Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw, MD


OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw is an orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine. He specializes in the surgical treatment of knee, hip and shoulder injuries.  His specific areas of surgical expertise include the reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), cartilage repair techniques of the knee, hip arthroscopy for treatment of hip labral tears and shoulder arthroscopy for treatment of rotator cuff and shoulder labrum injuries. He has extensive experience caring for athletes at the highest level, from recreational to Division 1 college and professional athletes. He has previously worked as a physician with North Carolina Central University Athletics, Duke University Athletics, Iona College Athletics and the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He currently serves as the Company Physician for the Richmond Ballet, Team Physician for Life Christian Academy and as a Consulting Physician for 804SportsAssociation and DefyGenetics.

You can follow Dr. Owusu-Akyaw on Instagram at @dr.o_forthe804.

Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw
Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw

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Education & Training

  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellowship
  • Duke University Health System, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Medical Degree
    • Graduate Medical Education Concentration: Law, Ethics and Health Policy 
  • Duke University, Bachelor's Degree