• At A Glance
  • Education
  • Bio

    Nesochi Okeke Igbokwe MD, MS began her undergraduate studies at Boston University as a Bill and Melinda Gates Scholar. She graduated early, and earned a bachelors degree in biology with honors on the full scholarship. She continued her graduate studies at Dartmouth College on the Gates Scholarship and received her masters degree in the Clinical Evaluative Sciences with a concentration in epidemiology/biostatistics. While at Dartmouth, she also received training in health services research and conducted analyses of the quality of data in contemporary medical literature. Dr. Nesochi went on to receive her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in internal medicine from New York Presbyterian/Queens. Dr. Nesochi is not only a practicing physician, but also a trusted media resource who often corrects misinformation about the latest health trends, and encourages a measured and thoughtful approach to personal health. She is a respected international health expert and health contributor, who has been featured and interviewed extensively on a wide range of health-related topics by popular media outlets including CNN, Vogue, BBC, Forbes, CNBC Africa, Glamour, Shape, Self, Reader’s Digest, CBS News, Fox News, Better Homes &Gardens, InStyle, Teen Vogue, and much more. Dr. Nesochi has also been featured internationally in Nigeria by many of the top television and radio stations in the country. She has lent her voice to spread awareness on human rights causes there as well. She is on the panel of medical experts for the NGO Cancer Aware Nigeria, volunteering her time and expertise to educate the public on cancer and women’s health. Additionally, Dr. Nesochi is a health and wellness writer and contributor for the Guardian Nigeria newspaper. Dr. Nesochi's private medical practice is currently accepting new patients.

  • Medical School

    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC, United States


    New York Presbyterian/ Queens, New York, United States


    New York Presbyterian/ Queens, New York, United States