Dr Chikwendu C. Ejike is a native of Dioka Nzerem in Okigwe Senatorial District of Imo state. He is a BDS holder(Dental Surgery/Surgeon) from the University of Benin(2005/6) a fellow/ consultant Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeon of both West African College of Surgeons and National Post-graduate Medical College of Nigeria(FMCDS, AFWACS). He is a member of both local and international Affiliate bodies like National Association of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgeons (NAOMS), Nigeria Medical Associated (NMA), Nigeria Dental Association (NDA), International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons(IAOMS) etc. He is also a certified cleft lip and palate surgeon by “Partners in Africa Cleft Team consisting of Children Cranio-Maxillofacial hospital in Seattle Saunders, USA, Ghana, Ethiopia and Nigeria. He is married and blessed with Children.
His areas of research interest are:
- Craniofacial fractures
- Orofacial cleft and possible aetiologies in African Communities.
- Common causes of oncologic pathologies amongst Urban and Rural Dwellers
- Cranio-facial soft and hard tissue infection
- Evidence-based use of free tissue transfers (miro-vascular) in management OF Oro-facial tissue defects.