About Dr. Shola Ezeokoli


Dr. Shola Ezeokoli is the multi-talented founder and CEO of Balance with Dr. Shola LLC and the Physician Heal Yourself brand. Known for her vibrant personality and innovative approach in her talks, Dr. Shola is passionate about helping to empower early to mid-career women create lives of more wealth, autonomy, freedom, and fun through her work as a professional coach, speaker, and author.


As a triple licensed Internal Medicine Doctor with nearly twenty years of clinical experience, Dr. Shola understands the unique challenges of being a career woman. After witnessing her high-achieving colleagues suffer under the intense pressure that comes with a career in medicine, Dr. Shola decided she wanted to do more to support professional women, ease the burdens of high stress and beat burnout. This desire led her to coaching, teaching and speaking. Dr. Shola is an in-demand speaker who helps educate, motivate, and empower her audiences. 


She has appeared on Fox 32 News and WVON radio in Chicago and as a guest on Outcome Health TV, an educational TV network shown in waiting rooms across the United States, including the University of Chicago, Stanford University, and Kaiser Permanente. She is also a dynamic keynote and conference speaker, who never fails to show up as her authentic self and inspire others to do the same.


Since 2011, Dr Shola has spoken nationally and internationally at different conferences, organizations, and other events.


Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, Dr Shola was speaking at virtual events as well as hosting her own virtual events. 


Dr. Shola is a successful self-published author of several books, including Physician Heal Yourself: 10 Remedies for a Complete Life Makeover for Doctors. Her work has been featured online at HuffPost and blackdoctor.org.


Born in the UK and raised in Nigeria, Dr. Shola now resides in the USA. Being a global citizen, and very well traveled has helped give her unique perspectives that she shares with her audiences. Witty and practical, with effective use of stories, anecdotes and metaphors, Dr Shola delivers her talks with powerful motivation for her audience.


See what her clients have said about her talks.

What People Are Saying...

Excellent speaker with such a powerful message!


Dr. Shola was such an amazing speaker at the Women Physicians Wellness Conference in Grand Cayman this year! Dynamic, engaging and funny…with such a powerful message to share. Don’t miss the opportunity to book her for your event. Such a shining star!”


Erica H.

Dr Shola Ezeokoli is an excellent teacher and coach. She has spoken several times at our church RCCG RPA ,Dolton, IL. She ALWAYS leaves us wanting her to come back soon for some more.”


RCCG Dolton

“She’s amazing!!!

This woman is amazing! I’ve been so blessed by her events and books. My first major event with her was in 2016 and I’ve been a fan ever since. If you’ve attended any of her events then you already know, she leaves you feeling empowered, energized and motivated. I look forward to future events!”

Lois S.


Dr. Shola’s calendar includes speaking engagements from 2015 to present day.

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