Diabetes & Endocrinology

Diabetes Center
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology

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Our endocrinologists can diagnose and manage disorders of the endocrine system. Backed by training and compassion, our team provides a patient-focused environment. With access to state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, we provide high-quality and cost-effective care.

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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 UNLV School of Medicine. 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.

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Kenneth Izuora, MD, MBA
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology

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Dr. Kenneth E. Izuora, an associate professor in the UNLV School of Medicine 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.

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Aditi Singh, MD
Internal Medicine

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Dr. Aditi Singh, an associate professor in the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, is associate medical director of the internal medicine residency program. 

A graduate of the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine, she cares for patients in the areas of preventative medicine, diabetes, hypertension management and women’s health. 

Director of ambulatory education in the internal medicine program, Dr. Singh is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. 

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John Varras, MD
Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Weight Management

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Dr. John Varras, is a professor and the chair of the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine. He attended medical school at Creighton University in Nebraska, where he also completed his residency. 

He is the former chair for the department of internal medicine at the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine. Under his leadership, the department of internal medicine expanded the size of the residency training program and started three new fellowships in cardiology, gastroenterology, and pulmonary and critical care.

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Dr. Amber Champion is a Champion for Her Patients
Endocrinologist

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.