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Our Team

Memorial Internal Medicine - Main Office

Syed Ahmed, MD

Dr. Ahmed was raised in Hyderabad, India, a place known for its hospitality and good food which became an integral part of his life. He believes in living a disciplined life, however now that he has children, that has become more challenging. Dr. Ahmed believes that disciplining himself allows him to utilize time efficiently, be a good listener, be respectful of others, and have a pleasant personality. Good communication skills have also helped him to gain the trust of people around him. He also considers good health as the greatest blessing from God and he strives to keep himself in the fittest state possible, and it is his goal to also promote the same in his patients.

Education
Medical School - Deccan College of Medical Sciences
Residency - UIC/Advocate Christ Medical Center

Louis Benevento, MD, FACS

Dr. Benevento has spent the last 40 years in private practice and is widely experienced in general medicine. He is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Benevento was previously the President of the Medical Staff at Memorial Medical Center and formerly served as a Chairman of the Board.

Education
Board Certification - Internal Medicine
Medical School - New York Medical College
Residency - University of New Mexico Hospital

Edna Juarez, MD

Dr. Juarez was born and raised in Mexico and speaks both English and Spanish fluently. She is an extremely knowledgeable physician and she prides herself on being a strong patient advocate. She strives to ensure her patients understand treatments, medications, and outcomes. This approach allows for the best, most attainable results. Dr. Juarez relishes in establishing good relationships with her patients and their families. Thorough physical exams, coupled with follow-up and solid communication is important to her style of care and to successful outcomes.

Education
Medical School - Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Residency - Internal Medicine Residency, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, University Medical Center, Lubbock Texas
Fellowship - Endocrinology Fellowship at Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Hospital General de Mexico, Mexico D.F.

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Gaudencio Pavia, MD 

Dr. Pavia is a highly experienced provider, specially trained in internal medicine. He provides care for adults and specializes in the prevention, diagnoses, and treatment of adult diseases.  Dr. Pavia is fluent in English and Spanish.

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