Dr. Chiedozie Nwagwu, MD

Dr. Chiedozie Nwagwu, MD

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Dr. Chiedozie Nwagwu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

26732 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 561

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Contact Information

(949) 364-1060

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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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 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 Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
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 21 years. He graduated from Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • New York Med College St Agnes
    Residency Hospital
  • 1997
    Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ
    Medical School
    1997

Dr. Nwagwu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nwagwu

4.6

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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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I am very confident having Dr. Nwagwu as my neurosurgeon. His professionalism is excellent and he is very compassionate. He takes time talking to me and my husband explaining everything we need to know and understand my condition. Definitely I will highly recommend to anyone who needs his service...Read More
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He is by far the best Dr ever! I would never consider going to another Dr. I saw the treatment he did with my father and it was exceptional. He knows what he is talking about and is in touch with his patient's needs. I can't speak highly enough about him. I would give him 100 stars if I could.
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Nwagwu to family and friends. I credit him for "saving my life"! He is also kind, has a great bedside manner and always explains everything to me so that I can understand them. He is an absolutely wonderful doctor. Unfortunately I am less impressed with his...Read More
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