New gastroenterologist and hepatologist practicing in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Gastroenterologist and hepatologist Dr. Chinyere M. Nwosu has joined Canton-Potsdam Hospital and is practicing with gastroenterologist drs. James Vecchio and Rajiv Shah and physician assistant David Nevins at 15 Raymond St.
Nwosu earned her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.She is dual-certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine in gastroenterology and internal medicine, and is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
She completed her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship training at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook.
Shortly after receiving her bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University, Jamaica, N.Y., Nwosu taught courses at The Princeton Review, Erasmus High School for Business and Technology, and Medgar Evers High School.
From 2008 to 2014, she volunteered with Ngwa Health Foundation where she mentored high school students interested in medicine and collaborated with members of the foundation in fundraising to provide clean drinking water and academic scholarship to students in rural Nigeria. From 2010 to 2014, she provided community service teaching at Stony Brook Health Outreach and Medical Education.
As a gastroenterologist, Nwosu manages diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts, and liver. She performs colonoscopies, pill capsule and non-capsule endoscopies, polypectomies, and stent replacements. As a hepatologist, she brings a specialized knowledge of disorders of the liver, which include hepatitis C, autoimmune disorders of the liver, and cirrhosis.
She has a webpage with more information at https://www.cphospital.org/providers/chinyere-nwosu.