Dr. Godwin Ofikwu

I am a General Surgery Specialist

About Me

Dr. Ofikwu has had a strong passion to serve others since he was a child, and he immediately realized that being a surgeon would offer him with not only the road, but also the means to build a life around it. He was born in Nigeria and received his medical degree from Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital in 2000, where he was named "Best Graduating Medical Student in Surgery." He worked as a house physician before becoming a resident surgeon at the same teaching hospital.

Dr. Ofikwu worked as the Assistant Director of the Department of Quality Management at Harlem Hospital after arriving to New York in 2006. Later in 2015, he completed his general surgery residency training at Harlem Hospital Medical Center with The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Ofikwu completed his surgical oncology residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

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July 19, 2022

Giving access to clean water to small villages

Aside from the basic infrastructure, other things help people get clean water. Here are just a few ways you can help. Think about helping groups like Life-water, World Vision, and the Planet Water Foundation. You can also make rules that make it easier for residents to get water from their taps. All of these groups […]

June 23, 2022

Dr. Godwin Ofikwu Explains Ways for Creating Work-Life Balance

According to Dr. Godwin Ofikwu, for creating work-life balance, you must learn how to identify gaps in your schedule and set boundaries. Here are some helpful tips: Developing a work-life balance wheel The work-life balance wheel is a useful tool to improve your overall wellbeing. It forces you to reflect on the overall shape of […]

May 24, 2022

Balancing Work and Family

    Balancing work and family is a tough challenge, especially if you want to have both. There is no right or wrong way to balance family and career. However, there are some things to consider when trying to find a work-life balance. While it can be tempting to neglect your family and career, you […]

May 10, 2022

The Importance of Work-Life Balance and Its Implications

In Dr. Godwin Ofikwu’s opinion, every individual’s definition of “work-life balance” will be unique to themselves. The situation may alter as you get older and your personal commitments change. Many firms are striving towards this aim, and have adopted flexible working hours, sabbatical breaks, and other steps to assist workers in balancing the demands of […]

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