About Dr. Adigweme
Obi O. Adigweme, M.D., 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 completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center. 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. At UPenn, Dr. Adigweme learned the intricacies of simple and complex joint replacement from some of the nation’s leading experts.
Dr. Adigweme is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in partial knee replacement, minimally-invasive total joint replacement, anterior hip replacement, complex joint revisions, knee arthroscopy, and orthopaedic trauma. He strongly believes in practicing in a conservative, evidence-based manner, only operating when other measures have been exhausted.
Prior to joining Orlando Orthopaedic Center, Dr. Adigweme practiced at the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine as their first full-time orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Adigweme remains a volunteer faculty member at UCF College of Medicine as an assistant professor. Dr. Adigweme has a strong interest in orthopaedic education and academics. He is a faculty member with the Orlando Health Orthopaedic Residency, frequently giving lectures and teaching surgical techniques. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters on joint replacement surgery. He remains active in research and is currently a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty, Bone and Joint Journal, and Knee Journal.
Dr. Adigweme is an active member of many professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), and International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). He currently sits on the Patient Education Committee and Diversity Advisory Board for AAHKS.
Dr. Adigweme is very close with his family. His parents still live in Jacksonville. He has a sister and a twin brother, who are both physicians. He enjoys working out, watching the Jacksonville Jaguars, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Tanishia Dunn, Patient Care Coordinator
Alyssa “Paige” Hockaday, Clinical Assistant
Tonya Pringle, Patient Care Assistant
Direct Phone: (407) 254-4323
- Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedics Fellowship | Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
- Orthopaedic Surgery Residency | Orlando Regional Medical Center
- M.D. – Florida State University | Tallahassee, FL
- B.H.S. – University of Florida | Gainesville, FL
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Orange County Medical Society
- International Congress of Joint Reconstruction
- American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
- Bone and Joint Journal Reviewer
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Dr. Adigweme’s Physician Assistant
Ranil Sirigampola, PA-C, ATC
Born in Sri-Lanka and raised in Apopka, Florida, Ranil Sirigampola earned a B.S. degree in athletic training at the University of Central Florida. He then worked as a Head Athletic Trainer for Cora Health and gained experience in treating various injuries of the hip, knee, shoulder and ankle. He went on to earn a M.S. degree in physician assistant studies at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.