Dr. Chima Nwaukwa, MD

Dr. Chima Nwaukwa, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Chima Nwaukwa, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Beaumont, TX. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

3070 College St Ste 202

Beaumont, TX 77701

Contact Information

(409) 832-6200

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Nwaukwa performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypertensive Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cardiomegaly
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cook Cty Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Luth Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Il
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nwaukwa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nwaukwa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nwaukwa to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Nwaukwa's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

TX |
The staff is excellent. The were very accommodating and answered all my questions. Dr. Nwaukwa was also excellent. He listened to me and explained everything so that I understood.
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Dr. Nwaukwa knew right away what my problem was and scheduled me for an Arteriogram right away. Everything went as planned. His assistants were very courteous and helpful, as were the medical staff at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Thank you.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nwaukwa accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Nwaukwa has admitting privileges

Baptist Beaumont Hospital
3080 College St
Beaumont, TX 77701
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CHRISTUS Hospital
2830 Calder St
Beaumont, TX 77702
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