Meet Our Esteemed Advisors

Advisory Board

Explore the profiles of our distinguished doctors who serve on our board advisory.

Hamza Alizai

Medical Doctor

Hamza Alizai, M.D., is a Board Certified Musculoskeletal and Pediatric Radiologist. He completed his fellowship training in Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention at
NYU Langone Medical Center in 2018 and his Diagnostic Radiology residency training
(American Board of Radiology’s B. Leonard Holman Research Pathway) at the University
of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2017. He also performed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco from 2011-2012. Dr.
Alizai’s primary research interests include the use of advanced and novel MRI techniques for the assessment of cartilage integrity and bone quality. He is a past recipient of the Radiological Society of North America Research and Education Grant and an active member of multiple national and international professional radiology societies. Dr. Alizai has published 34 peer-reviewed articles and presented over 50 abstracts. He actively reviews scientific papers for 20 medical journals.

Hamza Alizia

MD

Ben Nwankwo

MD

Ben Nwankwo

Medical Doctor

Dr. Ben Nwankwo is a retired officer and Captain in the United States Army who served honorably with great distinction. He has received many awards such as the National Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and Army Good Conduct Medal to name a few. Dr. Nwankwo zeal for service to the country, our soldiers, and veterans is unapparelled. Dr. Nwankwo received Residency training in Internal Medicine at Walter Reed. He is also a Field Surgeon, a capacity in which he served for most of his military career in service to our country. As a veteran, Dr. Nwankwo has continued his tradition of service to the country at the veteran’s administration hospital. Dr. Nwankwo has a zeal for patient quality improvement, satisfaction, and safety. He’s a big proponent of High-Reliability Organization (HRO) as a foundational basis for excellent patient care.
In addition to his skills as an excellent clinician of over 11 years, Dr. Nwankwo is an expert in Lean Six Sigma methodology for which he is Nationally certified Black Belt. Dr. Nwankwo was instrumental in the implementation of many of the change efforts at the VA during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

He has facilitated and directed multiple high-level complex performance improvement projects aimed at Streamlining healthcare delivery to achieve value-added capabilities that lead to consistent achievement of the systematic performance of excellence, decrease waste, improve patient safety, and satisfaction, and reduce cost. As a humanitarian, He is passionate about global medicine outreach for which he recently traveled to the impoverished country of Nicaragua to provide free medical care to remote villagers in La Conception.  In his pastime, Dr. Nwankwo is an avid soccer player and also enjoys football. He won’t disclose his favorite NFL team but we suspect is the Atlanta Falcons he’s home state of Georgia.

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