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Specializes in Integrative Medicine • Male • Age 64

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Mary Medical Center
1500 S Lake Park Ave
Hobart, IN 46342
Saint Catherine Hospital
4321 Fir St
East Chicago, IN 46312

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Accepting new patients?

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Family Medicine and Wellness Center
FAMILY MEDICINE AND WELLNESS CENTER
5495 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
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    Dr. Nchekwube's Experience

    Dr. Nchekwube's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Integrative Medicine
    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Allergy Testing
    • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Detoxification
    • Diet Counseling
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
    • IV Therapy
    • Joint Injection
    • Mesotherapy
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nutritional Counseling
    • Pain Management
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Stress Management
    • Testopel® Pellet
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Acupuncture
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Trigger Point Therapy
    • Wellness Physical Examination
    2
    • Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Depression
    • Digestive Disorders
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Headache
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hormone Imbalance
    • Hypertension
    • Insomnia
    • Male Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
    • Male Hypogonadism
    • Menopause
    • Migraine
    • Mood Disorders
    • Nutrition and Weight Loss
    • Obesity
    • Osteoporosis
    • Rosacea
    • Sexual Desire Disorders
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Testosterone Deficiency
    • Thyroid Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Nchekwube

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Howard University College
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Henry Ford Hospital
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Indiana University
    Complete in 1985

    Undergraduate Schools

    Oakland University
    Graduated in 1976

    Other Education

    American Board Of Holistic and Integrative Medicine
    Complete in 2014
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nchekwube & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Igbo
    • Spanish
    • Yoruba
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Nchekwube's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Methodist Hospital Southlake

    • Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus

    • Saint Catherine Hospital

    • Saint Mary Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
    • 32 Star Ratings
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    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nchekwube to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    32 responses

    Dr. Nchekwube's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    32 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.6 out of 5

    32 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.4 out of 5

    32 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Over 45 minutes

    30 responses

    Experience with Dr. Nchekwube

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.8 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.9 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    31 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    31 responses

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    • Yes.

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    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthLink
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Financial Group
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    Office Locations

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    Family Medicine and Wellness Center
    FAMILY MEDICINE AND WELLNESS CENTER
    5495 Broadway
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 985-5500 (Office)
    (219) 985-5510 (Fax)
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