• November 24, 2020
 Del Sol Medical Center appointments new chief medical officer

Dr. Ogechika “Oge” Alozie | Photo courtesy Del Sol Medical Center

Del Sol Medical Center appointments new chief medical officer

Del Sol Medical Center recently announced its new chief medical officer Dr. Ogechika “Oge” Alozie.

“Dr. Alozie brings longstanding expertise in patient care, health informatics, technology and innovation,” David Shimp, chief executive officer at Del Sol Medical Center, said. “He is devoted to patients in the El Paso area, combining excellent patient care with innovation to achieve some of the best care in Texas. Dr. Alozie is a highly regarded physician in El Paso, and we’re pleased to welcome him to the leadership team at Del Sol Medical Center.”

Dr. Alozie is board certified in infectious disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). He is also board certified in clinical informatics by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM), making him one of less than 100 ABPM-certified physicians in Texas.

Dr. Alozie is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), and he serves on several state-level committees focused on key public health issues. Dr. Alozie was recognized in 2016 as “Best Physician in the City” by El Paso’s City Magazine. He was also awarded the “Pharmacy Award for Innovative Practice” by the El Paso Pharmacy Association in February 2018.

Dr. Alozie earned his medical degree from the University of Benin in Benin City, Nigeria, and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health. He completed his residency and internship in internal medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, followed by his fellowship training in infectious disease at the University of Minnesota.

Currently, Dr. Alozie is working on a Master of Medical Management from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.

 For more information on the hospital, visit their webpage.

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