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Dr. Chukwuma Apakama, MD

General Surgery*
4.3 (7)
Map Pin Small Plano, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Chukwuma Apakama, MD

Dr. Chukwuma Apakama, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Plano, TX. They graduated from University Lagos and is affiliated with Medical City Plano, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and Texas Health Hospital Mansfield. Patients rated Dr. Apakama an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Apakama works at Practice in Plano, TX with other offices in Mansfield, TX and Saint Louis, MO. They frequently treat conditions like Obesity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Apakama's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Southwest Foot Care and Associates
    7711 San Jacinto Pl Ste 200, Plano, TX 75024 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (214) 440-1245
    Monday
    08:30 - 12:45
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:30
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:30
    Thursday
    13:45 - 17:30
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:30
    Saturday
    08:30 - 12:30
  2. 2
    Texas Health Hospital Mansfield
    2300 Lone Star Rd, Mansfield, TX 76063 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (214) 440-1245
  3. 3
    Washington University
    660 S Euclid Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (314) 362-5298
  4. 4
    Office
    2302 Lone Star Rd Ste 160, Mansfield, TX 76063 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (682) 224-3748
    Monday
    01:45 - 17:30

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Medical City Plano
  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital
  • Texas Health Hospital Mansfield

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Obesity
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Gallstones
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Abdominal Pain
Appendicitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Umbilical Hernia
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Liver Biopsy
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Acute Bowel Infarction
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anorectal Abscess
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Breast Cancer
Burn Injuries
Cholelithiasis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Duodenal Ulcer
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia with Gangrene
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Pleural Effusion
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Second-Degree Burns
Small Intestine Infarction
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Stenosis
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Weight Loss
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Colectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrectomy
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemigastrectomy
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vein Treatment
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    4.3
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    Based on 7 ratings
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    About Dr. Chukwuma Apakama, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Igbo and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1154642478
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Harlem Hospital Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Lagos
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Chukwuma Apakama, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Apakama is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Apakama has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Apakama has seen patients for Obesity, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Apakama on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Apakama. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Apakama.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Apakama, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Apakama appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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