Dr. Chijioke Ogbu, MD

Dr. Chijioke Ogbu, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
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Dr. Chijioke Ogbu, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Corpus Christi, TX. He is 45 years old.

614 Furman Ave

Corpus Christi, TX 78404

Contact Information

(361) 882-9278

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Kidney Failure
very high
more than 98% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Renal Failure-Like Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Tubular Acidosis
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Arteriogram
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Venography
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Vessel Imaging

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Nigeria / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Interfaith Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Interfaith Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Dundee / Faculty Of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing
    Other Education | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ogbu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ogbu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ogbu to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Ogbu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ogbu accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Hospitals where Dr. Ogbu has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Memorial
2606 Hospital Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
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CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Shoreline
600 Elizabeth St
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
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CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - South
5950 Saratoga Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78414
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Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area
7101 S. Padre Island Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
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Corpus Christi Medical Center - The Heart Hospital
7002 Williams Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
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