About Dr. Nwosu

As a spine surgeon specializing in neck and lower back pain, Kenneth Nwosu, MD, is skilled in the cutting-edge techniques to address chronic pain and mobility issues caused by underlying spinal disease or injury. Dr. Nwosu believes in the many benefits that minimally invasive surgical techniques can offer his patients, including minimal hospitalization and expedient pain relief and return to an active lifestyle. He offers a variety of surgical options at his multidisciplinary spine practices in Burien and Puyallup, Washington.

After graduating from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Nwosu completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center followed by a spine surgery fellowship at the Harvard Combined Spine Fellowship Program, affiliated with Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Nwosu is an active member of the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Nwosu continues to perform extensive research in spinal surgery. He is a published author who also speaks about his surgical research at presentations within the medical community.

Dr. Nwosu’s personal philosophy focuses on working closely with each patient towards developing a tailored treatment plan to ensure the best outcome. His focus on utilizing cutting-edge minimally invasive techniques is paramount in helping patients feel better faster, allowing return to a physically active lifestyle as soon as possible.

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Kenneth Nwosu, MD

As a spine surgeon specializing in neck and lower back pain, Kenneth Nwosu, MD, is skilled in the cutting-edge techniques to address chronic pain and mobility issues caused by underlying spinal disease or injury. Dr. Nwosu believes in the many benefits that minimally invasive surgical techniques can offer his patients, including minimal hospitalization and expedient pain relief and return to an active lifestyle. He offers a variety of surgical options at his multidisciplinary spine practices in Burien and Puyallup, Washington.

After graduating from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Nwosu completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center followed by a spine surgery fellowship at the Harvard Combined Spine Fellowship Program, affiliated with Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Nwosu is an active member of the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Nwosu continues to perform extensive research in spinal surgery. He is a published author who also speaks about his surgical research at presentations within the medical community.

Dr. Nwosu’s personal philosophy focuses on working closely with each patient towards developing a tailored treatment plan to ensure the best outcome. His focus on utilizing cutting-edge minimally invasive techniques is paramount in helping patients feel better faster, allowing return to a physically active lifestyle as soon as possible.


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  • I believe in getting my patients back to a normal quality of life as quickly as possible. Most commonly, this means performing minimally invasive surgery (MIS) to lessen tissue damage, reduce blood loss, which results in reduced post operative pain and a faster recovery.

Dr. Nwosu is part of Neospine practice in South Sound, Washington

 

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