Dr. Emeka Eziri
Dr. Emeka Eziri is a Consultant Pulmonologist with more than 25 years experience in the field of Medicine and Surgery. He is a Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow of American Institute of Healthcare Quality , and Fellow of American Board of Quality Assurance & Utilization Review Physicians. He is also a Board Member of Habitat for Humanity of Lincilon County, THE Medi-Awards Advisory Board and Meridian Healthcare Systems ACO. AZC has found Dr. Eziri’s expertise and experience invaluable in his role as Director of Health Services Programs of AZC locally and internationally.
Dr. Eziri’s medical education has been multifaceted combining Graduate studies in Health Policy and Management at New York University; Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York; and Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.
Currently, he combines his role as Director of AZC Healthcare Services and his positions as Medical Director of Pulmonary Clinic of The Carolinas, PC, and Principal Investigator at Gastonia Pharmaceutical Research. He had held various other positions, as Urgent Care Physician at MedCare of East Rutherford, New Jersey; House Physician at Englewood Hospital, New Jersey; and Consultant at Sleep Medix, Lekki, Lagos Nigeria. Dr. Emeka Eziri has had responsibilities for Administration in hospital settings, including the position of Chairman, Ethics Committee and other Committees, Secretary and Chairman of Department of Medicine at Gaston Memorial Hospital; and Chairman of Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln. Currently he also serves as a Physician Reviewer for MEDCOST and AMR.
Dr. Emeka Eziri has some published works to his credit including, “The Effect of NCPAP on the blood pressure of hypertensive patients with sleep apnea” SLEEP, 1998; “Osteasarcoma with Metastasis to the lung, an atypical presentation, ATS, 1999.” and “OSA in African Americans, Black Pages, 2006.”