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TSAOG Welcomes Dr. Emmanuel C. Nwelue

  • New Braunfels, Quarry Area, Schertz
Dr. Emmanuel C. Nwelue

TSAOG is very pleased to welcome Dr. Emmanuel C. Nwelue to our practice! He starts seeing patients this week and has immediate appointments available.

Dr. Nwelue is an orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in Total Joint Replacement focusing on minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery and complex revision joint reconstructions.  He treats patients 18 years of age and older and has new patient appointments available at our New BraunfelsSchertz, and Quarry Area locations.

Dr. Nwelue is an orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in total joint replacement of the hip and knee. After earning his bachelor’s degree at Austin College, Dr. Nwelue received his medical degree from The University of Texas Science Center in San Antonio.

Following medical school, he completed his Orthopaedic surgery residency at UT Southwestern, working at Parkland Memorial Hospital, the city’s largest level 1 trauma center. Following his residency, Dr. Nwelue moved to Irvine, CA, for a total joint replacement fellowship. During this time there, he trained under some of the nation’s top surgeons and educators of primary and revision total joint replacements, including direct anterior approach for hip replacements.

After completing his fellowship, Dr. Nwelue was eager to return to San Antonio. He is looking forward to providing exceptional care to the community, where he first started his medical journey.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Nwelue, please call 210.804.6980

To learn more about Dr. Nwelue’s background and training, please visit his webpage.

Special Interests

  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision Knee Replacement
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Adult Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Infections
  • Knee Infections
  • Hip Fracture Care
  • Distal biceps and triceps tears
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow arthritis
  • Elbow fractures (radial head fractures, olecranon fractures)
  • Elbow dislocations
  • Elbow ligament reconstruction (ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction)
  • Elbow replacement (elbow arthroplasty)
  • Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis)
  • Osteochondral defects of the elbow (OCD lesions)
  • Radial nerve compression (radial tunnel syndrome)
  • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Ulnar nerve compression (cubital tunnel syndrome)
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Biceps tears and tendinopathy
  • Clavicle fractures
  • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
  • Shoulder arthritis (Reverse and Anatomic Shoulder replacement/arthroplasty)
  • Shoulder fractures (proximal humerus fracture)
  • Shoulder tendonitis (shoulder impingement, rotator cuff tendonitis)
  • Scapula fractures
  • Upper & lower extremity fractures
  • Neuroma treatment in upper and lower extremities
  • Peripheral nerve repair and reconstruction
  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation
  • Work related upper extremity injuries
  • Ankle fractures
  • Tibia and femur fractures
  • Hip fractures (femoral neck, intertrochanteric, sutrochanteric)
  • Upper extremity fractures
  • Congenital pediatric hand surgery (congenital trigger thumb, syndactyly, polydactyly, contractures)

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