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We are committed to providing excellent, value-based care to every patient so they can achieve the best possible outcome.


We believe patients and their families should be actively involved in decision making.


As new treatment options or clinical trials become available, patients will have an opportunity to discuss their suitability for such interventions.


Meet The Doctor

Ngozika Orjioke, MD, F.C.C.P.

Founder & Managing Partner of Covenant Pulmonary Critical Care

Dr. Orjioke is a board-certified Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. She is committed to providing excellent care to the patients that she is privileged to come into contact with. Her goal is to use evidence-based best practices to optimize the clinical outcomes in all of her patients.


As a child, Dr. Orjioke traveled the world with her family. Her exposure to many different cultures gives her the ability to deliver culturally sensitive care to her patients. She graduated from Trinity School, a co-ed boarding school in South Devon, England, and earned her medical degree in Nigeria. She has worked in Nigeria and Shepparton, Australia.

Education and Training

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, St. Joseph's Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, LA County - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Certifications and Affiliations

  • Board Certified, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine

  • American College of Chest Physicians

  • American Thoracic Society


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Lydie F. Joseph, MSN, AGACNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Lydie provides comprehensive and compassionate care to patients with pulmonary issues, and will work with you to create an individualized treatment plan. She is experienced in treating critically ill patients in Intensive Care Unit settings, including those with respiratory failure, renal and liver failure, shock and trauma. 


As a nurse practitioner at CPCC since 2022, she also assists in organizing and monitoring clinical research trials at the CPCC Research Institute. 


Lydie sees patients at Southern Regional Medical Center, and previously worked as a critical nurse at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital and Emory Healthcare System.


  • Master of Science in Nursing, Walden University

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Central Florida

  • Associate Degree in Nursing, Keiser University

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science, University of Central Florida


Licensure & Certifications

  • Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Nurse

  • Registered Nurse

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

  • Basic Life Support

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

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