DR Uchenna Okoye has died aged 53 after a “sudden illness”.
Here we take a look at everything we know about the medical TV star.
Who was Dr Uchenna Okoye?
Dr Okoye passed away on Friday.
In an Instagram post, her family said: “We are heartbroken to announce that Dr Uchenna Okoye sadly passed away after a sudden illness on Friday 15th September 2023.
“We know many of you will be devastated and shocked to see this post.
“We ask for your prayers and some privacy at this difficult time. We will be in touch in the coming days.”
Dr Okoye qualified at Guy’s Hospital in London and was a specialist in cosmetic dentistry.
She was one of the few elite dentists to be a member of both the American and British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
The expert was also an honorary clinician at St George’s Hospital in London and sat on the board of the British Association of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Uchenna Okoye is survived by her daughter.
What did Dr Uchenna Okoye star in?
Uchenna is also known for her TV work on shows like 10 Ways To Lose 10 Years (2021), and Morning Live (2020).
Who is Dr Uchenna Okoye’s husband?
Dr Okoye’s husband Chidi Ngwaba is also a doctor.
He specialises in lifestyle medicine including reversing illnesses such as type-2 diabetes, hypertension, autoimmune diseases and.
He is an international speaker on health and wellness.
Dr Ngwaba has appeared onincluding One’s Food: Truth or Scare, ITV’s Good Morning Britain, and .