Dr. Jerome Nwokike, MD

Dr. Jerome Nwokike, MD

Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Jerome Nwokike, MD is an adult & adolescent psychiatry specialist in North Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Benin in 1989 and specializes in adult & adolescent psychiatry, pediatric psychiatry, and more.

5105 Camino Al Norte # 100

North Las Vegas, NV 89031

Contact Information

(702) 750-2438

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
very high
more than 99% of peers
Suicidal Ideation
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Nwokike'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nwokike "A passion for better medicine."

3  Specialties

  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Forensic Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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2  Procedures

  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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 Benin / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Benin
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nwokike has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nwokike's Reviews

1.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nwokike to family and friends
54 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
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  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nwokike's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Yall crazy, he is way better than my last psyc dr, he understands and listens, and gives me the meds i need, yall complaining about YOUR insurance, that isn't their fault, i have never had an issue with him, and yall complain about waiting, like really, have patience. But yeah, he is the best....
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This doctor is gentle and kind. He listens and offers an expertise that shows his experience is above the rest.
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Cannot even explain how bad this doctor is, especially if you have a adolescent. Even then, as an adult, you won't get prescriptions filled on time, they never answer the phone. The doctor barely says more than 10 words. Do not go to - mental health is too important.
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All comment left by others are 100% true. My son has been w/ him almost 21/2yrs. Finding a news Dr. Even w/ an appt. You stand a good 90% chance of waiting 2hrs. or more. When you do see him only interaction he has w/ child is saying hello how are you and my child has autism and doesn't even try to...more
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This has been an awful experience. Every 90 days i go in for med refills. Every 90 days the insurance company requests prior auth. The pharmacy sends requests to the office and i had to call no less than 15 times to get the office to say they would submit for prior auth. It is the office staff...more
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