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Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens a New Practice for Southwest Houston Residents

HOUSTON, TX (March10, 2010)


Memorial Hermann Medical Group is expanding to meet the needs of the rapidly growing communities in and around southwest Houston.  A new Memorial Hermann Medical Group location, with Ruhi F. Syed, M.D. and Eleanor A. Tennyson, M.D., will be located on the Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital campus.

"We are proud to welcome Drs. Syed and Tennyson to Memorial Hermann Medical Group-Southwest," said Doug Ardoin, M.D., physician-in-chief of Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and president of Memorial Hermann Medical Group. "They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in family medicine to our growing medical group."

 A graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Dr. Syed's interests are women's and pediatric health, preventative care, and family care among others.  Dr. Syed is also fluent in Hindi and Urdu.  She completed her residency program at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

Dr. Tennyson's medical interests include family medicine and wellness for adults and pediatrics alike.  She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and completed her residency with Memorial Family Medicine within the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. 

Both Dr. Syed and Dr. Tennyson are board certified in Family Medicine.

"Practicing within Memorial Hermann Medical Group will allow Drs. Syed and Tennyson to focus on each patient's personal healthcare needs while drawing on the resources, innovations and technological advancements of the neighboring Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital," said Dr. Ernest Bartimmo, medical director of Memorial Hermann Medical Group.

The new Memorial Hermann Medical Group-Southwest practice will be located at 7737 Southwest Freeway, Suite 895, Houston, TX 77079. For more information about the new Southwest practice, please call 713.456.6800 or visit