Dr Obiajulu .C. Okoye

Qualifications

MBBS, MRCPsych, MSc in Neuropsychiatry

GMC number: 5204769

Practicing since: 1998

Specialties

General Psychiatry

Consultation times

  • Weekly Friday 19:00 - 21:00
  • Weekly Saturday 08:00 - 13:00
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07894 113 115

About

Dr Okoye worked as a Consultant in the NHS from 2009 to 2016. He is currently working as a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist in the Brain Injury unit and Locked Autistic Spectrum Disorder unit of Elysium Healthcare, UK.

He has extensive experience in assessing, diagnosing and treating people with depression; bipolar disorder; schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; anxiety disorders and various phobia-related disorders; obsessive compulsive disorders; eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia); post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD); Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD); Non-epileptic attack disorders; Chronic fatigue Syndrome, Sleep disorders - amongst other psychiatric disorders. 

Dr Okoye’s special areas of special interest are neuropsychiatry, personality disorders and forensic psychiatry.

Special interests

Neuropsychiatry

Forensic psychiatry

Rehabilitation Psychiatry


Other interests

Dr Okoye has a lot of Medico legal work experience in the form of providing medical or court reports for solicitors, Employers, DVLA, Insurance industry, etc. Dr Okoye is also experienced with respect to providing Expert witness service. His medico legal report writing experience includes advising on matters such as: fitness to plea and stand trial; fitness to be interviewed by the police; advice about clinical-related risk management, prognosis, treatment and hospital disposal, etc.

Dr Okoye enjoys teaching and has extensive experience of teaching, and as an examiner in written and clinical exams of undergraduate’s medical students and psychiatric/General Practitioner trainees.


Personal interests

Dr Okoye’s personal interests include football, music, politics, history and travelling.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Obiajulu .C. Okoye at Nuffield Health

  • Drug and medication monitoring
  • Drug therapy

Locations Dr Obiajulu .C. Okoye works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Okoye has been involved, as a Principal investigator, in the ‘LABILE’ trial, which entailed investigating the efficacy of Lamotrigine in people with personality disorder.

In 2013, Dr Okoye completed a Systematic Review looking at the link between Non-Epileptic Attack Disorders and Personality disorders (e-Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 2014 ;85:e3doi: 10.1136  jnnp-2014-308883.20).

Dr Okoye was a Co-investigator (Collaborator) for the Comparative Evaluation of Quetiapine – Lamotrigine combination versus Quetiapine monotherapy (& folic acid v Placebo) in people with Bipolar depression. [CEQUEL].

Memberships

  • Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • British Medical Association
  • Doctors and Dentist Protection Union
  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrist faculties of Neuropsychiatry and General Adult Psychiatry

Other post held

  • Consultant Neuropsychiatrist

Insurers Dr Obiajulu .C. Okoye works with

Dr Obiajulu .C. Okoye works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa

Declaration

Dr Obiajulu .C. Okoye does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Obiajulu .C. Okoye does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Obiajulu .C. Okoye does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.