Dr. Rita Oganwu, MD

Dr. Rita Oganwu, MD

Bariatric Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rita N. Oganwu is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and has been practicing medicine for over 25 years.. She is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. Her practice scope includes non-surgical weight management and metabolic medicine. Dr. Rita N. Oganwu offers a wide variety of cutting-edge treatments for all kinds of diseases including nagging symptoms associated with aging, menopause and andropause. Some of Dr. Oganwu's exciting anti-aging treatment options include bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, which safely and naturally restores the body's hormonal balance in order to eliminate the annoying symptoms of menopause, andropause, decreased libido. Homeopathic treatments, vitamins and herbal supplements are also available.

19550 Governors Hwy Ste 3500

Flossmoor, IL 60422

Contact Information

(708) 922-9170

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 7 More

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Dr. Oganwu's Experience

Dr. Oganwu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Bariatric Medicine
  • Board certified in Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Apnea


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Spirometry
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Nigeria / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oganwu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oganwu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oganwu to family and friends
based on 18 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Oganwu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Hazel Crest |
I initial visit with Dr. Oganwu was great she did a full panel of labs and determined a plan that i felt was effective for me. We discuss the use of natural herbs "homeopathic" for my illness.... she set forth a plan for me to follow, I did what i was told by doctor. The problem is her staff and her office manager Karen. I've had two of her employees to hang up the phone one me complaint to office mgr. Karen and she really didn't seem to care ...... doctor is aware of the unprofessional-ism
Calumet City, IL |
She's rude, and late all the time! Avoid at all costs!
Chicago, Il |
She's VERY rude and the wait time is beyond ridiculous! She got an attitude with me, because I was asking her questions and told me she wasn't going to continue to keep answering questions! Her arrogance is distasteful. When I left out of her exam room I guess the assistant saw the look on my face and she said, "She just takes getting used to!" Let's just say my first visit was my last! I would NEVER recommend her!!!
in Chicago IL |
I have to say my 1st visit was a good one. We talked, I voiced my concerns, she listened and layed out she suggestions. During my visit, I had assessed enough to determine that she was a keeper. I was willing to give her a try. Hadn't had a full physical in 2 yrs she did a full panel of lab work, results came back and her practice is to schedule you back in to the office to review the results in person before she provide a copy of the report to you. Like this practice. I have no complaints
in Chicago, IL |
Not enough room to leave full scope of visit. I had a follow up visit with Dr. OGANWU.. I signed in and asked a question about a bill that I received due to the fact that Dr. Oganwu did not bill the insurance for a wellnes visit..i was told she couldn't/wouldnt make the correction to the bill & i would have to pay this bill. I had an appt with her was told she refused to see me.... i never received the results from the test she billed my insurance for. Unethical billing practice unprofessional
Homewood, IL |
Dr Oganwu will run Unnecessary test to jack up your bill? Office visits for preventive care is covered at 100%. If the Dr. Feels you need additional services you should be informed that this may not be a covered service. When my insurance questioned her about the diagnosis code and why it wasn?t coded as prevented, she lied and said I came in with a cold and she need to run a Spirometry, to make sure my lungs was clear! I did not have a cold. Then she said it?s not her job to discuss money!
in Matteson, IL |
Been seeing Dr Oganwu 2 years & I am in disbelief how I was treated at my last visit. My accumulated outstanding bal was $150.The Off Mgr wouldn't allow me to be seen unless I paid $50. I only had $25 but the OM wouldn't accept it. I tried to work out a pay plan. I found that I had been charged 2x on many visits b/c the dr spent over 30 min but was never informed. The dr refused to see me & I left in tears. The week b4 I had a lung collapse but they didn't care. Sadly I won't return there.
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Dr. Oganwu accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Platinum PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Oganwu has admitting privileges

Advocate South Suburban Hospital
17800 Kedzie Ave
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
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Ingalls Memorial Hospital
1 Ingalls Dr
Harvey, IL 60426
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