Dr. Melvin Ego-Osuala
Private Practice Consultant
Dr. Obinna Melvin Ego-Osuala, MD received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology Neurobiology from the University of Maryland-College Park. From there, he went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Ego-Osuala completed his residency in pediatrics at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, a Mount Sinai affiliated Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.
Prior to pursuing his residency in pediatrics, Dr. Ego-Osuala was a research fellow at New York University-Langone. His research primarily focused on pancreatic inflammation and oncology. In addition to this, Dr. Ego-Osuala has publications in many accredited peer-review journals in cancer immunology.
After completing this residency training Dr. Ego-Osuala returned to his home state of Maryland. He saw patients in his father’s pediatric practice and during this time he grew to learn the ins and outs on how to run a pediatric practice. After three years, he ventured on his own to open up a practice with the support of his family. Dr. Ego-Osuala brings his background both in clinical pediatric medicine and experience in building a pediatric practice to our team of experts
Dr. Ego-Osuala firmly believes in a family-centered practice model and optimizing care for his community from birth into young adulthood by using evidence based medicine. It is important to him that he provides excellent care and information to his patients and to their parents. In addition to working in outpatient pediatric care, Dr. Ego-Osuala has worked in the pediatric emergency department at Franklin Square Medical Center (MedStar) in Baltimore, MD and currently covers the Pediatric Emergency Department for Howard County General Hospital-Johns Hopkins Medicine in Columbia, MD
When he is not in the office or pediatric emergency department, Dr. Ego-Osuala enjoys going to church, engaging in community activities and spending time with his wife Nina and daughter. Dr. Ego-Osuala also likes to spend his time working out, and living a healthy lifestyle, which is something he encourages his adolescent patients to do as well.