Anezi Uzendu, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiac Arrest Care


Anezi Uzendu, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in interventional cardiology, cardiac arrest care, and general cardiology.

Dr. Uzendu earned his medical degree at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. He gained advanced training through fellowships in cardiovascular medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center and interventional cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Corrigan Minehan Heart Center. He also completed a research fellowship in cardiovascular outcomes at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and interventional cardiology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2023.

A member of the Systems of Care Subcommittee of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee, Dr. Uzendu has partnered with the AHA on multiple projects to advocate for heart health and awareness. He has also given several oral presentations and media interviews and has published in his areas of expertise.

In 2022, Dr. Uzendu earned the Young Investigator Award for the Resuscitation Science Symposium.

Personal Note

When he’s not at work, Dr. Uzendu enjoys fitness, sports, live music, and faith-based activities.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine (2008-2014)
  • Internship - University of Alabama of Birmingham (2014-2015), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - University of Alabama of Birmingham (2015-2017), Internal Medicine
  • Research Fellowship - St. Luke's Mid American Heart Institute (2021-2023), Cardiovascular Outcomes Research
  • Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital (2020-2021), Interventional Cardiology
  • Fellowship - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (2017-2020), Cardiovascular Disease
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • America Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
Honors & Awards
  • Young Investigator Award 2022, Resuscitation Science Symposium
  • Tinsley Harrison E=hH2 Award 2017, Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiac Arrest Care
  • General Cardiology

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