Dr. Ikechukwu Okorie, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Dr. Ikechukwu Okorie, MD
Dr. Ikechukwu Okorie, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Hattiesburg, MS. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Okorie is affiliated with Forrest General Hospital.

908 W Pine St

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Contact Information

(601) 544-7012

Dr. Ikechukwu Okorie, MD

Dr. Ikechukwu Okorie, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Okorie's Experience

Dr. Okorie's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sleep Apnea


  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Joint Injection
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Spirometry
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • X-Ray

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

1 Sanction
  • Unknown (11/12/2015)
    Action Taken: License Restricted
    Summary: Okorie, Ikechukwu Hyginus MD: License # 19875: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: The Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure ordered certain TERMS, RESTRICTIONS and CONDITIONS placed on the physician's license.
    State: Mississippi
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Drexel Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Saint Elizabeth Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Saint Elizabeth Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Okorie has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Okorie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Igbo

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Dr. Okorie's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Okorie to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Okorie's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Ceske Budejovice, JC |
I had to wait for over four hours which is not possible for most people including me.
in Hattiesburg, MS |
Very inconsiderate dr. No compassion. He couldn't care less if you're in pain or not. Didn't explain my care to me, asked inappropriate questions in front of children (he could've asked another way!), ran unnecessary testing & had me pee in a cup twice because they didn't do all the tests the first time, but then didn't do a culture which is what I needed to have done to see what bacteria was present & then he prescribed a drug that he didn't know for sure if my infection was susceptible to.
in Hattiesburg, MS |
They never follow through with what they are supposed to do. No one remembers you. On the fourth visit they are still asking if they have your medical records. My husband had to go days without his diabetes and nerve medication because no-one would call it in to the pharmacy, even with us calling daily. Find another doctor!
in Hattiesburg ms |
I waited everything I went hours those stars are simply a lie. His bedside manners were horrible , just rude . I i low thyroid and have issues with weight I excercise and watch what I eat , he refused after numerous attempts to lead back to subject to discuss with me . I have numerous health issues and had to take off for surgery this year he wanted to know why I was applying for disability . They lost test . They were rude on phone .
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Dr. Okorie accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Okorie has admitting privileges

Forrest General Hospital
6051 U S Highway 49
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
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