Southwest Medical Associates, a part of OptumCare has added seven new health care providers to help meet the growing need for health services in the Las Vegas community:
Syed Ahmad, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Tenaya Health Care Center (2704 N. Tenaya Way) and specializes in adult medicine. Ahmad completed his medical training at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College in Jamshedpur, India and completed his residency at in internal medicine and non-invasive cardiology at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna, India. He also served as a Cardiac Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon.
Tiana Hubbard, APRN joins Southwest Medical’s Tenaya Health Care Center (2704 N. Tenaya Way) and specializes in adult medicine. Hubbard completed her medical training at Goldfarb School of Nursing in St. Louis, Missouri
Steven Jaeckle, PA-C joins Southwest Medical’s Eastern Health Care Center (4475 S. Eastern Ave.) and specializes in rheumatology. Jaeckle completed his medical training at Daemen College in Amherst, New York.
Jonathan Li, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Rancho Health Care Center (888 S. Rancho Dr.) and specializes in cardiology. Li completed his medical training at University of Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida and completed his residency at Mayo Clinic – Florida in Jacksonville.
Armando Sarmiento, APRN joins Southwest Medical’s Montecito Health Care Center (7061 Grand Montecito Pkwy.) and specializes in adult medicine. Sarmiento completed his medical training at the University of Hawaii in Hilo, Hawaii.
Kelly Twells, APRN joins Southwest Medical’s Senior Lifestyle Center – West (8680 W. Cheyenne Ave.) and specializes in adult medicine. Twells completed her medical training at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Katherine Whitmire, APRN joins Southwest Medical’s Oakey Health Care Center (4750 W. Oakey Blvd.) and specializes in endoscopy. Whitmire completed her medical training at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
About Southwest Medical Associates
Southwest Medical, part of OptumCareTM, was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is one of Nevada’s largest multispecialty medical groups with over 350 local health care providers in 30 health care centers, including six urgent care centers, five convenient cares, two outpatient surgery centers and two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, plus access to a network of 630 providers throughout southern Nevada.
Our full spectrum of health care services includes Southwest Medical Associates Hospice, improving the quality of life for people experiencing a terminal illness. We bring care and comfort home to our patients through Home Health Services, Home Care Plus and Total Home Care and Palliative Care, part of the continuum of care for all stages of a person's life. For more than four decades we have provided this experienced, compassionate, innovative and high-quality care to patients throughout Southern Nevada. From our 24-hour urgent care center to industry-leading technology such as convenient e-visits and online options like the NowClinic® telemedicine platform, Southwest Medical’s goal is to bring patients the health care they want, the way they want it.
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