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Dr. Adanma Okwara at First Care Medical Clinic in North Carolina

Dr. Adanma Okwara is both a Physician and Administrator at First Care Medical Clinic. She earned her medical degree from the Medical University of the Americas in St. Kitts, Nevis in 2002. Upon successful completion of the Family Medicine Residency Program at the Mercer University School of Medicine, Dr. Okwara continued her education by earning a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. After relocating to North Carolina, she joined First Care Medical Clinic’s team of providers in 2011.

Dr. Okwara is board certified in family medicine through the American Association of Family Medicine. She is also certified as a Medical Review Officer through the American Association of Medical Review Officers. She is a member of the North Carolina Medical Society, Mecklenburg County Medical Society, and Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas. Dr. Okwara enjoys family medicine as it offers the opportunity to treat patients of all ages and to develop long term patient relationships.

Dr. Okwara is actively involved in community efforts. She is published in Diabetes Educator for her focus group findings in developing a church based diabetes prevention program with African Americans in Macon, Georgia. Dr. Okwara has completed research for diabetes prevention in the community, and cervical cancer in African women.

Dr. Okwara believes in developing lasting relationships with patients through strong communication, patient education, and compassionate care to help them establish and maintain exceptional healthcare.

Gender: Female
Additional Languages: None
Accepting New Patients: Yes

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