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Dr. Kenolisa Onwueme

Dr. Kenolisa Onwueme


Areas of Care:

  • Gastroenterology

Kenolisa (Keno) Onwueme, M.D., draws on a broad analytical skill set developed over 15 years of life-sciences research and from clinical experience in varied environments. He graduated with distinction from Yale University with dual Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science degrees in chemistry. He received his Doctor of Medicine and his Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Onwueme completed his internal medicine residency at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and his gastroenterology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His scientific research has been recognized with numerous honors and publications.

Dr. Onwueme prizes commitment to quality and compassionate patient care and has been commended by peers and patients alike for this attribute. He has expert knowledge in gut microbiology infections and special interests in diarrhea, constipation, disordered gut motility, autoimmune and inflammatory bowel disease.

His professional memberships include: American Gastroenterology Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Medical Association and The Global Health Council. He co-founded Obala Foundation, a non-profit organization improving health care delivery in West Africa and enjoys soccer and bicycling.​

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