Dr. Chukwuma Egwim, MD

Dr. Chukwuma Egwim, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Chukwuma Egwim, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

6410 Fannin St Ste 225

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • 3 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Cirrhosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Egwim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Egwim does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Egwim and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Egwim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Egwim to family and friends
2.4
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Egwim's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Newton |
This Dr does care about you as an Individual , I would refer every one to him
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in Houston, TX |
Staff is absolutely unacceptable - they will go days without responding to telephone calls, they are very hard to understand, give incorrect instructions,and make mistakes that you have to figure out. It is also impossible to talk to the doctor if you are not there for an appointment.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Egwim accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Egwim has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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