Vitus Nwaele, MD

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Vitus Nwaele, MD

Personal Biography:

Dr. Nwaele studied at the Usumanu Danfodio University in Nigeria, and earned a medical degree at University of Maiduguri, also in Nigeria. He completed an internship at State Specialist Hospital in Maiduguri, Nigeria, and residency training at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud Minnesota.

As a family medicine physician, Dr. Nwaele provides primary care to patients of all ages. He said he was drawn to Samaritan because of its mission to enhance community health and provide a full spectrum of high-quality health care.

When not serving patients, Dr. Nwaele enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children.

He also enjoys playing tennis, watching soccer and reading.

Dr. Nwaele is accepting new patients. For more information or to make an appointment, call Calapooia Family Medicine at 541-812-4970.

Medical Education and Training:

Medical degree: University of Maiduguri
Internship: State Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri, Nigeria
Residency training: St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud Minnesota.



  • Family Medicine
    Family medicine providers provide comprehensive health care for all members of the family. They may be physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistants. They serve as a primary care provider for their patients.