Dr. Ndudi Oparaeche, MD

Dr. Ndudi Oparaeche, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ndudi Oparaeche, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Englewood, CO and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Jos in 1992 and specializes in rheumatology.

South Denver Rheumatology

9570 S Kingston Ct Ste 220

Englewood, CO 80112
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Accepted insurance

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

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more than 86% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 85% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 81% of peers

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  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of Jos
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Nigeria Army Base Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne State University - Detroit
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oparaeche has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oparaeche's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oparaeche to family and friends
based on 28 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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Dr. Oparaeche's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Aurora, CO
He did not really listen to what I had to say and seemed to jump to a conclusion as to what was wrong with me without listening to me. He was condescending and made me feel like I was wasting his time. I would not recommend him.
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in Littleton, CO
Dr Opaereche is an amazing doctor! He's helped me figure out what is going on with me so I can have less sick days and more days living life. He also gives the best most painless cortisone injections I have EVER had(been getting them done for over 30yrs) in my joints. Fabulous doctor and easy on...more
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in denver, co
I left the office in tears out of frustration. My frustration turned to irritation when he went back and forth between RA and Fibromyalgia. This doctor said my joints weren't swollen when they were.. After reading the posted reviews, it sounds like this doctor dismisses pain and doesn't take...more
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in Denver, CO
He did not take my concerns seriously. He did answer my questions. My new rheumatologist listens to me, unlike Dr Oparaeche.
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in Aurora
I could not believe the experience I had. Despite presenting with swollen, boggy joints, Dr. Oparaeche was dead set on a fibromyalgia diagnosis, and when my tender points were not tender, he pressed so hard that I had thumbprint bruises. His advice to treat my condition was to "look up fibromyalgia...more
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