Diabetes & Endocrinology

Doctor Diabetes & Endocrinology

Amber Champion, MD
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology

Dr. Amber Champion is originally from Washington state, but has practiced in Baltimore and Nebraska prior to joining the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV. She graduated from The Flinders University School of Medicine of South Australia in 2005. She completed Internal Medicine Residency in Spokane, WA, and Endocrinology fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Doctor Diabetes & Endocrinology

Kenneth Izuora, MD, MBA
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology

Photo: Kenneth Izuora, MD

Dr. Kenneth E. Izuora, an associate professor in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Internal Medicine, believes it is vital that he uses his education to “make an impact on people’s lives.”  

A graduate of the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine, he is board certified by the American Board of Internal medicine. Fellowship trained at Emory University in Atlanta, he specializes in endocrinology.


Ana Mrkaic, MD, PhD

As an endocrinologist, Dr. Ana Mrkaic, an assistant professor in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Internal Medicine, treats the problems, diseases and medical conditions of the endocrine system, an intricate network of glands producing hormones that regulate various functions in the body. 

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Dr. Amber Champion is a Champion for Her Patients

Endocrinologist Dr. Amber Champion

If you ask Dr. Amber Champion why she’s now a UNLV Medicine endocrinologist with an emphasis in diabetes, she begins by telling you a story that’s set in Australia, a story about an abnormally hungry 27-year-old medical student who ended up in the emergency room with blurry vision and an unquenchable thirst — a young woman whose car broke down, whose bicycle burned up.