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Agochukwu, Uzondu F., MD

Administrative Title: 
Director, Spine Surgery Fellowship
Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Specialties: 
Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Orthopaedics
Spine Surgery - Adult
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Faculty Title

  • Associate Professor

Medical Degree

  • Indiana University School of Medicine

Internship

  • Madigan Army Medical Center

Residency

  • Madigan Army Medical Center

Fellowship

  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery at Augusta University Health

Philosophy of Care

  • The spine team takes pride in working with you to solve your spine and orthopaedic problems using the most up to date and advanced treatment modalities, up to and including surgery. By utilizing our expertise in fracture care as well as spine care, to include non-operative and operative treatment, our goal is to return you to your normal way of life. Together we will create a focused treatment plan based on your individual needs and provide the highest level of care. From day one, our goal is to help you understand your diagnosis, treatment options, and begin the journey together towards healing.

Board Info

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Certified

Dr. Agochukwu is a board-certified, fellowship-trained, Spine specialist. After earning his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University, he completed his medical degree at Indiana University. Dr. Agochukwu subsequently commissioned with the United States Army and completed residency at Madigan Army Medical Center with trauma training at Harborview Medical Center. Following residency, Dr. Agochukwu continued his military service at Ft. Bragg, NC. In addition to caring for military service members and their families, he also had the privilege of serving as the orthopaedic surgeon to the Army and Air Force elite special operation units. In 2012, Dr. Agochukwu deployed to Afghanistan providing orthopaedic care for US and allied troops in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After his military service concluded, Dr. Agochukwu completed a Spinal Reconstructive Fellowship at Augusta University. He has made contributions to orthopaedic research authoring book chapters, as well as publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Agochukwu’s clinical focus centers on minimally invasive spine surgery, disc replacement surgery, as well as deformity and complex spine revision surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as the North American Spine Society.
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