is a board certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Ofodile is Clinical Professor Emeritus and Special Lecturer in Surgery, 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:
- Former Chief of Plastic Surgery, Harlem Hospital Center, New York.
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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, "Top African American Doctor" by the Network Journal and The New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons' (NYRSPS) 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Dr. Ofodile has led volunteer medical missions to several parts of the world, including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Nigeria and Mozambique.