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Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry •  Female • Age 41

  
Dr. Okezie

Roxanne Dryden-Edwards Psych

9055 Shady Grove Ct Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Gaithersburg, MD. She graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.


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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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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
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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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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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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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Dr. Okezie is so kind. I felt at ease the first time I saw her. I never have to wait.
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Biography

Dr. Ihuoma Okezie, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Gaithersburg, MD. She graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School

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(301) 330-0400

Dr. Okezie accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
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CareFirst Maryland POS
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Cigna HMO
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Dr. Okezie's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

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

Psychiatric Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okezie treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Okezie treats this condition more than 80% of her peers

Anxiety
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Okezie treats Anxiety more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Okezie treats this condition more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Okezie's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar 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)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder