Dr. Uwatoronye Cajetan Nwadinigwe


Dr Nwadinigwe Uwatoronye Cajetan

Lecturer I

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • St. Mary’s primary school Assah- Ubirielem
  • Ihitenansa secondary school
  • St. Theresa’s College Nsukka
  • National Orthopaedic Hospital Enugu.
  • The University of Hongkong
  • University of Cologne, Germany.


  • Champion, Nsukka zonal Science Quiz competition
  • University of Nigeria foundation bursary award
  • Panshin LGA Award for Excellence in Community Service
  • Plateau State Merit Award for Excellence Community Service.
  • ARD NOHE Awards for Dedication to Training Resident Doctors
  • Enugu Rotary Club award for excellence in community service

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member, Nigerian Medical Association.
  • Member, Nigeria Orthopedic Association.
  • Member, Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria.
  • Member, SICOT.
  • Member AOspine
  • Fellow, West African College of Surgeons


  • Nwadinigwe CU, Akwuba A. Limb amputations in children: Major risk factors in our environment. Nigerian journal of Orthopedics and Trauma, 2002: vol.1 No. 2 pp112-11.
  • Nwadinigwe CU Talectomy for recurrent and resistant talipes equinovarus deformity. Nigerian journal of Orthopedics and Trauma, 2003: vol.2 No. 2 pp 94-96.
  • Nwadinigwe CU etal.Soft tissue cover for open tibial fractures in Enugu, Nigeria. Nigerian journal of Orthopedics and Trauma, 2003: vol.2 No. 2 pp 90-93.
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Iloabuchi TOC, Nwabude C.Spinal cord injuries: A study of 104 cases, Nigerian Journal of Medicine 2004: vol.13 No2 pp161-165.
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Ihezie CO Paradigm shift in management of distal radial fractures. Nigerian journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma, 2004, vol.3 No.2 pp100-118.
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Onyemaechi NOC. Lethal injuries and time to death in injured hospitalized patients. Orient Journal of Medicine.2005, vol.17 No 1&2 pp 28-33.
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Muoloukwu U.Unwholesome Trauma care. Nigerian Journal of Medicine, 2005: vol.14 No.2 pp 218-220.
  • Onyire B, Obi SN, Nwadinigwe CU Gangrene of extremities following umbilical catheterization .Orient Journal of Medicine.2005, vol.17 No 1&2 pp 15-17.
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Iyidiobi EC, Ihezie CO. Fractures in children. Nigerian Journal of Medicine 2006, vol.15 No.1 pp81-84.
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Echem RE.Clinical photographic quiz: Nigerian Journal of medicine. 2004:vol.13 No.1 pp71-73 &77-79.
  • Onumaegbu OO, Olaitan PB, Ongbabo SE,Onah II, Nwadinigwe CU, Ogbonnaya IS, Achebe JU. Adipofacial flap coverage of lower leg bony defects. Nigerian Journal of Plastic Surgery.2006;2(1):17-22.
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Ihezie CO, Aaron FE, Ogugua PC. Operative management of talipes equinovarus deformity: Experience and reason. Orient journal of Medicine.2006; 18(1&2):24-29.
  • Opara K, Chukwuanukwu T, Nwadinigwe CU, Ogbonnaya IS. Pattern of severe electrical injuries in a Nigerian Regional Burn Centre. Nigerian journal of clinical practice 2006 vol.9(2): 124-127
  • Imo AO, Nwadinigwe CU. Ultrasonography in orthopedic practice- a review. Nigerian journal of Orthopedics and Trauma. 2006 vol.5(2):21-25
  • Obi SN, Nwadinigwe CU. Fall from palm tree by pregnant woman. J.Obstet Gynaecol India Vol.57. No.2: March/April 2007 p.167-168.
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Anyaehie UE. Effect of cyclooxygenase inhibitors in bone and cartilage metabolism: a review. Nigerian journal of medicine 2007 Vol.16 (4) 290-294
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Ugoezue A. Management of open spinal injuries in non spinal centre. Nigerian journal of medicine, 2008, vol.17(2): p205-209
  • NwadinigweCU, Anyaehie UE. Iatrogenic pyogenic spondylodiscitis: a case report and review of literature. Nigerian journal of medicine, 2011, vol.20 (1): p169-171.
  • Nwadinigwe CU, Amaefule K, Ezike HA. Anaesthetic requirement in spinal cord injured patients undergoing operation below the level of cord injury. Nigerian journal of medicine 2011 vol.20(2): p220-3

Working Experience

  • Physical assessment in orthopedics
  • Introduction to prosthetics and orthopedic Technology 1
  • Introduction to prosthetics and orthopedic Technology 2
  • Orthopedic equipment and facility design
  • Basic orthopedics 1
  • Research projects in POT
  • Clinic posting and practice
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