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Chidinma C. Nwakanma, MD

Chidinma C. Nwakanma, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Dr. Nwakanma is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine, 2017

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

: Ross University School of Medicine
Medical School: Northeastern Ohio University - College of Medicine
Residency: SUNY at Stony Brook Medical Center

Memberships

American College of Emergency Physicians, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Nwakanma is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Chidinma C Nwakanma: Extubation in the Emergency Department and Resuscitative Unit Setting Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America : 2019.

Chidinma Nwakanma: Resuscitation Crisis Manual, Pacemaker Chapter Leeuwin Press : 2018.

Nwakanma C: Society of Critical Care Medicine Critical eConnections : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce Street
Ground Ravdin Building

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6698
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)