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Dr. Chiedozie Nwagwu, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 45

Dr. Nwagwu

Dr. Chiedozie Nwagwu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Nwagwu accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Shield of California
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nwagwu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nwagwu treats Brain Aneurysm more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nwagwu treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nwagwu treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nwagwu treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nwagwu treats Aneurysm more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Nwagwu treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm

Dr. Nwagwu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Chiedozie Nwagwu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

New York Med College St Agnes
Residency Hospital
1993
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
Medical School
1993

Awards

Dr. Nwagwu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nwagwu

4.6

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Very thorough, good explanations of procedures and outcomes. Friendly efficient staff
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Dr Wagu is an excellent compassionate professional extremely kind patient and humble. Surgeon He is an amazing Neurosurgeon not only is he a Stellarsurgeon but he cares so much for his patients and goes over and beyond. I am so blessed that he did my surgery and I got to meet such a doctor God...Read More
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Dr. Nwagwu is so comforting. He takes his time during visits and notes all the concerns that I have. He does not talk down to me. His knowledge and intelligence are quite obvious. I feel blessed to be in his care. His assistant has been wonderful to deal with too.
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I was lucky enough to have Dr. Nwagwu as my surgeon for brain aneurysm. He is an amazing person, compassionate and provided great care. He is calm, kind and was accommodating to my family, keeping them updated on my progress. He has great emotional intelligence and positive energy which kept me...Read More
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Dr Nwagu has great skills as well as a great bedside manner. He will spend time to answer your questions, and concerns. I had no side effects after the procedure. A year ago, I had a similar procedure with a doc at UCI, and the care Dr Nwagu and his team provided, was far superior than the UCI...Read More
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