is a board certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Ofodile is a clinical professor of surgery at Columbia University, New York. He has been practicing plastic surgery for more than twenty years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a Fellow of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. He is also board certified in general surgery.
Dr. Ofodile received his Bachelor of Science (BS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois. He did his surgical training at Columbia Presbyterian and Harlem Hospitals, New York. He did a Fellowship in Plastic Surgery at Mayo Clinic.
: Hospital Affiliations:
- St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital
- North General Hospital
- Harlem Hospital Center (Chief of Plastic Surgery)
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Dr. Ofodile has published numerous scientific articles in plastic surgery and presented scientific plastic surgery papers in many international conferences.
: Dr. Ofodile is an active member of several societies, including:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Association of Plastic Surgeons (Fellow)
- American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
- New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
He has received several awards and has been named one of "America's Top Physicians" by the Consumers' Research Council of America and "Top African American Doctor" by the Network Journal.
Dr. Ofodile has led volunteer medical missions to several parts of the world, including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Nigeria and Mozambique.