Chukwuweike U. Gwam, MD (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.

Dr. Gwam is a graduate of Howard University, attaining a bachelor’s degree in biology and subsequently a doctorate in Medicine from Howard University College of Medicine. Since his graduation, Dr. Gwam has been very productive in research and has published over 60 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. Additionally, he has presented over several dozen times on his research in local and national levels and he, along with his team, has been awarded the resident travel award for their work on “National Cost of Orthopaedic Care for Non-Fatal Gunshot Wounds”. Dr. Gwam is currently enrolled in Wake Forest’s physician scientist program where he will be completing his PhD in molecular medicine and translational science.

Dr. Gwam’s research interests include optimizing management of knee injuries with molecular therapy, improving healthcare delivery, healthcare economics, and reducing costs of care. Dr. Gwam is currently working on the use of machine learning algorithms in optimizing care outcomes and the role of osteoimmunology in cancer metastasis to the bone.

Terms of Appointment: July 2018 - June 2020