Adaku U. Nwachuku, D.O. specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) as well as Pain Management. She earned her undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science in Biology, from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She also completed a Masters of Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology.Dr. Nwachuku completed her Osteopathic Rotating Internship at Long Beach Medical Center, Long Beach, NY. She went on to complete her Residency in PM&R at Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, where she served as Chief Resident in her final year. Dr. Nwachuku also completed a Fellowship in Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine at Rehab NY, Amherst, NY.
Dr. Nwachuku is Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is also Board Certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine.
Dr. Nwachuku has contributed a chapter to the Oxford Handbook of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She has also made contributions to PM&R Pocketpedia, as well as other PM&R journals. She was featured bimonthly in Atlantic County Woman Magazine with discussions relevant to common spine and musculoskeletal conditions. She has written for and was featured in Spine Health.Dr. Nwachuku teaches Physician Assistants at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
She is a member of the American Health Council, American Academy of PM&R, Spine Intervention Society, Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas and several other organizations.
Her philosophy focuses on patient centered care with non-surgical measures and equipping individuals with the tools to promote overall wellness.
She enjoys spending time with her family, cross-fit, running, participating in church as well as community based activities, mentoring and encouraging youth.