Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryFemaleAge 42

Dr. Okezie
Telehealth services available

Roxanne Dryden-Edwards Psych

9055 Shady Grove Ct Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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(301) 330-0400

Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Gaithersburg, MD. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Okezie to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Experience
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Dr. Okezie's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
ADHD and-or ADD
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okezie treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Okezie treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Anxiety
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okezie treats Anxiety more than 74% of her peers

Dr. Okezie treats this condition more than 74% of her peers

Major Depressive Disorder
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okezie treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 61% of her peers

Dr. Okezie treats this condition more than 61% of her peers

Dr. Okezie's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety

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Dr. Okezie accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
KeyCare PPO
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Blue Choice
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CareFirst Maryland POS
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Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
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Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Okezie's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Okezie

4.0

Based on 9 ratings

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(6)
4 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(2)
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (8)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (7)
  • Explained conditions well (7)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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Attentive; non judgmental, relatable. First to accurately diagnose me with ADHD, which I so appreciate.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Cheryl – Aug 31, 2020
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Kind, caring and good listener. Always seems to ask good questions. I enjoy my visits for Rx mgmt. Wish we could talk more.
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What could be improved
No results
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Gaithersburg, MD – Nov 10, 2018
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She was my first and only therapist. I’ve never had any after because of her. She was the most judgmental person I’ve ever met and I hope no one has to deal with this. If someone is legitimately going to a therapist, I hope they don’t have her. I said “I can’t stop drinking, and I know I’m taking the antidepressants, but the alcohol isn’t helping my antidepressants”. She said “well just stop drinking.” Awesome. My friends help more than that, which is why I’m still alive! If you have to ask your
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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May 03, 2018
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Although this doctor is not very young she seems very inexperienced. She might work well if you have a mild problem but in complicated cases I would not recommend her.
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No results
What could be improved
No results
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Germantown, MD – Jun 21, 2017
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Dr. Okezie is amazing. She really listens to our input and puts a lot of thought into how to best help my teen daughter. Unlike other doctors we've seen, we never feel rushed or pressured to following some cookie-cutter course of treatment.
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What could be improved
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Silver Spring, MD – Apr 19, 2017
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I have relied on the services of Dr Okezie for a number of years. She has never disappointed me and my family. I always ended our conversations feeling heard, understood, and helped. I would recommend her to everyone i know.
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tampa – Mar 31, 2017
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Dr. Okezie is so kind. I felt at ease the first time I saw her. I never have to wait.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
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Laura Hoffmann in Gaithersburg, MD – Mar 24, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Gaithersburg, MD. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. ...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Okezie has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Does Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Okezie frequently treats ADHD and-or ADD, Anxiety, and Major Depressive Disorder. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Okezie treats.

Where is Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD's office located?

Dr. Okezie's office is located at 9055 Shady Grove Ct, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Roxanne Dryden-Edwards Psych

Roxanne Dryden-Edwards Psych9055 Shady Grove Ct Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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