Faculty Profile

Fidelis Nwachukwu, MD, BMLS, ASCP


Dr. Nwachukwu started his career as a Medical Laboratory Scientist at the University of Nigeria where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He proceeded to earn his MD from All Saints University College of Medicine in Saint Vincent, where he was recognized as the best graduating student in Basic Medical Sciences. Dr. Nwachukwu recently completed his Master’s degree in Clinical Pharmacology at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Nigeria. He was conferred an Outstanding Performance Award from the Nigerian Medical Association.

Licensed by both the Medical Laboratory Sciences Council of Nigeria, and the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Dr. Nwachukwu is certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Approval by New York State Education Department

Seal of the New York State Education DepartmentOn July 17th, 2020, the New York Board of Regents voted to approve Xavier University School of Medicine Aruba to place students in long-term clinical clerkship in New York State for 7 years. This is the longest term of approval that can be given to an International Medical School.

New York State Education Department approval allows:

• Xavier graduates to enter residency training in New York

• Xavier students to complete all 72 weeks of clinical training in New York teaching hospitals