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Ratings for Dr. Chris N. Okonkwo

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Dr. Okonkwo and his staff have been there for my son since he was born, and I'm very grateful.

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flag | Submitted June 20, 2018

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Excellent doctor and really cares about your children. I have been taking my children to him since they were Babies and my oldest son is 23 his an excellent doctor and my children refuse to see anybody but him

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flag | Submitted December 28, 2017

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Horrible doctor does not respect patients or their parents! Poor understanding of basic medical protocols.

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flag | Submitted December 27, 2017

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My child has been going and see Chris Okonkwo for now 12 years. Not one problem with this place. I pay out of pocket prices are not bad.

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flag | Submitted October 16, 2017

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After starting this commenting thing, I realized that the reason I got the treatment I got was because I am white! Their staff told me that they were "ghetto" and if I didn't like it to go else where because they all are. Then the Dr. denied to see my child, when I asked why there was no answer given, but it is because I am white!

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flag | Submitted February 10, 2015

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He's always been a great doctor for my kids have stayed with them since I first moved to Ocala.

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flag | Submitted December 29, 2014

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I called the office at 330 to get a sick appointment due to my 1 year old being lethargic with a fever of 104.3 I was told to take him to mrmc. They diagnosed him with strep just by looking at him & prescribed amoxicillan. A week later he was getting worse instead of better & also started having diarrhea & vomiting. They gave me an appt for the next day where Dr Siddiqui prescribed him with Albuterol & a nebulizer as well as decided to change his antibiotic to cefdinir. The next day he broke out in a rash on his face that continually got worse. On thanksgiving day i called & on call told me to stop all meds & come in tomorrow at 1130. When he woke up fri he was covered from head to toe in red bumps similar to hives. I decided to not wait for my appt & rushed him to shands er where i was told he had a viral infection. When i brought him back yesterday 2 weeks after he first became sick due to excessive diarrhea & an awful diaper rash. I tried to explain what Shands told me & all Dr Okonkwo wanted to do was argue with me that they were wrong. Refused to look at my son and told me I needed to find a new pediatrician. Even tho he agreed Dr Siddiqui shouldn't have given him an antibiotic for a viral infection. I left in tears. Dr okonkwo has been my daughter s pediatrician for almost 7 years and my sons for a year i could not believe how rude & inconsiderate he was not to mention he could care less my son was sick & in pain. I am so disgusted with his bed side manner i will be reporting him to medicaid. If everyone on here that has had issues with him would do so as well we could be heard & make sure he his reported for his actions something can be done

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flag | Submitted December 4, 2014

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This by far is the worst dr you can bring your children to, they are very unprofessional and do not care about your childs well being.

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flag | Submitted December 1, 2014

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Very patient and kind, loves kids and greatly informative! Helped my child and prescribed a great medicine when my child was sick.

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flag | Submitted June 11, 2014

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Staff unprofessional. My daughter was improperly weighed, by 17 pounds! The nurse practitioner is rude yelled at us. She lied telling us the doctor would be in to see us and he was never in the building. I called Dr. Okonkwo to talk to him about my treatment. He laughed and to me to find another doctor that he had many other patients to take care of. I told him that was an awful thing to say and that my child should matter. He again laughed said have a good day and hung up on me! The wait times are ridiculous, to only receive service that is unprofessional. The nurse smacked her hands in front of my face and yelled that she was a nurse practitioner. I stepped back thinking she was going to hit my face. When I told doctor this he laughed. I said it wasn't funny he said alright and laughed more. Parents, find a doctor with class. He doesn't have any!

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flag | Submitted September 23, 2013

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Education

  • Univ Of Lagos, Coll Of Med, Lagos, Nigeria (Grad. 1987)

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