Dr. Chiedozie I. Nwagwu, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 40

26732 Crown Valley Pkwy Suite 561
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Dr. Nwagwu's Experience

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Dr. Nwagwu's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Nwagwu Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Nwagwu Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Road
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Neurological Surgery Med Assocs
Neurological Surgery Med Assocs
26732 Crown Valley Pkwy Suite 561
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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    Dr. Nwagwu's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Nwagwu

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    New York Med College St Agnes
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nwagwu & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Nwagwu's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo where Dr. Nwagwu has admitting privileges:

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    • Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Nwagwu

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nwagwu to family and friends

    20 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Nwagwu's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 18 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Nwagwu
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    20 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Nwagwu accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • Optima Health
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Neurological Surgery Med Assocs
    26732 Crown Valley Pkwy Suite 561
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 364-1060 (Office)
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