The decision to become a doctor came easy to Dr. Syeda Hamadani, who grew up in Nashville listening to country music and yearning to travel. “Some of the most caring and generous people were the doctors in my community,” she says. “In college, I interned with local physicians, and I saw firsthand the positive impact that they made on their patients.” A dream opportunity presented itself when Dr. Hamadani received a grant to travel abroad for a year as a Thomas J. Watson fellow; during this time, she was able to learn about an international approach to medicine and further hone her interest in allergy and immunology. “I’ve been practicing for nearly three years now, and I love when I am able to bring much-needed allergy and asthma relief to my patients,” Dr. Hamadani shares.
“Seeing my patients’ quality of life improve gives me the most satisfaction from my work.”
1. What sets your practice apart?
I am trained to treat patients of all ages, which allows me to provide great allergy and asthma care for the whole family. I am also multilingual, so I am able to cater to a diverse patient population.
2. What is one of your happiest professional moments?
Seeing my mom’s joyful, teary eyes when I wore my white coat for the very first time is especially memorable for me.
3. What is your best advice for patients?
Allergies can be scary, but they do not have to be. We now have great treatment options for many allergic disorders. And there are so many new and exciting studies related to food allergies!
4. How does your staff enhance your practice?
My staff is essential in providing the best care for our patients. They have the experience and temperament to deliver excellent care. I am immensely grateful for their hard work and dedication to our patients.
5. What is your philosophy when it comes to the care of your patients?
I believe in actively listening to my patients. I aim to work with them to come up with a plan that best fits their needs and the needs of their family.
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