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Dr. Ngozi Ruth Agwuna, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician

Professional statement

Dr. Ngozi Ruth Agwuna is a caring and reliable pediatrician based in Ellicott City, MD. Dr. Agwuna earned her degree in medicine from the Medical University 'Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov' Varna Faculty of Medicine. She then moved to the United States to complete her internship and also residency in pediatrics at Howard University Hospital. She also completed her internship at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital.   Dr. Agwuna runs her own practice. She is affiliated with MedStar Harbor Hospital. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society, and the Maryland Association of Nigerian Physicians. Because Dr. Agwuna is bilingual in English and Bulgarian, patients from a variety of backgrounds enjoy having her as their physician.   Dr. Agwuna is devoted to ensuring the longevity of her patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. She takes her time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all her patients.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Pediatrician

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • MedStar Harbor Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Education and training

  • Medical School - Medical University 'Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov' Varna Faculty of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Howard University Hospital, Residency in Pediatrics
  • Howard University Hospital (Internship)
  • University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (Internship)

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society
  • Maryland Association of Nigerian Physicians

Awards and publications

  • Humanitarian & Culture Award, Shades of Ebony Kuture, Inc.
  • Physician Recognition Award, TAAF Foundation
  • Physician Recognition Award, Maryland Association of Nigerian Physicians
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Lung Association of Maryland
  • West African Women Leadership Gold Award

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Bulgarian

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1033102348

Office locations

Ruth N. Agwuna, M.D., F.A.A.P.

5084 Dorsey Hall Dr., Suite 104

Ellicott City, MD 21042

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They were very nice and they really cared but they are just now upgrading to new things and new hires so they're a little unorganized .
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I wrote a review before. I didn't get a response. This is terrible
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Dr. Ruth is great. Her staff on the other hand I cant say the same. Everytime we come here we are waiting to be seen past a hour its ridiculous. My baby went for a 6. Month check up and theygot a needle stuck in her thigh I was very furious. It took almost a month for it to heal. I scheduled her 9 month check up and guess what my husband and I had to walk out because we were there forever in a day. Never ever will I send anyone I know to that location.
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I did Not like this doctor! First the wait was ridiculous, then whenever we had concerns about ours kids she just come up with something to shoot our concern down and not provide us with any actual information to show usthere was nothing wrong. Then we switch doctors and apparently they needed to call me 10 times to ask why we were leaving, then dragged their feet to email MY kids medical records to the new doctor when I had filled out all the forms and called and everything took almost a year for them to finally send their records over . SO GLAD i switched! Oh and then I recently had to call my doctor after hours and got sent to the doctor on call at the hospital and guess what! It was Aqwuna! And she never even called me back when I left the nurse my first and last name and phone number and the nurse even said "stay by the phone she'll call you back within 5 minutes" after my 6 year old had a seizure for the first time and never got a call back. VERY glad I left!
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She was professional. She was kind and listened. They had an issue with locating files I had already filled out prior to the appointment. It is not a serious issue but it was a minor inconvenience trying to retrieve all the information I had readily available in my home.
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My daughter got upset in the office on Monday, said that the physician was to personal with her opinions far as whats going on with my daughter . before her appt I called the office earlier to explain my concern beforeshe arrives with grandmother. I had no problems in the past with Dr. Agwuna,but after hearing what happened I don't feel that she is capable with handling a child with questionable mental issue.
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The staff was friendly and understanding! Other than the wait time which I believe was a scheduling issues with this app and the office
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She is very professional and kind at the same time. She took her time to examine and listen to our concerns . Her staff at the front desk are very friendly and always have a smile on. I'll highly recommend them
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Quick service with evert question answer promtly and with a smile. Thanks
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Great!
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Very knowledgeable Doctor and felt very comfortable with my kids seeing her
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Doctor Ruth was very nice took her time to address each problem that my daughter had and made her feel at ease.
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Great first visit, got some questions answered.
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Dr. Agwuna is very courteous, family oriented and professional. Her office staff are also very experienced and friendly. I would highly recommend Dr. Agwuna' to every family who have infant to 16-years old children.
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Everyone was very professional and kind. My kids loved the staff and the doctor. They treated us like family and my kids were always smiling even after my one year old son received his shots. My two year old who wasjust observing said she wanted shots. I have never felt so comfortable with taking my children to a pediatrician before. My family have went through a couple pediatricians and we have now found the perfect one. Thank you to all the staff for making this visit such a pleasurable experience.
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Very child friendly my daughter was very comfortable with her ,myself & her father as well
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She and her staff were very nice and speedy with the appointment. Definitely going back.
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Like Dr Agwuna!
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This is one of the best doctor's in this area. We've taken our children to many and were not pleased. Dr. Agwuna was very thorough and pleasant - she took her time to carefully check our 3 year old, and addressedall of our concerns. We're going to transfer both of our children to Dr. Agwuna as the new family Pediatrician!
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First couple of times the wait time wasnt a issue. Last 2 times they gotten much longer 50+ mins
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Dr Agwuna is a loving professional Doctor. She even called me twice that evening to check on my daughter. Not many doctors do that anymore. We love Dr. Agwuna and her staff!
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Love everything about her!
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She is a wonderful doctor and offered some great advice. She works really well with kids and talks to them in a manner they can understand. I will certainly be coming back!
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It is extremely rare, at least in my experience, to have a doctor come in, look me in the face, shake my hand, offer their name and ask for mine. She handled my child with great care and attention, careful notto scare her as she was already irritable from being in the doctor's office in the first place. She explained everything very carefully and gave me tips on how to get my daughter to take her oral antibiotics. She made a follow up call the same day with the lab results and explained my daughter's diagnosis. I really appreciate that she is involved and engaging. She was friendly and I'm glad I made her my daughter's primary care physician.
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Dr. Agwuna was very effective in dealing with our situation - middle of our travel and a sick child. Thank you Dr. Agwuna for your help.
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