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Chukwuma Egwim, MD

Dr. Egwim is a gastroenterologist in the Greater Houston area. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital and 5 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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673 doctors
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673 doctors
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336 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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344 doctors
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343 doctors
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171 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw more liver condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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132 doctors
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131 doctors
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65 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw more malnutrition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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86 doctors
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86 doctors
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43 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw more cirrhosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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37 doctors
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37 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw kidney cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw more hepatic encephalopathy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw liver cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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135 doctors
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135 doctors
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67 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw more gastritis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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149 doctors
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149 doctors
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74 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw more hepatitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw jaundice patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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102 doctors
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102 doctors
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51 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw benign polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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91 doctors
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90 doctors
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45 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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53 doctors
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52 doctors
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26 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw colon polyps patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw hepatitis B patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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101 doctors
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100 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw more hepatitis C patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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97 doctors
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98 doctors
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48 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw non-alcoholic liver disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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291 doctors
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292 doctors
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145 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw constipation patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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690 doctors
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690 doctors
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345 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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736 doctors
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736 doctors
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368 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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175 doctors
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175 doctors
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87 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw biliary tract disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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765 doctors
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765 doctors
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382 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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246 doctors
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246 doctors
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123 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw diarrhea patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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245 doctors
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245 doctors
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122 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw hemorrhage patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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366 doctors
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366 doctors
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183 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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376 doctors
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376 doctors
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188 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw acid reflux patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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507 doctors
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507 doctors
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253 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw anemia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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177 doctors
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176 doctors
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88 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw hernia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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50 doctors
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50 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw hiatal hernia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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107 doctors
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107 doctors
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53 doctors
Dr. Egwim saw hemorrhoid patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Egwim accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Colonoscopy (screening) $866 – 4,099
Upper endoscopy $1,397 – 4,111

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Egwim sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
6410 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
1,203 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese
Pearland Premier Surgery Center
2813 Smith Ranch Rd
Pearland, TX 77584
1,209 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1998

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Egwim is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Houston Methodist Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Baylor St Luke's Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Memorial Hermann Northwest
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Memorial Hermann TMC
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield