Enyinna Nwachuku MD
  • Enyinna Nwachuku, MD

    PGY-2 Resident

Enyinna Nwachuku, MD

PGY-2 Resident


Enyinna L. Nwachuku, MD, began his residency with the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in July of 2015. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010 with a degree in neuroscience, and subsequently earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015.

Along with three other colleagues from medical school, Dr. Nwachuku is a co-founder of a national and locally funded, non-profit, after-school organization called The Healthy Minds Academy which is a program geared toward at-risk youth in the public school systems of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Nwachuku was born in Nigeria. Interests outside of neurosurgery include cinema, traveling, and global/public health disparities

Specialized Areas of Interest

Pediatric neurosurgery; functional and stereotactic neurosurgery; neurotrauma.

Professional Organization Membership

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Neurosurgeons 
Pennsylvania Medical Society

Honors & Awards

  • Career Education Enhancement for Health Care Diversity (CEED) Grant
  • Carolyn Carter Gateway Medical Society 4th Year Medical Student Scholarship
  • American Psychiatric Foundation “Helping Hands Grant”
  • National Institute of Mental Health R25 Grant
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society Medical Education Scholarship
  • Student National Medical Association-Physician Research Initiative Fellow
  • Gateway Medical Society Scholarship Recipient
  • National Medical Association Emerging Scholar Award