Dr. Bruce Izeokhai Ovbiagele MD Neurologist

Dr. Bruce Ovbiagele is a neurologist in Charleston, South Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina and Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Lagos College of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Ovbiagele accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 30 doctors at MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina and one of 29 at Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Vascular

Clinical Interests: Stroke, Health Status Disparities, Myocardial Infarction, Risk Factors, Coronary Disease, Double-Blind Method, HIV Seropositivity, Homocysteine, Length of Stay, Prognosis

Education & Medical Training

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science
Residency, Internal Medicine/Psychiatry, 1996 - 1998

University of California at Irvine
Residency, Neurology, 1998 - 2001

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Vascular Neurology, 2001 - 2002

University of Lagos College of Medicine
Class of 1991

Presidential Hospital
Other Training, 1993 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

Certifying Commission in Medical Management
Certified 3 years in Medical Management

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Vascular Neurology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

SC State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Effect of CKD on Stroke Risk and Outcomes
2013 11 9

Spring 2013 Neuroscience Symposium
2013 4 11

Evaluation of Cryptogenic Stroke With Advanced Diagnostic Techniques.
Bang, O. Y.,Ovbiagele, B.,Kim, J. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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