Ernest Kanu, MD, Internal Medicine, Kennewick, WA, Trios Women's and Children's Hospital


Internal Medicine Kennewick, WA

Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist


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  • Dr. Ernest Kanu is an internist in Kennewick, WA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Astria Regional Medical Center, Virginia Mason Memorial, Skagit Regional Health, Trios Health, MultiCare Valley Hospital, and Willamette Valley Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Jos Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 32 years. He specializes in hospital medicine/hospitalist.

Education & Training

  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeResidency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • University of Jos Faculty of Medicine
    University of Jos Faculty of MedicineClass of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • MT State Medical License
    MT State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2015 - 2021
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2004 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Physician Recognition Award AMA, 2006

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • A Man’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest: A Case of Brugada Syndrome  
    Kanu EO, Varada N, Cheney D, Matz K. A man’s sudden cardiac arrest: a case of Brugada syndrome, Consultant Online, 8/13/2018


  • “My belly hurts and it’s hard to breath”: A case report of Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome
    Matthew Kheir1 MD, Rachael Steiner1 DO, Ernest Kanu1 MD, ACP Seattle 2019, Seattle WA

Press Mentions

  • Emergency Operation Covid-19 Centres in Three Regions to Be Strengthened
    Emergency Operation Covid-19 Centres in Three Regions to Be StrengthenedJanuary 26, 2021 13:51

Research History

  • The prevalence of Hepatitis B and C viral infections in Adult Nigerian patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy.The study looked into the possible association between Hepatitis B and C viral infections in adult Nigerian patients with dilated cardiomyopathy.Compared with matched controls using an ELISA based PCR assay, no significant statistically association was found.1997 - 1999

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Hospital Affiliations