Dr. Ndudi Oparaeche, MD

Dr. Ndudi Oparaeche, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ndudi Oparaeche, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lone Tree, CO and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in rheumatology.

South Denver Rheumatology

10099 Ridgegate Pkwy Ste 365

Lone Tree, CO 80124
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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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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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • 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

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29 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. Oparaeche's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

He has been my rheumatologist for over a year. He is patient, checks symptoms thoroughly, listens and explains the next steps. He does appropriate lab work without being excessive in the frequency and number of lab draws. He takes the time to answer all my questions politely. My prior...more
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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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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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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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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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