Endocrinologist and Diabetes Doctor in El Paso, TX
Dr. Egbuonu opened her practice in 2018 with a dedication to serving the Sun City. As a new clinic in the Borderland, Dr. Egbuonu and her team are excited to immerse themselves in the community.
Our goal is to become a reputable clinic whose name is synonymous with trust and passion. Our belief is that a patient’s needs should always come first. At Diabetes & Endocrinology Specialists of El Paso, you will always be heard!
About Dr. Ifeoma Egbuonu
Dr. Egbuonu completed an endocrinology fellowship at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. She is board certified in Endocrinology and completed her residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY. She has chosen east El Paso as her new home and appreciates the opportunity to serve patients. Dr. Egbuonu has a desire to help prevent diabetes based on her personal family experience of losing her aunt to the destructive disease. She has also chosen to offer transgender medicine because of the lack of available care in the region. As an endocrinologist and diabetes doctor, Dr. Egbuonu believes in staying up-to-date with the latest forms of treatment.
- Doctor of Medicine (MD)
- Fellow of the American College of Physicians
- Board Certified in Internal Medicine
- Endocrine Society
- American College of Clinical Endocrinologists (ACCE)
- American Diabetes Association (ADA)
- American Medical Association (AMA)
Bernice Plata, APRN, FNP
- The University of Texas at Austin: Bachelor of Science in Human Development
- The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- The University of Texas at Arlington: Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
- Certified, Family Nurse Practitioner
- Member, Endocrine Society
- Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners
- Educating newly diagnosed diabetics and transgender medicine
- Spending time with my family, anything and everything Harry Potter, and watching movies
El Paso, TX
English and Spanish
Our Team’s Vision
We envision a population whose health is not a burden but rather a daily celebration. We know that your definition of health is not the same as your neighbor’s. For that reason, our clinic applies a personalized approach in everything we do. We strive to first earn your trust then we will spend time better understanding what is preventing you from living your healthiest life possible. This may involve changes in your lifestyle such as nutrition, medication, and other health-related modifications.
Our Mission Revolves Around You
Diabetes & Endocrinology Specialists of El Paso exists to offer patients the most trusted and reliable treatments in endocrinology and diabetes in the entire Southwest region. We will achieve this by always placing patient’s needs first and providing excellent care to every individual who walks through our doors.
Why Choose Us?
For many, diabetes is a hereditary issue that lacks proper care and significant attention. Our bodies are impacted in more than one way when we develop this disease. Having a compassionate doctor who will not only diagnose but offer genuine one-on-one treatment is what sets us apart. There are many clinics who diagnose diabetes but only one in El Paso who will give you honest, accurate, and benevolent care.
We are one of the few clinics who offer transgender medicine in El Paso. Whether you’re seeking information on hormone treatments or are in the beginning stages of hormone therapy, our clinic supports the medical aspects of safely transitioning. We work with patients to first understand their health needs then see that these needs are fully supported.
Additionally, we diagnose and treat the following:
- Type 1 Diabetes
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Ultra Sound Biopsy
- Thyroid Conditions
- Insulin Resistance