Nnenna Chinyere Okpara , MD

Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

(401) 453-7953

Center For Womens Gastrointestinal Health
100 Dudley St Fl 3
Providence, RI 02905

Overview

Nnenna C. Okpara, MD is a gastroenterologist at Women & Infants’ Center for Women’s Gastrointestinal Health. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston and went on to earn her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. She completed her internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, and her gastroenterology fellowship at the Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital program. Dr. Okpara is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. She sees patients with a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders at the Center's Providence and Woonsocket offices. Her clinical interests include colorectal cancer screening, gastrointestinal disease in pregnancy, and management of functional bowel disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome and constipation. She actively engages in research studying the biology of colon polyps and cancer in women, and participates in numerous community-based programs aimed at improving colorectal cancer screening in women and minorities.

Gender: Female

Years in Practice: 18 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Columbia University College Of Physicians & Surgeons

Graduation Date: in 2002

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Rhode Island Hospital
  • Women & Infants Hospital

Specialties: Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • BCBS RI HealthMate Coast to Coast
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
  • Tufts PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Okpara's Office Information

Center For Womens Gastrointestinal Health
100 Dudley St Fl 3
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 453-7953

Fax: (401) 145-3779
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Okpara's Other Office Information

Women & Infants Hospital
101 Dudley St
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 274-1100

Fax:(401) 145-3768
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

Woman And Infants Hospital Of Rhode Island
101 Dudley St
Providence, RI 02905

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A