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Calapooia Family Medicine welcomes new physician

Vitus Nwaele, MD, has joined Calapooia Family Medicine.

Nwaele studied at the Usumanu Danfodio University in Nigeria, and earned a medical degree at the 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, 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.

“I am a strong advocate for my patients and work in partnership with them to achieve optimal health and well-being,” he said. “I practice comprehensive family medicine, from preventive care to treatment for acute and chronic diseases.”

When not serving patients, Nwaele enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children. He also enjoys playing tennis, watching soccer and reading. 

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