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Dr. Nnaemeka Onwuta, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 63

  
Dr. Onwuta

Advocate Medical Group

27750 W Il Route 22 Ste 22 Barrington, IL 60010
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Dr. Nnaemeka Onwuta, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Barrington, IL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine.


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3.2

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this doctor does not understand pain. apparently you only need a stronger pain killer if you hurt your back. you must be an addict if you do not have a back problem. stay away from this quack. if you have any pain that is not back related you are in trouble with this quack.
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This is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. He does not talk down to you and listens to your concerns. Very personable, very easy to get along with. I would recommend Dr. Onwuta to anyone with pain management issues.
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I've been dealing with pain for 6+years and have had different doctors over that time. Dr. Onwuta is great. He listens to me, takes his time to adress my concerns and makes sure I am satisfied and need anything else before I leave my appointment. While you do have to schedule your appointments out a month, I have had a few times where I had to get in right away for refills and the staff was able to help. I 100% recommend Dr. Onwuta.
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Dr Onwuta and staff abandoned me after 5 years of being his patient and paying out of pocket. I needed to address my mental health and needed to get off of opioids before entering 28 day inpatient facility for depression. He refused to help me his staff was beyond cruel to me telling me he's triple booked everyday and I couldn't get in for a month to see him. Even after I explained my serious situation. I'm heartbroken over this he doesn't care about his patients well being and doesn't listen
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Been seeing him for years because I can't find another Doctor. Dr. Onwuta always makes me wait and then I feel he isn't listening or believing me. He hasn't helped me one bit.
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Dr Onwuta is an exceptional pain doctor! He strives to find the root cause of the pain and address it from there. I would highly recommend them to all family and friends
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Biography

Dr. Nnaemeka Onwuta, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Barrington, IL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

1996
Cook Co Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Loyola University
Residency Hospital
1992
West Penn Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Medical School

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(847) 381-5800

Dr. Onwuta accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Onwuta treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Onwuta treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Spondylitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Onwuta treats Spondylitis more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Onwuta treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Onwuta treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Onwuta treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Pain Management

Pain management specialists diagnose and treat pain and pain-related conditions through procedures including medication, electrical stimulation, physical therapy, and alternative therapies such as acupuncture.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Onwuta treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Onwuta treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Onwuta treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Onwuta treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Onwuta treats Chronic Pain more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Onwuta treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Check Dr. Onwuta's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Onwuta's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain