An endocrine surgeon, Dr. Nwariaku is among the most experienced endocrine surgeons in North Texas, with specialized expertise in robotic and minimally invasive surgery. He leads a multidisciplinary team of researchers at UT Southwestern who recently discovered a specific protein that plays a role in medullary thyroid cancer, a rare and often fatal disease. The team is now working to identify therapies to target the protein and inhibit the growth of medullary thyroid cancer cells. Dr. Nwariaku has published approximately 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, 15 book chapters, and three books. He has been on the UT Southwestern faculty since 1998.
Ohwofiemu Nwariaku, M.D.
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Endocrine Surgeon