Dr. Chukwuemeka Nnabuife is a Family Medicine and sports medicine practitioner in Cypress, TX with a focus on family medicine and the management of common sports and non-sports related injuries. In both young athletes and active adults of all ages. Dr. Nnabuife has more than 20 years of diverse medical experience. Originally from Nigeria. He attended the prestigious University of Nigeria College of Medicine, where he graduated with a Doctor of Medicine and Surgery degree. He also attended the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM), graduating with a Doctor of Osteopathic and Manipulative Medicine degree. He then completed his residency training in Family Medicine and Fellowship training in Primary care sports medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital, in Houston Texas.
Dr. Nnabuife is dual board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family practice. While in fellowship, he provided on-field coverage for Rice University and Prairie View A & M Universities Men’s and Women’s basketball and women’s soccer teams. Coverage for various marathons and sporting events. Dr. Nnabuife has a particular interest in the care of children, and teenage athletes that have outgrown their traditional pediatrician. Active adults, and older adults, providing specialized care of sports injuries, concussion management, and orthopedic conditions, like fracture and sprain management, splinting and casting with expertise in ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal joint injections, for arthritic patients, Hyaluronic Acid joint injections and platelet rich plasma injections for chronic tendinopathies. He also manages acute and chronic medical conditions, Botox injections, Obesity Management, Workers Comp, Department of Transportation, Medical examination, pre-employment physical examination, Osteopathic Manipulative Techniques, and preventive care.
Dr. Nnabuife emphasizes a holistic approach to the treatment and care, of his patients. He is trained to partner with and listen to his patients with the goal of helping them get healthy and stay well. Dr. Nnabuife is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society and is recognized by the American Osteopathic Association for his dedication and commitment to demonstrating excellence and the delivery of the highest quality of care to his patients. In his spare time, Dr. Nnabuife enjoys to spending time with his family, traveling, painting, and going on medical missions.
Education and Training
New York Institute of Tech. Doctor Of Osteopathic Medicine 2017
University of Nigeria Doctor of Medicine 2001
American Board of Family Medicine
Sports Medicine (Family Medicine)
American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
- Award of appreciation and recognition for dedication and commitment to demonstrate Excellence and the delivery of the highest quality of care to patients 2021 American Osteopathic Association
- Top General Practitioner 2022 America's Best Doctors
- Touch Award 2016 NYITCOM
- American Board of Family Medicine
- American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
- American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
- American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
- Texas Academy of Family Physicians
- American Osteopathic Association
- American Academy of Family Physicians
- Primary care sports medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital
What do you attribute your success to?
- His upbringing being originally from Nigeria and always wanting to be a doctor, his parents helped support and push him to go after his dreams and instilled good beliefs in him. Also in his faith of God.
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Get to know Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Chukwuemeka Nnabuife, who serves patients in Cypress, Texas.
Dr. Nnabuife is a primary care sports medicine specialist with a focus on family medicine and the management of common sports and non-sports related injuries, in both young athletes and active adults of all ages.
Emphasizing a holistic approach to the treatment and care of his patients, he is in practice with Cypress Family and Sports Medicine. He also serves as an attending at HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress.
With a particular interest in the care of children, and teenage athletes that have outgrown their traditional pediatrician and active adults, Dr. Nnabuife provides specialized care of sports injuries, concussion management, and orthopedic conditions. He has expertise in ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal injections for arthritic patients, and in platelet-rich plasma injections for chronic tendinopathies. He also manages acute and chronic medical conditions and preventive care.
Originally from Nigeria, Dr. Nnabuife attended the prestigious University of Nigeria College of Medicine, where he graduated with his medical degree. He also attended the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating with a Doctor of Osteopathic and Manipulative Medicine degree.
Thereafter, he completed his residency training in family medicine and his fellowship training in primary care sports medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital, in Texas. While in fellowship, he provided on-field coverage for notable Universities in the Houston area, such as in women’s soccer, men’s and women’s basketball, and coverage for various marathons and sporting events.
With more than 20 years of diverse medical experience, Dr. Nnabuife is dual board-certified in family medicine , Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and sports medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.
A member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, Dr. Nnabuife is recognized by the American Osteopathic Association for his dedication and commitment to demonstrating excellence and the delivery of the highest quality of care to his patients.
Continuously advancing his efforts, he is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, and the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.
Sports medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries due to athletic activity. Sports medicine specialists are either orthopedic surgeons or primary care physicians who prescribe treatments for professional and amateur athletes. They are trained to address issues associated with nutrition, sports psychology, and substance abuse. They may also counsel athletes on injury prevention.
Named a Top General Practitioner by America’s Best Doctors in 2022, Dr. Nnabuife attributes his success to his upbringing, being originally from Nigeria and having always wanted to become a doctor, and also his faith in God. His parents helped support and push him to go after his dreams and instilled good beliefs in him.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, painting, and going on medical missions.
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