About Us

Dr. Celestine A. Nkanta, MBBS, FWACS

  1. DR. CELESTINE A. NKANTA, MBBS, FWACS
    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
    ADDRESS: National Orthopaedic Hospital,
    P.M.B. 3087,
    Dala, Kano.
    E-mail: cankanta@orthopaedicdala.org, cnkanta@yahoo.com
    Phone No: +234-9023028635
    Office No: +234-64-640003-6/Ext 124
    Residence: +234-64-201826/7

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
    Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MB;BS)
    Fellow West African College of Surgeons (FWACS)

    EDUCATION
    Regina Coeli Secondary School, Essene, Ikot Abasi -WASC 1980
    School of Basic Studies, Akamkpa -A’Levaels 1982
    University of Benin, Benin City -MBBS 1987
    West African College Of Surgeons -FWACS 1996

    SURGICAL FELLOWSHIP
    Fellow, West African college of Surgeons
    Fellow, Association for the study of Internal Fixation
    Fellow, International College of Surgeons

    MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES.
    Nigerian Medical Association
    Medical and Dental Consultants of Nigeria
    Nigerian Orthopaedic Association
    West African College of Surgeons
    Societe Internationale de Cheugie Orthopedique et de Traumatologie (SICOT)
    Association for the Study of Internal Fixation (AOASIF)
    International College of Surgeons

    COURSES/CONFERENCES ATTENDED.
    INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE COURSES/CONFERENCES

    -International Conference, West African College of Surgeons -Benen City, Jan 1998
    -International Workshop on EMS -Lagos, April 1998
    -International Hands-On-Workshop on Intramedullary Fixation -Lagos-Nigeria, June 2000.
    -Observership training Programme in Knee, Ankle, Foot Surgery Including Arthroscopy, Toronto, Canada, August 2001
    -A.O. Basic Course, Principles Of Operative Fracture Treatment, cape Town, South Africa
    -A.O. Advance Course – Advances In Fracture Management, Davos, Switzerland, Dec 2003
    – A .O Fellowship Course, Nov – Dec 2003
    -SICOT Triavial Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, Sept 2005
    – International Conference WACS, Dakar, Senegal, 2007
    – International Conference WACS, Conakry, Guinea, 2009

    NATIONAL POSTGRADUATE COURSES
    -General Surgery Update Course, LUTH, Lagos, September 1992.
    – Paediatric Orthopaedic Seminar, NOH. Lagos, September 1995.
    -General Surgery Update Course UCH, Ibadan September/October 1995.
    -Plastic surgery Seminar, NOH, Enugu, March 1996.
    -Orthopaedic/Trauma on Sport medicine Seminar, NOH Enugu, 1996.
    -Nigeria Orthopaedic Association Conference, NOH, Kano, Nov 1997.
    -British council’s information System for Modern Doctors, Kano, August 1998.
    -Nigeria Orthopaedic Association Conference, Aba, November 1998.
    -International College of Surgeons Conference, Jos, March 1999.
    -Paediatric Orthopaedic Seminar, NOH Lagos, sept 1999.
    -Research methodology in medicine, Lagos, July/August 2000.
    – Nigeria Orthopaedic Association Conference, Kaduna, November 2000.
    – Nigeria Orthopaedic Association Conference, Port-Harcourt, November 2005.
    – Nigerian Orthopaedic Association Conference – Enugu – 2008

    PAPERS/PUBLICATIONS
    Result of Intertrochanteric Osteotomy.

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