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Dr Obiajulu Okoye

Nuffield Health Derby Hospital

General psychiatry

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About me

Dr Okoye has been working as a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist for the last 3 years. Prior to this, Dr Okoye worked in the NHS for almost 8 years as a Consultant Psychiatrist, within various generic and specialist, community and inpatient settings.

Dr Okoye has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating conditions such as: -
• Personality disorders,
• Depression,
• Bipolar disorder,
• Schizophrenia,
• Post traumatic stress disorders (PTSD)
• Anxiety disorders, such as Agoraphobia, social phobia, and other kinds of phobias,
• Somatoform disorders,
• Obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD),
• Eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia),
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
• Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
• Learning Disability
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Dr Okoye is very experienced in Medico-legal work, e.g. providing medical / court reports (including Neuropsychiatric reports) for solicitors, Law courts, Case Managers for people with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Occupational health, the DVLA and Insurance firms; etc.

Dr Okoye's medicolegal expertise includes assessment with a view to providing opinion and recommendation in matters such as fitness-to-plea; Mental Capacity; diagnosis; treatment and disposal options; clinical-related risk(s) and risk management; prognosis; providing an expert witness service, etc.

Areas of interest

Dr Okoye’s areas of special interest and expertise include:
• Neuropsychiatry
• Personality Disorders
• Forensic psychiatry
• Rehabilitation psychiatry
• Substance Misuse.

Dr Okoye has been involved in Medical Teaching and clinical research.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Psychophysiological disorders

Medical secretaries

  • Martha
  • Nuffield Health Derby Hospital Rykneld Road Littleover Derby DE23 4SN
  • 07894 113115
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