Dr. Chinedum Olisemeka, DO

Dr. Chinedum Olisemeka, DO

Emergency Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Chinedum Olisemeka, DO is an emergency medicine specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences in 2002 and specializes in emergency medicine.Read his story

15215 Shady Grove Rd Ste 100

Rockville, MD 20850

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  • Alliance Health Care
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Caremark Pharmacy
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
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Dr. Olisemeka's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Emergency Medicine
  • Board certified in Emergency Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Olisemeka's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Olisemeka "Dr. Chinedum Olisemeka decided to focus on providing urgent care services after becoming a board-certified emergency medicine physician. He has a strong background in emergency medicine, having completed an emergency medicine residency at Texas A&M Health System. Dr. Olisemeka is committed to providing high-quality care to patients of all ages at Physicians Now.Educational Background Dr. Olisemeka studied management information systems and computer science at the State University of New York in Old Westbury before attending California State University San Bernardino, where he received a bachelor of arts degree in 1997. Olisemeka received a master's degree in science in May 2001 and a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree in 2002. After graduating from Western University of Health Sciences (WUHS) College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, he completed his emergency medicine residency at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas. Professional Experience During his residency, Dr. Olisemeka worked for Southwest Medical Associates, Emergency Staffing Solutions, EmCare, King's Daughter's Hospital, East Texas Medical Center, and Georgetown Hospital. After graduating from medical school, he served as a contract emergency medicine physician for the Medical Center of Lewisville, Presbyterian Hospital of Denton, Frederick Memorial Hospital, and Washington County Hospital. He started Physicians Now to serve people in Rockville, Maryland, and surrounding areas. Professional and Academic Achievement In addition to his certification as an emergency medicine physician, Dr. Olisemeka is also certified as an instructor for advanced cardiac life support, basic life support, advanced trauma life support, and pediatric advanced life support. He was awarded the Dr. V. Gladys Shutt Memorial Award in 2000 and appeared in the 2001 edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges." Dr. Olisemeka served as a teaching assistant and undergraduate teaching fellow at WUHS. He was also a differential diagnosis facilitator for first- and second-year medical students from 1999 to 2001."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Olisemeka "Dr. Olisemeka is dedicated to helping the members of his communty.  He served as a volunteer at Riverside Regional County Hospital, Pomona Coalition Health Action Team, and Montclair Community Clinic from 1996 through 1999. He was also the associate EMS medical director for the Belton EMS/fire department in Belton, Texas. Dr. Olisemeka started Physicians Now so Rockville residents would not have to spend hours in crowded emergency rooms to get the treatment they need for infections, asthma attacks, broken bones, animal bites, and other acute illnesses and injuries. Dr. Olisemeka is also committed to ensuring Rockville residents have access to the services they need to manage chronic medical conditions."

1  Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Emergency Medicine*

24  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Laceration Repair
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Scott and White Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olisemeka's Reviews

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21 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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Dr. Olisemeka's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Olisemeka Says:

Just a couple of our patient testimonials:

Carina S.

Recently I needed to be seen and couldn't get in with my primary care doctor googled this place up and found it convenient to my work hours. Check in process was quick and easy. Staff is very friendly and caring. Will return in the future.

Wendy A.

We just tried an urgent care for the first time. They treated my son a few times over the


Patient Comments (1)

I received excellent services from all the staff during my visit with Dr O, who provided a comprehensive exam illustrating superb listening skills to tailor my treatment with both dignity and respect. I was in tremendous pain, and Dr. O, tailored my treatment based on my recent and past medical...more
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