Aham Onyike, MDOrthopaedic Surgery
In private practice, Dr. Onyike founded Avante Orthopedics on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, where he performed orthopedic consultations and surgical concierge services. He cofounded the Center for Advanced Specialty Surgery (CASS) in Oniru, VI, Lagos, Nigeria, which is an orthopedic and plastic surgery, as well as physiotherapy, center. Their mission is to provide ongoing access to high-quality, compassionate care in Nigeria using the most advanced, innovative medical technology.
Dr. Onyike has been an Orthopedic Surgery Consultant for the Unity Health Care System in Washington, DC, since 2009. He has several active academic appointments including an Assistant Professorship in Orthopedic Surgery at Howard University Hospital and Orthopedic Surgery Consultant roles with both Providence Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital, all in Washington, DC. A large part of his work has focused on treating complex joint replacement surgeries including revisions and salvages for previous failures. Dr. Onyike is an active reviewer for the Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research journal, and has been honored as a lecturer and panel moderator to both local and international audiences on various topics related to Orthopedic Surgery. His work has been widely published.
Dr. Onyike is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and holds medical licensures in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and the states of Maryland and Texas. In his personal time, Dr. Onyike is very active with humanitarian missions to various parts of Nigeria, performing advanced orthopedic procedures and mentoring local surgeons. He plays basketball and soccer in local leagues, and enjoys cooking, strength training, and being a disc jockey.
First available appointment is on 2/20/19
First available appointment is on 2/19/19
Aetna - Open Access Aetna Select
Aetna – Open Access
Anthem Bcbs (Co,Ct,In,Ky,Me,Nv,Nh,Oh, Va)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO
Regence Group (Bs-Wa, Bs-Id, Bcbs-Ut, Bcbs-Or)
Blue Cross PPO
Carefirst Bcbs (Md, Dc, De)
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Triwest Health Alliance
United Healthcare - HMO
Advanced Orthopedic Surgery
All Total Joint Replacements - Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Elbow, Ankle
Ankle And Foot Conditions
Hand And Wrist Conditions
Hip and Knee Conditions
Shoulder And Elbow Conditions