Xiomara Okonkwo, DPMContact Info
New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NYResidency
Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT
Dr. Xiomara Okonkwo was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She went to college at Howard University where she played lacrosse and received her bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine. After undergraduate, she went on to receive her master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Sciences at Touro College in New York City. Realizing she had a passion for medicine, she went on to receive her podiatric medical degree from New York College of Podiatric Medicine.
After graduation, she received her residency training in podiatry trauma and reconstructive surgery at Yale New Haven Bridgeport Hospital (regional trauma and burn center). Dr. Okonkwo has extensive training, and is specialized in advanced wound care/ diabetic limb salvage, biomechanics, orthotic evaluation, sports medicine, management of foot and ankle injuries and surgery, heel pain/ plantar fasciitis, bunion, hammertoes, calluses, fungus infection, warts, ingrown toenails, flat foot deformities, disability medicine, and Achilles tendon injuries.
Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and teaching/ attending spin classes.
Wound care, diabetic limb salvage, and trauma