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Efosa Airuehia, MD
Addiction Psychiatry
Dr. Airuehia, fondly referred to by his patients and colleagues as Dr. Air, is board certified in general psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry, addictions medicine, and lifestyle medicine. His psychiatry training commenced in the West Midlands School of Psychiatry, Birmingham, England, where he obtained his Membership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, England (MRCPsych). He subsequently moved to the United States where he completed three years of residency training in general psychiatry and then an additional two years of training in child and adolescent psychiatry with the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. Dr. Airuehia is an Honorary Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Member of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and a Member of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. He also is recognized by The International Association of Healthcare Professionals. Dr. Airuehia’s education and work in Nigeria, England and the United States presented him the unique exposure to patients from various ethnic backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses, and as such, a broad cultural overview as relates to patients with mental health issues. Just as notable has been his engagement in academic psychiatry, teaching numerous medical students, residents, and nurses and also giving presentations, engaging in research and publishing articles in medical journals. He regularly updates his knowledge base in keeping with being a Diplomate of The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, The American Board of Addiction Medicine and The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.

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  • Residency: Psychiatry, University of Missouri: Columbia, MO
  • Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Missouri: Columbia, MO
  • Medical School: University of Port Harcourt-Nigeria
  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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