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Dr. Victor Nwakakwa, MD

Gastroenterology*
2.8 (17)
Map Pin Small Lakeland, FL
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Victor Nwakakwa, MD

Dr. Victor Nwakakwa, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Lakeland, FL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 41 years of experience. They graduated from University of Ibadan and is affiliated with Bartow Regional Medical Center and Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Dr. Nwakakwa, completed a residency at Allegheny University Hosps|Georgetown University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Nwakakwa an average 2.8 star rating.

Dr. Nwakakwa works at Watson Clinic LLP in Lakeland, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Hemorrhoids and Gastritis 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. Nwakakwa's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Watson Clinic Main
    1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (863) 680-7000
    Monday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Watson Clinic Main
    1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (863) 680-7190
    Tuesday
    06:30 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Bartow Regional Medical Center
  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center

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Treatment frequency



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Hemorrhoids
Duodenal Polypectomy
Gastritis
Barrett's Esophagus
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Chronic Gastritis
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Dysphagia
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Colorectal Polyp
Diarrhea
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Esophagitis
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Reflux Esophagitis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Ascites
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Cirrhosis
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Varices
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Pancreatitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Vomiting Disorders
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic Gastritis
Alcoholic Hepatitis
All Types of Food Poisoning
Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Cirrhosis
Celiac Disease
Cholangitis
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Cyclical Vomiting
Cystic Fibrosis
Duodenal Cancer
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Gastritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Abscess
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Pouchitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Spleen Cyst
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    2.8
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    Based on 17 ratings
    Patient Ratings (17)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (7)
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    About Dr. Victor Nwakakwa, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1942262647
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Allegheny University Hosps|Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Ibadan
    Medical Education

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

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    Dr. Nwakakwa works at Watson Clinic LLP in Lakeland, FL. View the full address on Dr. Nwakakwa’s profile.

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

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Nwakakwa. The overall rating for this provider is 2.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nwakakwa.

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