Dr. Geraldine MD

Dr. Geraldine Okonkwo has over 10 years of experience working as a Pediatrician. She always envisioned herself as a Pediatrician and enjoys working with children.

About

Dr. Okonkwo has a wide range of experience in treating common Pediatric conditions which includes but not limited to common newborn problems, Asthma, Allergies, ADHD, Other behavioral issues, Skin problems, Common injuries, Sports Injuries, and much more.

 Dr. Geraldine speaks English and Igbo.

She enjoys spending time with her family, likes to travel, and enjoys listening to music.

Education

Born and raised in Nigeria, Dr. Geraldine received her medical degree from the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine. She completed her Residency training from Sinai Children’s Hospital in Chicago, Illinois in Pediatrics and is now settled in Virginia.

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Geraldine strongly believes that educating parents plays an important in a child’s health. She spends adequate time listening to parents and addressing their concerns. A visit to a Pediatrician is not just for vaccines but to assess the overall child’s development. These scheduled visits help to address concerns, if any, in a timely manner and improve their overall health. Dr. Geraldine strongly believes in patient- and family-centered care and practices evidence-based medicine.