Dr. Chima Nwaukwa, MD

Dr. Chima Nwaukwa, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Chima Nwaukwa, MD is a cardiology specialist in Beaumont, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Nigeria, Faculty Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in cardiology.

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Nwaukwa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  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*

45  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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart 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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18  Procedures

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

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nwaukwa to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Nwaukwa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had and appointment for a stress test, I left my wallet in the car in which had my 30 dollar co pay. I asked the receptionist can I bring it to her after the test she said no, I asked to speak to the doctor she would not let me. I left without my test. I am quite sure he is unaware of this.
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I saw Dr. Nwaukwa at Baptist hospital and my second day there he diagnosed me with atrial fibrillation. I previously had gone to a local hospital twice, the first time I was admitted and the second I was released from the ER. It was never caught. Dr. Nwaukwa is very good. He and his nurse explained...more
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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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