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Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Patrick Nwajei joined Valley Children’s in July 2011 as a neonatologist. With more than 15years’ experience, he came to Valley Children’s after completing a three-year neonatology/perinatology fellowship at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami in Miami, Fl. Prior to that, he served as a pediatric hospitalist at Clara Maas Medical Center in Belleville, N.J.

Dr. Nwajei received his medical degree from the College of Medicine, University of Benin, Benin-City, Nigeria. He completed a pediatric residency at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, N.J., where he also served as chief resident.

Dr. Nwajei is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and Specialty Medical Group. 

Medical Education

  • Medical SchoolUniversity of Benin-Medical School
  • InternshipSt. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
  • ResidencySt. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
  • FellowshipJackson Memorial HospitalPhysician Services