Dr Obiajulu Okoye

Dr Obiajulu Okoye

Nuffield Health Derby Hospital

General psychiatry 05204769

  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Okoye has been working as a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist in an independent hospital since 2016. Prior to this, Dr Okoye worked in the NHS for almost 8 years as a Consultant Psychiatrist, within various community and inpatient psychiatric, generic and specialist 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),
� Acquired Brain Injury-related, psychiatric
� Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
� Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
� Learning Disability
Dr Okoye has extensive Medicolegal experience, e.g. providing medicolegal reports (including Neuropsychiatric reports) and in respect of criminal and civil cases, for solicitors; Law courts (including Court of Protection); Case Managers (for people with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Autism, Huntington disease, etc); Occupational health; DVLA; Insurance firms; etc, .

Dr Okoye's medicolegal expertise entails providing an expert witness service in relation to the following types of criminal and civil court cases: clinical negligence; personal injury; fitness-to-plea; culpability; Mental Health Review Tribunal review of civil and criminal sections of the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity; disposal options; risk management; prognosis; treatment recommendations; etc

Areas of interest

Dr Okoye's areas of special interest and expertise include:
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
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Procedures completed

  • AB440

    Neurodiversity Assessment - (1-5)

  • AB330

    ASD or ADHD assessment - (1-5)

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