Who Is Dr. Nesochi?
Dr. Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Nesochi is a NYC area based physician, health expert, media contributor, and health writer. She’s not only a practicing internist and civil surgeon designated by the United States Department of Homeland Security and the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services, but she also currently serves as a CDC Foundation Medical Advisor supporting the New York State Department of Health.
Dr. Nesochi is the CEO of the internal medicine private practice, Dr. Nesochi LLC and health media consulting company SuperModelMD, LLC. Additionally, she is on the medical advisory board for the nutraceutical company Healthy Extracts. She is also 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.
Dr. Nesochi is a trusted media resource and respected international health expert who often corrects misinformation about the latest health trends, and encourages a measured and thoughtful approach to personal health. She has been featured and quoted in numerous media outlets ranging from CNN, Forbes, VOA, Vogue, BBC, Better Homes & Gardens, Glamour, Allure, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, CBS News, Fox News, CNBCAfrica, Reader’s Digest, Teen Vogue, InStyle, Self, Today, and more.
Dr. Nesochi’s History
Dr. Nesochi received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in internal medicine from New York Presbyterian/Queens.
She holds a masters degree in the Clinical Evaluative Sciences with a concentration in epidemiology/biostatistics from Dartmouth College, where she received training in health services research and also conducted analyses of the quality of data in contemporary medical literature. She completed her undergraduate degree in biology with honors at Boston University. Dr. Nesochi is also a member of the inaugural class of Bill and Melinda Gates Scholars.