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Surgical Specialist, Neurological Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon
12 years of experience

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Okonkwo is Excellent. Dr. Okonkwo has been reviewed by 60 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Brain Injuries
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Cord Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Okonkwo graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. He has 9 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Brain Injuries
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
West Oakland
Neurological Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Neurological Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Pittsburgh, PA
Neurological Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Pittsburgh
Neurological Surgeon


Dr. Okonkwo has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Health System 
  • Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. David O Okonkwo MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine.
Where does Dr. David O. Okonkwo practice?
Dr. David Okonkwo has 1 office location.
Dr. David Okonkwo practices Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near Pittsburgh, PA.
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