Dr. Chukwuka C. Okafor's Credentials
Accepting New Patients
Yes, this doctor is accepting new patients
Board Certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME). ABIME-certified physicians possess the necessary medical skills and training in physical, behavioral, psychological and occupational assessment. Certification through the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners is a prestigious distinction which sets apart Physicians as internationally recognized medical examiners. They draw upon in-depth experience to perform credible evaluations; provide thorough, objective, written analysis regarding diagnoses, causation, prognosis, maximal medical improvement, impairment, work capacity, appropriateness of care and care management. They testify as an expert medical witness, they recognize the value of impartiality and thoroughness in case evaluation. They strive to conduct timely, cost-effective evaluations abiding by ABIME guidelines of conduct and ethical practice. They exhibit commitment to professional excellence and integrity. They provide the highest quality independent medical examinations, and case reviews. They recognize exaggerated or understated impairment ratings. Reports generated are very credible and reflect evidence based medicine and accepted practices and consistent with the most up to date and current American Medical Association guidelines.
- Boston University School Of Medicine (Grad. 2004)
Areas of Expertise
Awards & Recognitions
- 2009 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Medical Student Education Award
- 2009 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Exceptional Chief Resident Award for Exceptional Administrative and Educational Program Establishment and Dedicated Leadership.
- Nigerian National High School Champion in Chemistry and Mathematics (1994).
- Rhodes Scholarship finalist, 1999.
- The 1999 John F. Kennedy Award recipient.
- Dr. Benjamin S. Carson Full Undergraduate Academic Scholarship (1995-1999).
- 2001 American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Herbert W. Nickens Award recipient
- National Institute of Health (up to $20,000) Undergraduate Scholarship (1997- ‘98 & 1998-‘99).
- The 1999 Biochemistry Department Book Prize recipient
- National Institutes of Health-Minority Graduate Research Assistants Grant -- $31,000 grant (2001).
- Ronald E. McNair Research Scholarship Award (1996-1999).
Publications & Research
- Do I have Neuropathy? What is the Exact Cause of Your Arm and Leg Symptoms?
- BACK TO SCHOOL: KEEP YOUR CHILD SAFE FROM BACKPACK INDUCED BACK PAIN