ABOUT Ogechika Alozie

Medical Director

Medical College

University Of Benin Medical School

Special Interests

Infectious Diseases


Hennepin County Medical Center

Other Qualifications

Board Certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine


Dr. Alozie is an infectious disease specialist serving patients in El Paso, Texas. 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 such certified physicians in the state of Texas.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Since 1975, over 35,000 physicians have earned ACP Fellowship, a mark of distinction representing the pinnacle of integrity, professionalism, and scholarship for those who aspire to pursue careers in Internal Medicine

Dr. Alozie received his medical degree from the University of Benin – Faculty of Medicine in Benin, Nigeria. He completed his residency and internship in internal medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center, followed by his fellowship training in infectious disease at the University of Minnesota.

As the chair, co-chair or member on multiple local and state committees, he represents El Paso, focused on how health information technology can improve care.  He gave a TedX – El Paso talked titled “The Digital Immigrant” in 2016, and in the same year was awarded “Best Doctor in the City 2016” by the El Paso City Magazine.  

In 2017, the El Paso Pharmacy Association gave his clinic the “Award for Innovative Practice”. In 2020, Dr. Alozie represented the El Paso community to various media channels, during the COVID pandemic; these included – CNBCBloombergNPR, and CBS.

As an infectious disease specialist Dr. Alozie believes patients care is the most important part of medical care.

Learn more about Dr. Alozie and a press release from Health News Today

A Digital Immigrant

Ogechika Alozie – TedX El Paso

CNBC: Could be ‘dark and tragic times’ in the next couple of weeks

Doctor on Covid-19 in El Paso

CBSN: Texas grapples with surge of COVID-19 cases

Ogechika Alozie