pennsylvania. Prior to obtaining his medical degree, Dr. Nwosu served in the Navy where he was a Combat Surgical Tech and Hospital Corpsman during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and Sailor of the Quarter.

Dr. Nwosu (Wo-su) is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon, specializing in total ankle replacement, extensive reconstruction of the forefoot and hindfoot, arthroscopy, sports medicine, circular frames, and trauma. He is certified and experienced in INBONE, Salto- Talaris and S.T.A.R. total ankle replacements.

Dr. Nwosu completed his fellowship at the American Health Network in Indiana, where he received comprehensive foot and ankle training. Prior to his fellowship, he completed his podiatric surgical residency at the St. John Macomb/Oakland Hospital in Michigan, where he was awarded surgical resident of the year. During his residency, Dr. Nwosu received multi-disciplinary training in orthopedic surgery, general surgery, internal medicine, vascular surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery, emergency medicine, infectious disease, and diabetic limb salvage.

Dr. Nwosu received his medical degree from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Pennsylvania. Prior to obtaining his medical degree, Dr. Nwosu served in the Navy where he was a Combat Surgical Tech and Hospital Corpsman during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and Sailor of the Quarter.

Dr. Nwosu is an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Podiatric Medical Association, American Professional Wound Care Association.

Procedures & Areas of Interest

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy of the Foot & Ankle
  • Bursitis
  • Complex Wound Care
  • Diabetic Charcot Correction
  • Extensive Reconstruction of the Forefoot and Hindfoot
  • External Fixation
  • Foot & Ankle Trauma
  • Hallux Valgus (Bunion) Correction
  • Infections
  • Lesser Toe Deformities
  • Lower Leg Deformity Correction
  • Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Revision Joint Replacement Surgery of the Ankle
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sprains &Strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Total Joint Replacement Surgery of the Ankle

Fellowship

American Health Network

Residency

St John Macomb/Oakland Hospital

Doctoral

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

Undergraduate

University of Texas at Dallas

Board Certification

Board Certified

Accolades

  • 2012 - Surgical Resident of the Year
  • 2008 - Dr. Stephen Dorta Memorial Award
  • 2004 - Sailor of the Quarter
  • 2003-2004 - Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

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Overall 4.8 out of 5

Explained Understandably 4.8
Listened Carefully 4.8
Gave Understandable Answers 4.8
Knew Medical History 4.5
Showed Respect 4.9
Spent Enough Time 4.8

Research and Experience

  • Nwosu VE. Deep Peroneal Neurectomy as an alternative to midfoot arthrodesis for the nonsurgical patient. Lecture conducted at: 2nd Annual National Foot and Ankle Fellowship Meeting for the Greater Pennsylvania Education Foundation 2013, May 17; Pittsburgh, PA
  • Perler AD, Nwosu VE, Blacklidge DK, Miller JM. The Effect of the Plantaris tendon on equinus when compared to the Gastrocnemius. Forthcoming 2014
  • Perler AD, Nwosu VE, Christie D, Higgins K. End-stage osteoarthritis of the great toe/hallux rigidus: a review of the alternatives to arthrodesis: implants vs osteotomies and arthroplasty techniques, Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Advances in Forefoot Surgery. 2013 July;30(3): 351-395
  • Nwosu VE. Wright Medical Inbone Total Ankle Replacement. Lecture conducted at: Oakwood Medical Center, 2011, October; Dearborn, MI
  • Nwosu VE, Mendelson S, Benenati A. Salvage of a Charcot diabetic foot on a patient with a Total Ankle Replacement using the beaming technique reinforced with illiac crest bone graft. Poster session presented at: Resident Research Day, 2012 March; Warren, MI
  • Militello S, Nwosu VE, Watanabe L. Treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy using Platelet-Rich Plasma: Poster session presented at: Resident Research Day, 2011 March; Warren, MI
  • Militello S, Nwosu VE, Benenati A, Wright Medical Inbone Total Ankle Replacement System. Poster session presented at: Resident Research Day, March 2010 Warren, MI
  • Nwosu VE. Puncture Wounds. Lecture conducted at: St John Macomb/Oakland Hospital, 2009, August 13; Warren, MI
  • Nwosu,VE. Charcot- Marie Tooth Disease. Lecture conducted at: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, 2006; Philadelphia, PA
  • Nwosu VE. Physical Assessment of the Lower Extremity. Lecture conducted at: Annual Dermal defense day, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2006; Philadelphia, PA

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