Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital Welcomes Dr. Innocent Ezenwa, Sleep Lab Medical Director

January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 –ELKO, NV-
Dr. Innocent Ezenwa is the new Medical Director and Sleep Specialist of the Sleep Medicine program at NNRH. Dr. Ezenwa is board certified in Internal, Sleep and Obesity Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Ezenwa earned his medical degree from the University Of Benin School Of Medicine in Benin-city, Nigeria. He has a strong connection to our state having completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno where he conducted sleep related research with Dr. Bhargava.

In addition, he completed a clinical fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Ezenwa is very familiar with life in a rural community having practiced Sleep Medicine for more than 4 years in rural communities in Vermont.

Dr. Ezenwa is married and they have 4 children ranging from one to seven years. They enjoy swimming and outdoors activities. He is twice an American College of Physicians, Nevada Chapter award winner in Clinical Vignette and Research presentations.

Dr. Ezenwa is passionate about increasing awareness on the importance of sleep and sleep disorders. “Sleep medicine is a young and evolving field,” Dr. Ezenwa said. “We spend about a third of our lives asleep so we need to understand and care about it.”

Welcome Dr. Ezenwa!