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Ujuchukwu Okpechi, MD, earned her medical degree in 2010 from Abia State University Faculty of Medicine in Nigeria. She then completed her Pediatrics residency at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago in 2019. She joined Kelsey-Seybold in September 2023.

Dr. Okpechi was inspired to go into Pediatrics from a young age, when she was struck by the kindness and care shown to her by her own pediatrician. At Kelsey-Seybold, Dr. Okpechi cares for patients from birth through age 18, providing both well and sick care. She offers physicals and helps patients with conditions such as stomach aches, seasonal viruses, cough and congestion, ear infections, asthma, and more.

Awards & Publications

Awards

  • Pediatric Intern of the year- John H Stroger Pediatrics (2016)
  • Class representative, John H Stroger pediatrics class of 2019 (2017 – 2019)
  • Member of Pediatric wellness committee, John H. Stroger Pediatrics

Publications

  • Longitudinal Analysis of Procedures Completed by Pediatric Residents at a Public Hospital Training Program, 2012-2016. (Fenian Olumide, MD, MPH; Ujuchukwu Okpechi, MD; Rosibel Arcia, MD; Kenneth Soyemi, MD, MPH, MBA)- Poster presentation at AAP conference 2018
  • Temporal Modelling of National Monthly Closed Head Injury Data (Secondary to Television (TV) Sets) to Predict Future Incidence Among Patients aged Less than 18 Years of Age. (Peter Nyugen, MD; Ujuchukwu Okpechi, MD; Rosibel Arcia, MD; Kenneth Soyemi, MD, MPH, MBA.) - Poster Presentation at PAS Conference 2018
  • Coping with an MPL Judgment: The Resources available to providers. (Peter Nguyen, MD; Ujuchukwu Okpechi, MD; Arcia Rosibell, MD; Kenneth Soyemi, MD, MPH, MBA)- published by mplassociation.org
  • A fracture, a family, legal entanglement, expensive investigation, and a familiar disease. (Okpechi U, Regis K, Arcia R, Soyemi K) - Pubmed PMID 30239531
  • Adverse effects of contraceptives in women of reproductive age group in Aba South Local Government Area, Abia State, Nigeria. (Okpechi U.C, Okwuonu C.O & Imo N.E) - Poster presentation at Medical School Thesis Aba, Nigeria

Education

  • Abia State University Faculty of Medicine (Nigeria), 2010

Internship/Residency

  • John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County (Chicago), 2019

Dr. Okpechi is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Association of Nigerian Physicians in America.

Locations

Summer Creek Clinic

8233 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.,
Humble, TX 77396

Get Directions 713-442-2000

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