Skip to main content
Chukwuma Onyewu, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Lanham, MD, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

ChukwumaObiOnyewuMDFAAPMR

Physical Medicine/Rehab Lanham, MD

Pain Medicine

Attending Physician/Partner Choice Pain & Rehabilitation LLC

Dr. Onyewu is on Doximity

As a Doximity member you'll join over two million verified healthcare professionals in a private, secure network.

  • Connect with other colleagues in the same hospital or clinic
  • Search all U.S. specialist profiles and refer a patient
  • Read the latest clinical news and earn CME/CEU credits

See Dr. Onyewu's full profile

Already have an account?

Education & Training

  • MidAtlantic Pain Institute
    MidAtlantic Pain InstitutePain Medicine, 2003 - 2004
  • MedStar Health
    MedStar HealthResidency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2000 - 2003
  • University of Maryland Program
    University of Maryland ProgramInternship, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2000
  • Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple UniversityClass of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2007 - 2023
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2003 - 2022
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2003 - 2024
  • DE State Medical License
    DE State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification eClinicalWorks EHR, eClinicalWorks LLC, 2013
  • Named one of the nation’s top 150 Pain Physicians Becker’s Spine Review, 2012
  • Named one of Delaware’s Top Pain Doctors Delaware Today’s Magazine, 2012
  • Join now to see all

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Development of an Interventional Pain Management Specific Instrument for Methodologic Quality Assessment of Nonrandomized Studies of Interventional Techniques  
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Joshua A. Hirsch, MD, James E. Heavner, DVM, PhD., Steven P. Cohen, MD, Obi Onyewu, MD et al, Pain Physician, 1/1/2014
  • Assessment of Methodologic Quality of Randomized Trials of Interventional Techniques: Development of an Interventional Pain Management Specific Instrument  
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Joshua E. Hirsch, MD, Steven P. Cohen, MD, James E. Heavner, DVM, PhD, Obi Onyewu, MD et al, Pain Physician, 1/1/2014
  • Intrathecal Infusion System for Long-Term Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: An Update of Assessment of Evidence  
    Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Vikram Patel, MD, Salim M. Hayek, MD, PhD, Timothy R. Deer, MD, Obi Onyewu, MD et al, Pain Physician, 1/1/2013
  • Join now to see all

Books/Book Chapters

  • Join now to see all

Lectures

  • Opioid Risk and Safe Prescribing Principles 
    Temple University - 1/1/2014
  • Evidence Based Interventional Management 
    Temple University - 1/1/2014
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome 
    Temple University - 1/1/2013
  • Join now to see all

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Public Health Officer, City of Bowie, Maryland2021 - Present
  • Chairman Finance Committee, Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission2020 - Present
  • Physician Expert Peer Reviewer State of Maryland, Livanta Quality Improvement Organization2020 - Present
  • Medical Director, Maryland Ambulatory Surgery Center2020 - Present
  • Board Member, Maryland Medical Cannabis Commisson2019 - Present
  • Team Member, Prince Georges County Maryland Health Department Drug Overdose Prevention Fatality Team2018 - Present
  • Board Member, Maryland Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board2018 - Present
  • Member Editorial Board, Pain Physician Journal2010 - Present
  • Physician Expert Peer Reviewer State of Maryland, Permedion Health Management Systems Inc.2017 - 2020
  • Executive Director, Delaware Society of Interventional Pain Physicians2013 - 2014
  • President, Delaware Society of Interventional Pain Physicians2010 - 2013