Nneoma Okoronkwo, MD

Nneoma Okoronkwo, MD

  • Gastroenterology

Excellence in patient care is my goal. It is my mission to ensure that patients and their families get the best quality of care and every interaction with them is a memorable experience that leads to a better health.

Related Practices

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Cancer Screening
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Prevention/Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Fecal Microbiota Transplant
  • Feeding Tube (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy; PEG) Placement
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hemorrhoid Ligation

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Gall Stones
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • HVA Medical Group Gastroenterology

    22-18 Broadway Suite 104 Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

    Main: 201-414-5732
    Fax: 201-414-5733

  • HVA Medical Group Gastroenterology

    2 Brighton Road Clifton, NJ 07012

    Main: 201-414-5732
    Fax: 201-414-5733

  • HVA Medical Group Gastroenterology

    637 Route 23 South Suite 100 Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

    Main: 201-414-5732
    Fax: 201-414-5733

  • HVA Medical Group Gastroenterology

    70 Hilltop Road Suite 3001 Ramsey, NJ 07446

    Main: 201-414-5732
    Fax: 201-414-5733

    Monday
    1:30 PM
    -
    3:30 PM

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

Amerigroup

  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • CHAMPVA
  • DVA

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About

About Nneoma Okoronkwo

Dr. Okoronkwo, part of HVA Medical Group, is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. Her clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal cancer prevention and screening, colon and rectal cancer, liver cancer, and preventative health. She received her MD from Howard University College of Medicine. She did an internal medicine residency, during which served as chief resident, as well as a gastroenterology fellowship, at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Okoronkwo is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Professional Memberships

American College of Gastroenterology

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

American Gastroenterological Association

Global Health and Community Health Activities

Participated in medical missions in Dominican Republic and Uganda

A member of the Africa Network for Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, a group of gastroenterologists working to improve care in Africa

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: Howard University College of Medicine

Residency

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Fellowship

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Publications

Publications

Okoronkwo N., Wang, Y., Pitchumoni C., et al. Improved outcomes following Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) diagnosis in patient screened for HCC in large academic liver center verses patients identified in the community. J Clin Transl Hepatol. 2017 Mar 28; 5(1): 31-34.

Pavan Patel, Nneoma Okoronkwo, Nikolaos T. Pyrsopoulos. Future Approaches and Therapeutic Modalities for Acute Liver Failure. Clinics in Liver Disease 2018; 22(2): 419.

Okoronkwo, N., Ghavimi S., Chokshi R., et al. Gastric calcifying fibrous tumor mimicking GI stromal tumor. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Sep;88(3):556-558.Bodek D., Okoronkwo N., Patel P., et al. Disparities in Liver Transplantation Between Ethnic Groups with Hepatocellular Carcinoma from 2007 to 2014. Gastroenterology. Apr 2018. 564. 154. S-1099.

Okoronkwo N., Churrango G., Weizheng W.. Multiple duodenal diverticula: a rare cause of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding and hemodynamic instability. Journal of Medical Cases. 6.10 (2015): 444-446.

Okoronkwo N., Bodek D., Patel P., et al (2018). Demographic and Mortality Trends in Hospital Admissions for Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC). Gastroenterology. Apr 2018. Tu1523. 154. S-951.

Okoronkwo N., Wang F., Di Luozzo G. “Ascending and Aortic Arch Thrombus: Cause of Myocardial Infarction and Lower Extremity Ischemia”. J Med Cases. 2015;6(4):155-157.

Tieu A., Okoronkwo N. et al. “Nativity, Obesity, and the Prevalence of Colorectal Neoplasia”. Gastroenterology, Vol. 142, Issue 5; S-312.Ying T., Okoronkwo N. et al. Comparison of predictors of survival in colon and rectal cancer patients. J Clin Oncol 31, 2013 (suppl; abstract e14681).

Patel N., Okoronkwo N. et al. Comparison of survival predictors in colorectal cancer patients of different races. J Clin Oncol 31, 2013 (suppl; abstract e14661).