HOUSTON (April 01, 2009)

Sonia Gyamlani MDInternal Medicine Specialist Sonia Gyamlani, MD, has joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group Northwest.

A board-certified physician who is fluent in Hindi, Dr. Gyamlani joins Jorge Luengas, MD, a board-certified family medicine specialist, at the Northwest practice.

"I am delighted to have Dr. Gyamlani join the practice," said Dr. Luengas. "She is a skilled and personable physician who will provide the highest quality care to patients."

Dr. Gyamlani received her medical degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical School in Aligarh, India, and completed a clinical internship at Grant Medical College in Mumbai, India. She completed a residency in internal medicine at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI.

After her residency, Dr. Gyamlani was a clinical research physician at Troy Internal Medicine in Troy, MI, and she was on the medical staff at William Beaumont Hospital. She also practiced primary care internal medicine at Windemere Internal Medicine in Warren, MI. Most recently, Dr. Gyamlani practiced at an occupational medicine clinic in Houston.

"I am very excited about joining Dr. Luengas in his growing practice," said Dr. Gyamlani, who will treat patients ages 16 and up. "I look forward to providing care for families throughout the Northwest area.

Practicing within the Memorial Hermann Medical Group will allow Dr. Gyamlani to focus on patients' personal healthcare needs while enjoying access to the resources and innovations of a respected healthcare system.

Dr. Gyamlani will continue to grow her medical practice while Memorial Hermann provides business office and technology support services, including deploying an integrated electronic medical record, billing and collecting, insurance reimbursement contracting and information technology.