Victor E. Nwosu, DPM
SpecialtyFoot & Ankle Surgery, Complex Wound Care
Medical SchoolTemple University School of Podiatric Medicine
ResidencySt John Macomb/Oakland Hospital
FellowshipAmerican Health Network
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.
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Research & 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