Dr. Okezika Okereke MD

  • Thoracic Surgery Brownsville, TX

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About

Dr. Okezika Okereke, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Brownsville, TX, with another office in San Benito, TX. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Okereke is affiliated with Foundation Surgical Hospital of Houston. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Okezika Okereke has the following 1 specialty.

Thoracic Surgery

If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.

Locations & Directions

Okezika John Okereke MD

110 Uptown Ave
Brownsville, TX 78520

Okezika John Okereke MD

1000 N Dick Dowling St
San Benito, TX 78586

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