Emeka Nwodim, M.D., FAAOS

Emeka Nwodim, M.D., FAAOS

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Emeka Nwodim, M.D., is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in spinal reconstruction surgery at the Bay Area Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine division of The Centers in Glen Burnie, Kent Island and Arnold, Maryland. Dr. Nwodim is a Maryland native and performed his Fellowship at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. He currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Nwodim is the recipient of numerous academic and professional awards and has authored and led multiple orthopaedic research projects.

Areas Of Expertise

Spine Disorders and Spine Surgery

Degenerative Diseases of the Cervical, Thoracic & Lumbar Spine

Spinal Stenosis/Decompression

Disc Herniation and Replacement

Motion-preservation Spine Surgery

Spine Tumors and Infection

Sports-related Spine injuries

Spine Trauma

Adult and Pediatric Spinal Reconstruction



Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

General Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Degree

Temple University School of Medicine; Philadelphia, P.A.


Temple University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine; Philadelphia, P.A


University of Maryland and R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Medical Center, Spine Fellow; Baltimore, M.D.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Orthopaedic Spine Fellow; Baltimore, M.D.


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

The North American Spine Society (NASS)

Maryland Orthopaedic Association (MOA)

Major Accomplishments

First Place, 2014 John R. Gregg, M.D. Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society Fifteenth Annual Resident Bowl

Nominee, 2013 American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum

Scholarship Recipient, 9th Annual International Pediatric Symposium by POSNA/AAOS

Temple University School of Medicine John W. Lachman Award for Outstanding Performance in Orthopaedic Surgery

Multiple research abstracts and publications.

Hospital Affiliations

Anne Arundel Medical Center

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Baltimore VA Medical Center

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Anne Arundel Medical Center

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

SurgCenter of Glen Burnie