Prior to Stanford, Dr Ekekezie completed internal medicine training and chief residency at Brown University. She moved to Stanford for GI and hepatology fellowship, and served as a chief fellow in her final year. After fellowship, she stayed on joining as a Clinical Assistant Professor and Associate Program Director for the GI fellowship program. She has presented nationally and internationally on topics related to medical education, psychological safety, and inclusion.

Clinically, Dr Ekekezie welcomes seeing patients with a diverse range of GI-related issues as part of Stanford’s general GI group. She is dedicated to advancing a career in academic medicine that is balanced on her “core-four” pillars: humanism-centered patient care, community-engaged advocacy, service-oriented leadership, and mentoring the next generation of clinicians. She has received numerous awards for excellence in patient care, professionalism, communication, and collaborative consultation, as well as for her skills as an effective leader, mentor, and educator.

Clinical Focus

  • Gastroenterology

Academic Appointments

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (2023)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Gastroenterology Fellowship (2022) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2019)
  • Residency: Brown University Internal Medicine Residency (2019) RI