Dr. Rita Oganwu, MD

Dr. Rita Oganwu, MD

Bariatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Rita Oganwu, MD is a bariatric medicine specialist in Flossmoor, IL. She graduated from University Of Nigeria / College Of Medicine and specializes in bariatric medicine, geriatric medicine, and more.Read her story

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

Dr. Oganwu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Oganwu "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."
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3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

18  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • 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
18 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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)

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...more
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She's rude, and late all the time! Avoid at all costs!
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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...more
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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,...more
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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...more
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