Obi Adigweme, MD
Joint Replacement Surgeon
* Member of the AdventHealth Medical Group
† Member of Rothman Orthopaedics
Obi O. Adigweme, MD is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in partial knee replacement, total joint replacement, anterior hip replacement, complex joint revisions, and orthopedic trauma. Dr. Adigweme enjoys working with patients of all ages to improve their joint function and restore their quality of life.
Dr. Adigweme, grew up in Jacksonville, FL and pursued his undergraduate education at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He remained in Florida for his medical training, attending Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee.
Following medical school, Dr. Adigweme remained in Florida and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Orlando Health. During residency, he developed an interest in hip and knee replacement surgery. This interest led Dr. Adigweme to pursue additional fellowship training in hip and knee adult reconstruction at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Prior to joining Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Adigweme practiced at Orlando Orthopaedic Center. Dr. Adigweme was simultaneously on faculty with Orlando Health Orthopaedic residency program, teaching the residents. He specialized in joint replacements, complex revision joint replacements, and orthopedic trauma. Dr. Adigweme also remains volunteer faculty at UCF College of Medicine as an assistant professor.
He is an active member of many professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and Florida Orthopaedic Society. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters on joint replacement surgery. Dr. Adigweme’s main research interests include periprosthetic joint infections, partial knee replacements, and health equity in orthopaedics. He remains active in research and is currently a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty and Bone and Joint Journal.
Dr. Adigweme has a sister and a twin brother, both are physicians also. His parents live in Jacksonville. He enjoys working out, golfing, watching the Jacksonville Jaguars, traveling, and spending time with his family.Request an Appointment