Dr. Onyebuchi Ukabiala M.D.
Surgeon (Pediatric) | Pediatric Surgery1212 Pleasant St Suite 300 Des Moines IA, 50309
Dr. Onyebuchi Ukabiala practices Pediatric Surgery in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Ukabiala treats children who have an illness, injury, or disease that requires surgery. Some of the surgical problems seen by pediatric surgeons are often quite different from those commonly seen by adult or general surgeons. Dr. Ukabialadiagnoses, treats, and manages childrens surgical needs such as abnormalities of the groin in childhood and, surgical repair of birth defects, surgical care of tumors, transplantation operations, and endoscopic procedures.
Education and Training
Univ Of Nigeria- Coll Of Med- Enugu- Anambra- Nigeria 1978
University of Jos Faculty of Medical Sciences 1978
- Birth Defects
- Umbilical Hernia
- Ventral Hernia
- Inguinal Hernia
- Univ Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Pediatric Surgery-Surgery
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