The Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has taken to her Twitter page to celebrate her son, Dr. Uchechi Iweala, on breaking a medical record in Maryland, United States.
Disclosing this, Iweala reportedly stated that, “Congratulations Dr. Uchechi Iweala, on being one of the first spinal surgeons in Maryland to perform a successful navigated lumbar spinal fusion using a robot! So proud to be your Mum! Keep it going!”
Meanwhile, according to the Center for Advanced Orthopaedics, Dr. Iweala is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in spine surgery.
Reports asserted that, the doctor earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Harvard and completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at George Washington University. Furthermore, Dr. Iweala completed a fellowship in spine surgery at New York University.
He specializes in Robotic Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Cervical and Lumbar Disc Replacement, Spinal Fusion/Arthrodesis, Nerve Releases, and others.
Nigerians and social media users have celebrated him on different media platforms.