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Specialty

Family Medicine

Language(s) Spoken

English

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

September 2021

Accepting New Patients?

Yes

Professional Background

Dr. Okorafor earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from Howard University in Washington, DC, in 2013. She completed her medical degree at The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine in Galveston, Texas, in 2017 and her Family Medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine Family and Community Residency Program in Houston, Texas, in 2021. She joined Kelsey-Seybold in September 2021.

Professional Associations

Dr. Okorafor is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Harris County Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the Texas Medical Association.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Okorafor enjoys traveling, running, and spending time with family.

Fun Facts

The most interesting place Dr. Okorafor has visited is Havana, Cuba. Her guilty pleasure is watching psychological thrillers.


​My philosophy of care is to take care of the whole person and not just the disease or illness. I do this by listening to my patients to understand the best way I can help them. My goal is to make sure every patient feels heard and well taken care of.

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Awards & Recognitions

  • Family Medicine Resident Award for Advocacy, the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors
  • Cassie Murphy-Cullen Scholarship, Texas Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
  • National Institute of Health/National Medical Association Travel Award, Academic Career Development Fellow
  • Family Medicine Leads Scholar, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation

Publications and Presentations

  • 2020 Okorafor, N.; Khan, R.; Grigoryan, L.; Sidani, M. Assessing and Improving Residents’ Self-Efficacy in Research Critique Through Implementing a Revised Journal Club.
  • 2019 M. Aimal Khoaja, MD; Ngozi Okorafor, MD; Jason Salemi, PhD MPH; Susan G. Nash, PhD; Mohammad A. Sidani, MD; Eric Warwick, MD; Roger J. Zoorob, MD; Anjali Aggarwal, MD. The New Blended Classroom Format for the Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Providers Course: Assessing Providers’ Reported Self-Efficacy in Emergency Obstetric Procedures.
  • 2019 Alexander Herrera, MD; Stephanie Nguyen, DO; Ngozi Okorafor, MD; Elizabeth Yanoff-Calloway, MD. Resident Led Clerkship Shelf Reviews and Encouraging Family Medicine as a Career.
  • 2017 Okorafor, N. Evaluation of Global Health & Exploring Ecuador’s Malnutrition.
  • 2014 Chang J., Martinez K., Minh N., Monse M., Okorafor N., Barwatt J., Seidel S. To Assess Beliefs, Related to the Adoption of Former Street Children, Among Community Members Around Maya, Kenya.

Research

  • 2014 To Assess Beliefs, Related to the Adoption of Former Street Children, Among Community Members Around Maya, Kenya.