TAMPA, Fla. – January 25, 2016 – Tampa Family Health Centers announced it has named Faisel Syed, M.D., to the position of medical director, effective February 5, 2016. Dr. Syed is board certified and earned his doctor of medicine degree at Iberoamerican University in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Dr. Syed most recently served as a family medicine physician at TFHC’s North Dale Mabry location since 2014. He is passionate about community health and often accompanies TFHC’s mobile screening units to serve medically underserved and homeless residents.
“Faisel believes in the mission of Tampa Family Health Centers and has the desire and dedication to serve the underserved patients and residents of Tampa,” said TFHC CEO Charles Bottoms. “He is loved and respected by his patients, staff and other physicians not only at TFHC but in the community as well.”
Dr. Syed completed his residency at Columbus Regional Medical Center in Columbus, Ga. He holds membership with the American Academy of Family Physicians and has obtained other certifications that demonstrate his breadth of knowledge in his field. He is multilingual with skills in Spanish and Urdu/Hindi to complement his patient care.
“We live in a culturally diverse community where many people have barriers quality healthcare,” said Dr. Syed. “It is my personal mission to help break down those barriers and ensure all our patients receive the excellent care they deserve.”
About Tampa Family Health Centers:
Tampa Family Health Centers (TFHC) is the second largest federally qualified health center in Florida. Since 1984, TFHC has been committed to its mission: to provide quality caring and accessible healthcare to a culturally diverse community. TFHC serves more than 93,000 patients per year, including 3,300 homeless residents, in 17 locations throughout Hillsborough County. No patient is ever turned away because of inability to pay. With nearly 600 team members, TFHC has an economic impact in the state of $65.6 million. Services include family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, women’s health, optometry, podiatry, behavioral health, nutrition, family planning, enabling services, radiology, and insurance eligibility assistance.
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Company Name: Tampa Family Health Centers
Contact Person: D. Shenell Reed
Phone: 813-866-0930, ext. 1350
Country: United States