Dr. Ezenwanyi Ahaghotu
Licensed and Board Certified Naturopathic Physician
Dr. Ezenwanyi Ahaghotu (Dr. Ezzy) is a Licensed and Board CertifiedNaturopathic Physician through the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She received her medical degree from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (SCNM) in Tempe, AZ; a renowned-scientific based medical school trained in alternative and integrative approaches to medicine.
As a naturopathic practitioner with an SCNM education, Dr. Ahaghotu joined a generation of physicians dedicated not just to healing and preventing illness, but to empowering patients to take and regain control over their individual health and well-being.
Her commitment to the field of healthcare began in her adolescence years, as an Intern at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. She than received her Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry from Lincoln University and Masters of Science degree in Pharmaceutics from Florida A & M University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
She pursued her degrees in Chemistry and Pharmaceutics mainly because of her desire to master the basic biological science before moving onto the clinical and functional aspects. Dr. Ahaghotu’s ultimate objective in studying pharmaceutical sciences was to understand the optimization of drug activity, its maximal therapeutic effect, safety and effectiveness to the patient. Prior to attending SCNM, she obtained substantial training in Clinical Research from Howard University Hospital (HUH).
Her research at HUH, under the Division of Geriatrics, focused on interventional and observational clinical trials on Alzheimer’s Disease. There she was privileged to educate, treat and care for Alzheimer’s patients on a daily basis, which increased her confidence in taking responsibility for the health of delicate patients.