Dr. Chima P. Akunne was a James Dickson Carr Scholar at Rutgers University where he graduated with a B.A. Degree in Cellular Biology and Neuroscience. Dr. Akunne earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA in 2012. Upon completion of a three-year Podiatric Surgical Residency at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, Dr. Akunne practiced podiatry in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey with Sussex Foot and Ankle Specialists. Dr. Akunne joined the staff of HVFA in 2016 and is currently an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.