Earlexia Norwood

Earlexia M Norwood, MD

medical group
4.9 / 5

Specialties: Family Medicine

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine - Family Medicine


  • University of Iowa Hospitals (Iowa City,IA), IA, 1988

Residencies & Internships

  • Ascension St John Hospital, Family Medicine, MI, 1991
  • Ascension St John Hospital, Family Medicine, MI, 1989

About Me

I am a Family Medicine physician, who currently serves as the Director of Practice Development for Henry Ford Medical Group, and the Service Chief of Family Medicine, West Bloomfield Hospital. In these roles, I have the opportunity to assist in the practice growth of new physicians and medical sites. I’m also engaged in educating populations and communities on wellness through business/community events, lunch & learns, social media, radio, and television


Your body is a gift from God and requires care and regular maintenance. If you take care of your body, it will serve you well in the future. My role is to work with you to maintain good health and maximize your body's full potential.

Awards and Honors

“Business Woman of the Year” Finalist: Troy Rotary Club
Health and Wellness Honoree- 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit, Inc
“Focus On People”, Henry Ford Health System Community Service Award
Top Doc Award by HOUR magazine (Multiple years)
Who’s Who of Health Professionals
Who’s Who of Women in America
Who’s Who in Black Detroit
“Above and Beyond” Award, Troy Medical Center
“Spirit” Award, Troy Medical Center
Robert E. Birk Award, Excellence in Research
Distinguish Alumni Award, National Association of Equal Opportunity
“A Randomized Trial of Decision-Making in Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis”, published January 31, 2012, Neurology Journal
"Female Adolescent Attitudes and Knowledge of Menstruation and the Physician's Role in Menstrual Education", St. John Hospital Journal. May 1991.





Earlexia Norwood, M.D. - Family Medicine, Henry Ford Health System

Blog Posts
  • Bad Breath: What Causes It And How To Fix It

    A Henry Ford family medicine physician explains what causes halitosis and what you can do about bad breath.

  • What Your Dentist Can Tell You About Your Health

    Could your mouth be the window to your overall health? That may be taking it a bit far, but your mouth is one of the first places in your body that can indicate if you are sick or have an underlying health problem. For this reason, regular dental check-ups are an important part of maintaining health...

  • Surprising Health Benefits Of Smiling

    Smiling not only offers a mood boost but helps our bodies release cortisol and endorphins that provide many health benefits. A bonus? It's also contagious.

  • How Essential Workers Can Protect Themselves From COVID-19

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2825 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083

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