Dr. Ugochukwu C Nzeako MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Ugochukwu Nzeako is a gastroenterologist in Lakeland, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lakeland Regional Medical Center and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. He is one of 13 doctors at Lakeland Regional Medical Center and one of 22 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Lakeland Regional Medical Center

Sarasota Memorial Hospital
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Connecticut
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1998

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1999 - 2002

University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Many faces of angioedema: focus on the diagnosis and management of abdominal manifestations of hereditary angioedema.
Nzeako, U. C., Longhurst, H. J.

Octreotide therapy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
Slijkhuis, W. A.,Stadheim, L.,Hassoun, Z. M.,Nzeako, U. C.,Kremers, W. K.,Talwalkar, J. A.,Gores, G. J.

Angioedema. Pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and treatment.
Frigas, E., Nzeako, U.C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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