Dr. Vitalis Okechukwu, MD

Dr. Vitalis Okechukwu, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Vitalis Okechukwu, MD is an infectious disease medicine doctor who practices in Opelousas, LA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

1233 Wayne Gilmore Cir # 250

Opelousas, LA 70570

Contact Information

(337) 407-1955

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Okechukwu's Experience

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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
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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

Background Check

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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.

Education

  • 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

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Dr. Okechukwu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Okechukwu to family and friends
1.6
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Okechukwu's Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Lafayette, LA |
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
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Lafayette, LA |
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
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Okechukwu accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Okechukwu has admitting privileges

Abbeville General Hospital
118 N Hospital Dr
Abbeville, LA 70510
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Lafayette General Medical Center
1214 Coolidge Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
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Opelousas General Health System
539 E Prudhomme St
Opelousas, LA 70570
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Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
4801 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA 70508
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Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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St. Martin Hospital
210 Champagne Blvd
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
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University Hospital and Clinics
2390 W Congress St
Lafayette, LA 70506
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