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Chiedozie O. Ojimba, MD/MPH.
Dr. Ojimba is a board-certified psychiatrist in general adult and addiction psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). He received his general adult psychiatry residency and addiction psychiatry fellowship training at Interfaith Medical Center, New York and Montefiore-Albert Einstein College of Medicine University Hospital, New York respectively. He attended the University of Wolverhampton in United Kingdom, where he earned his master’s in public health (MPH) degree.
Dr. Ojimba has over 18 years of clinical practice experience since his graduation from medical school. He had worked as an internal medicine and emergency room physician in United Kingdom for close to a decade prior to starting his psychiatry residency program in the USA. He also worked as public health specialist both in the United Kingdom and USA. He was the chief resident during his residency training and has mentored several medical students and residents in different specialties. He has published several peer-reviewed articles and case reports in psychiatry and addiction. Dr. Ojimba belongs to various professional organizations: American Medical Association (AMA), American Psychiatry Association (APA), American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAP) and American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP). He is also an APA scholar. Dr. Ojimba is a University of Yale REACH (Recognizing and Eliminating Disparities in Addiction through Culturally informed Healthcare) scholar where he was trained in the skills of treating patients with mental illness and addictions in a culturally informed care.
He enjoys the synergy and interwoven connection between internal medicine, psychiatry, addiction, and public health and approaches therapeutic treatments of his patients from that lens of holistic perspective.
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
We do offer a sliding scale based on Family income.
Years of Experience: 18 years
Montefiore-Albert Einstein University Hospital , Bronx , New York, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Training, 2022
Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, Psychiatry Residency Training , 2021
University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, Masters of Public Health (MPH), 2009
University of Ilorin, Nigeria, MD, 2005
Washington DC: MD210001976
New York: 305497
California: A 172891
Florida: ME 159195.