Ocheowelle Ifeoma Okeke, MD

Specializing in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

Dr. Ocheowelle Okeke is a board certified physician who specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system, including rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue disorders, and other inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions, especially in children. Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, Dr. Okeke joined Baptist Medical Group-Golden Triangle Rheumatology in 2021.



Bachelor of Science; Jackson State University; Jackson, MS; 2007

Graduate School

  • Post Baccalaureate Graduate Certificate; Drexel University; Philadelphia, PA; 2009
  • Master of Medical Science; Mississippi College; Clinton, MS; 2010

Medical School

University of Mississippi Medical Center; Jackson, MS; 2014


Internal Medicine/Pediatrics; Tulane Medical Center; New Orleans, LA; 2018


Rheumatology; St. Louis University; St. Louis, MO; 2021

Awards, Certifications & Memberships

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • Advocates for Arthritis
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • American Medical Association
  • Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association
  • Distinguished Nigerian Physicians of Tomorrow
  • National Medical Association
  • St. Louis Rheumatology Association

Primary Location

Baptist Memorial Medical Group Inc

2520 5th ST N
Columbus,MS 39705-2008

Hospital Affiliations

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle