Dr. Christian N. Nwankwo Jr., MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 61

17 Firstfield Rd Ste 200
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
9901 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Avenue North West
Washington, DC 20060

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Accepting new patients?

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Capital Primary Care
Capital Primary Care
17 Firstfield Rd Ste 200
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Capital Primary Care
7411 Riggs Rd Ste 404
Hyattsville, MD 20783
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    Dr. Nwankwo Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
    • Biopsy
    • Carotid Vertebral Sonography
    • Echocardiography
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Immunization
    • In-Office Sonogram
    • Joint Injection
    • Mole Removal
    • Nerve Conduction Studies
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Pulmonary Function Tests
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Stress Test
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination
    • Wart Removal
    • Well Baby Care
    2
    • Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Menopause
    • Obesity
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pneumonia
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    Background Check for Dr. Nwankwo Jr.

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (8/28/2014)
    • Action Taken: Consent Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: District of Columbia
    • Unprofessional Conduct  (12/18/2013)
    • Action Taken: Consent Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Maryland

    0 Board Actions

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

    Medical School

    University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Howard University Hospital
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Howard University Hospital
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    Family Med
    Complete in 1997

    Other Education

    Johns Hopkins Hosp-Johns Hopkins U
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nwankwo Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
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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. Nwankwo Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Howard University Hospital

    • Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nwankwo Jr. to family and friends

    27 responses
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    27 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    27 responses
    below
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 25 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Nwankwo Jr.
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    • GEHA
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    • MedHealthInsurance
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Planned Administration Inc
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    Office Locations

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    Capital Primary Care
    17 Firstfield Rd Ste 200
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (301) 977-9077 (Office)
    (301) 977-0402 (Fax)
    B
    Capital Primary Care
    7411 Riggs Rd Ste 404
    Hyattsville, MD 20783
    (301) 445-0600 (Office)
    (301) 445-1516 (Fax)
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