Dr. Theophilus Chukwueke Sr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
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Dr. Theophilus Chukwueke Sr, MD
Dr. Theophilus Chukwueke Sr, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Nederland, TX. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Chukwueke Sr is affiliated with CHRISTUS Hospital.

612 S Twin City Hwy

Nederland, TX 77627

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Dr. Theophilus Chukwueke Sr, MD

Dr. Theophilus Chukwueke Sr, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dry Eyes
more than 85% of peers
more than 79% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
more than 72% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Dr. Chukwueke Sr does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chukwueke Sr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chukwueke Sr to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Chukwueke Sr'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 (4)
Tickfaw, LA |
I was very nervous to bring my 3yr old son here after reading the reviews. The office could be updated and the girls in the front could have been a little more helpful. The doctors assistant Elizabeth was amazing and great with my son, she really put me at ease. Dr Chuck was also very good with my son and helpful. Besides the forever wait, I left there pleased.
in Port Authur |
I have never been so humiliated in my life my daughter who is 3 went to him on today and this one staff Courtney was rule then he came in with an attitude ikr who does that when your in position of authority so I told him that his staff was rude and so was him and that I'm sorry I came here so he then tell me if I'm rude u can take your child and walk out now and that was not the way to handle it u could have fixed the problem no he was so busy trying to discredit me as a person and mother
in Nederland tx |
Staff ladies are very nice, but the doctor is very rude,don't even look at you in the eyes while he's talking to you the funny part is that he's an eye doctor
Nederland, TX |
My initial impression after my first appointment is that Dr. Chukwueke exhibited abrasive and apathetic behaviors while performing routine procedures and providing commentary to me. I did not leave feeling comfortable with his assessments, nor will I seek his services again.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chukwueke Sr accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chukwueke Sr has admitting privileges

2830 Calder St
Beaumont, TX 77702
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