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 Services

Related Practices

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Gastroenterology


  • 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
  • Gallstones
  • 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 &


HVA Medical Group Gastroenterology


1225 McBride Avenue Suite 200 Woodland Park, NJ 07424

Phone: 201-414-5732
Fax: 201-414-5733

HVA Medical Group Gastroenterology


22-02 Broadway Suite 301 Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Phone: 201-414-5732
Fax: 201-414-5733


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Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


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


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage


  • 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 BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Fidelis Care NJ

  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid Managed Care

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • 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
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)


  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Humana ChoicePOS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS 23
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SNP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare (Employer PPO Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana Medicare PPO 2023
  • Humana National Medicare HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National POS - Open Access Plus


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


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


  • Choice Care
  • 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

  • DVA


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

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


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

Wellcare NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care


  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage


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 &

Education & Degrees

MD: Howard University College of Medicine


Rutgers New Jersey Medical School


Rutgers New Jersey Medical School: Gastroenterology

Certifications & Distinctions

  • Gastroenterology (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)



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).