Dr. Chukwumere Nwogu, MD

Dr. Chukwumere Nwogu, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Chukwumere Nwogu, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Nigeria in 1987 and specializes in cardiac surgery and general surgery.

ELM AND CARLTON ST

Buffalo, NY 14263

Contact Information

(716) 845-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Surgery
high
more than 87% of peers
Lung Cancer
high
more than 83% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Nwogu'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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35  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 1987
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Flushing Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Mass Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nwogu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nwogu's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nwogu to family and friends
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Dr. Nwogu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
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