Dr. Emeka Eziri, MD

Dr. Emeka Eziri, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(12)
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Dr. Emeka Eziri, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Gastonia, NC. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

440 E Long Ave

Gastonia, NC 28054

Contact Information

(704) 867-8742

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

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Bronchitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eziri "Would help you breathe and sleep better"
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Angioedema
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Coma
  • Diabetes Ketones
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Hives
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lupus
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Papillomatosis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

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Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Biopsy
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Intubation
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • College Of Medical Sciences/University Of Calabar
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Calabar, College Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • North Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • North Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Robert F Wagner School Of Public Service, New York University
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, 2005
  • Fellow, American Institute of Health Care Quality, 2007
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Igbo
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eziri's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eziri to family and friends
3.6
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Eziri's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (3)

Conover, NC |
Extremely intelligent doctor and spot on with diagnosis. However, looks at his computer more than at you, the patient. When asked a direct question about how he would know if my CPAP was at the right setting for me, all he said was "you are compliant." Well, yes, I plan to be compliant but that...more
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Gastonia, NC |
The wait was over 3 hours each time I went. He had one nurse doing every thing. He needs to hire more help.so his patients do not have to wait hours.
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in Gastonia, NC |
The doctor ordered a sleep study eight years ago. He failed to check the bipap machine in the intervening years. He did not check on the status of the sleep apnea problem in the intervening
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Now Accepting New Patients
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Same Day
Next Day
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Dr. Eziri accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Care Security PPO
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina HMO
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
    Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
    HealthFirst HMO
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Fiserv
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Eziri has admitting privileges

Carolinas Medical Center - Lincoln
433 McAlister Rd
Lincolnton, NC 28092
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Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center
10030 Gilead Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
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CaroMont Health
2525 Court Dr
Gastonia, NC 28054
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