Dr. Ugonna Iroku, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 45
  
Dr. Iroku
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Gastroenterology East PA and Endoscopy Center

2210 Hemby Ln Greenville, NC 27834

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(252) 551-3000

Dr. Ugonna Iroku, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Greenville, NC. Dr. Iroku has more experience with Esophageal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Liver Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Iroku to book an appointment.


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Dr. Iroku accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Prism Blue Priority EPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Nausea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iroku treats Nausea more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Iroku treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Dysphagia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iroku treats Dysphagia more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Iroku treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iroku treats Esophageal Diseases more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Iroku treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 26 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iroku treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Iroku treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iroku treats Abdominal Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Iroku treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iroku treats Stomach Diseases more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Iroku treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Liver Disease

Liver disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the liver, such as hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis, through medications, lifestyle changes, or surgery.Compare with other Liver Disease specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iroku treats Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Iroku treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Liver Damage from Alcohol
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iroku treats Liver Damage from Alcohol more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Iroku treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Liver Biopsy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iroku performs Liver Biopsy more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Iroku performs this procedure more than 73% of their peers

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Dr. Iroku's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • 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
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Completely on the top!! Great care:) Thank you for ALL you do!!!
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Angela Tyer in Snow Hill, NC – May 01, 2018
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Very good bed side manner. Takes his time and gets to the root of the problem.
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Mar 16, 2018
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Great staff, doctor and nurses. I highly recommend this facility!!
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Jan 17, 2018
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My experience with Dr. Iroku and his staff has renewed my faith in medical care. He has been genuinely interested in making me feel better. He made me feel comfortable and listened to my concerns.
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LaShauna in Greenville, NC – Sep 13, 2017
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In 66 years, this has been one of the best and most professional practices I have ever encountered. Dr. Irkou and the entire staff are superb.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ugonna Iroku, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Greenville, NC. Dr. Iroku has more experience with Esophageal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Liver Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Vidant Medical...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2005
NY Presby Hosp Cornell
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

More Information

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  • Does Dr. Iroku offer an online patient portal?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Iroku offers an online patient portal

  • Does Dr. Iroku have free onsite parking?

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  • Does Dr. Iroku offer weekend visits?

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  • Does Dr. Iroku offer evening visits?

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Locations

Gastroenterology East PA and Endoscopy Center

Gastroenterology East PA and Endoscopy Center2210 Hemby Ln Greenville, NC 27834
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Vidant Medical Center

Greenville, NC

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)