Oke A. Anakwenze, MD, MBA

Oke Anakwenze
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; Shoulder Section Head

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Dr. Anakwenze is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University specializing in shoulder surgery. He has been involved in and executed numerous clinical studies in shoulder diseases and surgery. Most of his work has been focused on shoulder arthroplasty and rotator cuff disease. This includes understanding the predictive factors of outcomes after shoulder replacement. He is an inventor and entrepreneur; he co-founded one of California's earliest outpatient joint replacement centers. He focuses on outpatient shoulder replacements in the academic setting and cost-effective healthcare strategies. Dr. Anakwenze sees patients and does research from the Arringdon and Sports Sciences clinic. He operates from the Arringdon Ambulatory Surgery Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center, and Duke North Hospital.