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John Nwankwo, MD

A member of our Anesthesiology team, John Nwankwo, MD, provides safe and effective anesthesia care for patients undergoing the full range of surgical procedures. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine in the Caribbean and completed his four-year Anesthesiology residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He also holds an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Plymouth State University, New Hampshire. Originally from Nigeria, Dr. Nwankwo spent his early career as a petroleum geologist, exploring for oil and gas deposits in Malaysia and performing geological survey in Las Vegas. He also practiced as a Registered Nurse in Houston, TX, prior to pursuing his medical career. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Medical Association.


Anesthesiology is a medical field concerned with the planning and administration of anesthetic agents for patients undergoing surgical or therapeutic procedures.

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