Dr. Nnenna Okpara, MD

Dr. Nnenna Okpara, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Nnenna Okpara, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2002 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

100 Dudley St Fl 3

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 453-7953

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Constipation
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Okpara'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.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

67  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Ny Presby Hospital Columbia University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Brown University; Ri Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Okpara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Okpara's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Okpara to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Okpara's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Okpara showed limited knowledge of the issues I was dealing with. She is not up to date on the latest research on issues like small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, candida overgrowth, et cetera. It seems like she relies exclusively on what she learned in med school, regardless of the fact that...more
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My office visit and subsequent colonoscopy with Dr. Okpara left me with a most positive impression of her and the W & I practice. Everyone whom I encountered--the receptionist/appt. confirmer, procedure reviewer, nurses, and physician--were thoughtful, respectful, and completely focused on my...more
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Very straightforward, but I felt rushed and like I was not deemed as important when she decided I did not have a serious, chronic condition. I was handed some printouts, told to take some Metamucil and sent on my way. I feel like she didn't really hear me and only wanted me to answer her specific...more
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