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Apex to open hospital in Nigeria

Apex Medical Center announces plans to open a new American Specialty Hospital and Rehabilitation facility in Abuja, Nigeria in 2012.

D. David Ezeanolue, M.D., will be the Medical Director for the new facility and Lawrence M. Preston, MBA, FHFMA will be the Executive Vice President of Development and Planning.

The facility will bring quality multi-specialty medical management with special initial emphasis in Pain Management and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Ezeanolue has served as Medical Director for many facilities and departments in Las Vegas, Nevada USA over the past 13 years including University Medical Center, Kindred Hospitals, Horizon Specialty Hospital, The Plaza Regency, Torrey Pines Care Center, Vegas Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, and TLC Care Center. Dr. Ezeanolue brings with him a proven track record of success and expertise.

Dr. Ezeanolue is board certified and a diplomate in several areas of medicine, including internal medicine, pain management, electrodiagnostic medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation. He is a fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a designated United States Civil Surgeon. Dr. Ezeanolue serves as Consultant in several Hospitals and has received several awards including “Americas Top Physicians Award” in 2007 & 2009 from Consumer Council of America.

American Specialists Hospital-Abuja



The proposed hospital will provide a wide range of medical services and procedures, including an emergency department, outpatient clinics, adult and pediatric intensive care unit as well as specialized units including but not limited to: pain management and rehabilitation unit, radiology, laboratory and pharmacy. It will also have a comprehensive Women's Services providing digital mammography, obstetrics, gynecologic care and gynecologic surgery.

Total beds: 101 beds phase I


  • 10-bed Emergency Department
  • 15-bed Women's Center for women's care and maternity services
  • 6-bed Level II Nursery
  • 10-bed Intensive Care Unit
  • 70 medical/surgical beds
  • Surgical Services for Inpatients & Outpatients
  • Outpatient Services: Cardiology & Endoscopy
  • Ancillary Services: Radiology, Respiratory, Laboratory, Pharmacy

Staff quarters for on-call physicians.
Medical office buildings: Two medical office buildings will be located on the campus.