Medical Advisor

Valinda Riggins Nwadike, MD, MPH

Dr. Valinda Nwadike is a board-certified physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. She has over sixteen years of experience performing deliveries and gynecologic surgeries. Dr. Nwadike graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1996 with her degree in medicine. She currently works as a clinical instructor and supervises residents. In her spare time, Dr. Nwadike enjoys running, reading, and yoga.


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