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Roosevelt U. Offoha, M.D.Spine Surgery

Roosevelt U. Offoha, M.D.

Roosevelt U. Offoha, M.D.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Methodist San Jacinto Hospital
  • HCA Southeast Hospital
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • Altus Baytown Hospital

Board Certifications:

  • Board Eligible

Training & Education

  • 2018 - 2019: New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York City)
    Spine Surgery Fellowship
  • 2013 – 2018: University of Illinois Hospitals (Chicago)
    Orthopedic Surgery Residency
    (Board Eligible as of 2018)
  • 2009 - 2013: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore)
    Doctor of Medicine
  • 2004 - 2008: Rutgers University (New Brunswick)
    B.A. Music, Cell Biology & Neuroscience

Publications

  • Research Publication: Janusz P, Tyrakowski M, Glowka P, Offoha R, Siemionow K. “Influence of cervical spine position on the radiographic parameters of the thoracic inlet alignment.” Eur Spine J., Vol. 24, Issue 12 (December 2015), pp 2880-2884.
  • Research Publication: Offoha RU, Garzon-Muvdi J, Streiff MB, McFarland EG. “Upper-extremity thrombosis in a patient after biceps tenodesis.” Orthopedics., Vol. 37, Issue 12 (December 2014), pp 1133-1136.
  • Research Publication: Tan EW, Offoha RU, Oswald GL, Skolasky RL, Dewan AK, Zhen G, Shapiro JR, Dietz HC, Cao X, Sponseller PD. “Increased fracture risk and low bone mineral density in patients with Loeys-Dietz syndrome.” Am J Med Genet A., Vol. 161a, Issue 8 (August 2013), pp1910-1914.

Honors & Awards

  • Electronic medical records project featured in Baltimore Sun newspaper
  • Electronic medical records project featured on JHU.edu
  • Clinton Global Initiative endorsement for electronic medical records project

Research Experience

  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Independent Research
    Mechanism behind calcium sequestering in resting muscle fiber.
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Jianjie Ma
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Multiple Research Projects in Orthopedics
    Mentors: Dr. Paul Sponseller, Dr. Khaled Kebaish, Dr. Edward McFarland
  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Independent Research
    Mechanism behind calcium sequestering in resting muscle fiber.
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Jianjie Ma

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Specialties

Affiliations

  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Official Orthopedic ProviderTexas Southern University