Charles Esenwa is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and clinical stroke neurologist at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Esenwa attended medical school at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, and completed a residency in Neurology at the Neurological Institute of New York, where he also served as chief resident and a fellow in vascular neurology. While at Columbia, he completed formal training in neuroepidemiology under an NIH T32 grant.
He is dedicated to humanistic patient care and is the recipient of the Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Award, and the Neurological Institute’s Daniel Sciarra patient care and humanism award. He has published on acute stroke management, stroke risk factors, secondary stroke prevention and stroke disparities, and is interested in advancing health care delivery to underserved populations on the local, national and international level.