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 10 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)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Okpara's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okpara treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Okpara treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okpara treats Constipation more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Okpara treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okpara treats Abdominal Disorders more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Okpara treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Okpara's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Manometry
Nausea
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nnenna Okpara, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2002 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Okpara's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Okpara

3.6

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
61.53846153846154%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
30.76923076923077%
(4)

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Dr. Okpara's Performance
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI