Rheumatologist begins practicing locally

LEWISTOWN – Rheumatologist Francesca Okoye recently joined the rheumatology department at Geisinger-Patton Forest in State College. Okoye also sees patients at Geisinger Medical Group-Lewistown at 21 Geisinger Lane.

A 2009 graduate of University of Maryland School of Medicine, Okoye completed her internal medicine residency in 2012 at Stanford Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto, Alifornia, and a rheumatology fellowship in June at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

She is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American College of Rheumatology.