Dr. Ozuru Ukoha, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 59

1901 W Harrison St Ste 648
Chicago, IL 60612
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Dr. Ukoha's Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

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John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital
1969 W Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL 60612

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Chicago, IL 60612
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    Dr. Ukoha's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Heart Surgery
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cancer
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Ukoha

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • 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

    University of Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    St Vincents Med Center
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Beth Israel Med Center
    Complete in 1990
    Meml Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Complete in 1991
    St Mary's Hospital
    Complete in 1993

    Fellowship Hospital

    Yale University School Of Med
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ukoha & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ukoha's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ukoha to family and friends

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    Dr. Ukoha's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Ukoha

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    John H Stroger Jr Hsp Crdthrcic
    1901 W Harrison St Ste 648
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 864-5265 (Office)
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