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Specializes in Pediatrics • Male • Age 58

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University Of Mississippi ANS
University Of Mississippi ANS
2500 N State St
Jackson, MS 39216
Medical Center of Plano ANS
Medical Center of Plano ANS
3901 W 15th St
Plano, TX 75075
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    Dr. Okechuku's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
    • Anesthesiology

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
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    2 Sanctions

    • Unknown  (3/19/2015)
    • Action Taken: License Restricted
    • Summary: Okechuku, Theodore Emeka MD: License # 20921: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: The Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure has APPROVED the physician’s request for Continuance, with the understanding the physician is PROHIBITED from practice until such time as the matter is heard before the Board.
    • State: Mississippi
    • Violation of the Medical Practice Act  (10/24/2014)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Texas

    4 Board Actions

    • Disciplinary action in another state  (2/24/2015)
    • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
    • Summary: Okechuku, Theodore E MD: License # 036089700: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has sister state discipline in the State of Michigan. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s license in REFUSE TO RENEW status.
    • State: Illinois
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (11/17/2014)
    • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
    • Summary: Okechuku, Theodore Emeka MD: License # 036089700: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has sister state discipline in the State of Texas based on his failure to provide sufficient documentation of the rationale for the choice of prescriptions used to treat patients. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s license on REFUSE TO RENEW status.
    • State: Illinois
    • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (8/29/2014)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (8/29/2014)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Lagos, College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Meharry Med College
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Mc Ohio
    Complete in 1993

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Michigan
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Okechuku & Staff

    • English
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    1 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    University Of Mississippi ANS
    2500 N State St
    Jackson, MS 39216
    (601) 984-5900 (Office)
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    Medical Center of Plano ANS
    3901 W 15th St
    Plano, TX 75075
    (972) 596-6800 (Office)
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