Dr. Vitalis Okechukwu, MD

Dr. Vitalis Okechukwu, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Vitalis Okechukwu, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Opelousas, LA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Lugansk St Med U in 1996 and specializes in infectious disease medicine.

1233 Wayne Gilmore Cir # 250

Opelousas, LA 70570

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Okechukwu

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Okechukwu's Experience

Dr. Okechukwu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.


  • Lugansk St Med U
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Brooklyn Hosp Ctr/Cornell U
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Brooklyn Hosp Ctr/Cornell U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • La St U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Okechukwu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Okechukwu does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Okechukwu and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Okechukwu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Okechukwu to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Okechukwu'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 (2)

I was thoroughly impressed with Dr. Okechukwu. He is extremely knowledgeable within his field. Dr. Okechukwu answered all my questions. I was treated with respect from the time I checked in until I checked out. His staff were extremely nice and helpful. Thank you Dr. Okechukwu for all that you have...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Dr Ok is a great doctor. But I wouldn't recommend him due to incompetent\unprofessional staff. They seem to never be prepared. They wait until day of appt to retrieve lab results. First few visits, I was triaged in a conference room sitting at a boardroom table to give my vitals which were written...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option10thumbs down icon option5
Flag this
Image of Dr. Okechukwu
Are you Dr. Okechukwu?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!