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Luwanga Okoro

Dr. Okoro is a cardiologist in the Merrillville area. He is affiliated with St Catherine Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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1.3k doctors
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1.3k doctors
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624 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.2k doctors
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1.2k doctors
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594 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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847 doctors
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846 doctors
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423 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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492 doctors
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492 doctors
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245 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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525 doctors
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525 doctors
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262 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.4k doctors
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1.4k doctors
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678 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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494 doctors
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493 doctors
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246 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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564 doctors
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564 doctors
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281 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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128 doctors
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128 doctors
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63 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.0k doctors
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1.0k doctors
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504 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more lung condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.2k doctors
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1.2k doctors
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577 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.0k doctors
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1.0k doctors
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509 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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295 doctors
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296 doctors
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147 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more sepsis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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453 doctors
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454 doctors
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226 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more heart valve condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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776 doctors
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776 doctors
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388 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more high cholesterol patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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123 doctors
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123 doctors
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61 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more pulmonary hypertension patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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534 doctors
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533 doctors
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266 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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193 doctors
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193 doctors
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96 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw encephalopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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352 doctors
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352 doctors
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175 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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57 doctors
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56 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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190 doctors
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190 doctors
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94 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more cardiomyopathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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583 doctors
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583 doctors
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291 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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259 doctors
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260 doctors
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129 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw dehydration patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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440 doctors
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440 doctors
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219 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more shortness of breath patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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584 doctors
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583 doctors
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291 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw osteoarthritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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374 doctors
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374 doctors
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186 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more fainting patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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316 doctors
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316 doctors
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158 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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580 doctors
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581 doctors
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290 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw pneumonia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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791 doctors
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791 doctors
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395 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw more anxiety patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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643 doctors
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644 doctors
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321 doctors
Dr. Okoro saw arthritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Locations

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

Methodist Physicians Group-Cardiovascular Clinics
200 E 86th Pl
Merrillville, IN 46410
731 miles away
Hematology Oncology Associates
3229 Broadway
Gary, IN 46409
731 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1997
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1991

Hospital affiliations

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

  • St Catherine Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Methodist Hospitals
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • St Mary Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • The Methodist Hospitals
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • 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
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield