Dr. Benedict Okwara, MD

Dr. Benedict Okwara, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Benedict Okwara, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Albemarle, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from St George's University in 1984 and specializes in internal medicine.

1426 E Main St

Albemarle, NC 28001

Contact Information

(704) 982-0950

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Okwara's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Okwara does not have any board certifications listed.

127  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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

2 Board Actions
  • Failure to make a correct diagnosis (9/7/2016)
    Action Taken: Non-disciplinary Action
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Carolina
  • Non-Disciplinary Action (11/12/2013)
    Action Taken: Letter of Concern
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Carolina


  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Meth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Benedict Okwara, MD
hi my name is Tina Holmes Ross I've beenDr. Okwara patient for almost 10 years and he's a professional doctor diagnoses always on point and very professional and I love to come here to First Care Medical thanks
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Dr orwara in Charlotte north Carolina – Dec 15, 2016
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Dr. Okwara is a great doctor. My family has gone to First Care for over 20 years. Every doctor there has been professional and knowledgable.
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Monroe, NC – Jan 28, 2016
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