Dr. Gaffar Syed

Dr. Gaffar Syed has been serving Frederick county residents since 2004. He is a board certified physician in Internal Medicine. Dr Syed completed his residency at St Barnabas Hospital, affiliated with Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital. He holds hospital privileges at Frederick Memorial Hospital, ensuring a continuity of care to office patients who are hospitalized.

Dr. Qureshi

Dr. Qureshi graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, in India. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine from Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Jamaica, New York and moved to Maryland with her family soon after. She is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Qureshi brings more than twenty years of experience with her.

Amanda Ruch, CRNP

Education & Training: Master of Science, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner – University of Maryland; Bachelor of Science, Nursing – Deaconess College of Nursing; Associate of Science, Nursing – Frederick Community College

Previous Positions: CRNP: EMA Health Scervices (Medical Division of Integrace) at Copper Ridge and Buckingham’s Choice; CRNP: National Spine and Pain Centers; Director of Nursing – Buckingham’s Choice; Pain and supportive at FMH

Certifications & Affiliations: Board Certified through American Acedemy of Nurse Practitioners (ANCC); Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Chapter University of Maryland; Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland (NPAM); Basic Life Support Certified (BLS); Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified (ACLS)

Professional Interests: Improving the individual’s quality of life and supporting them in mind, body and spirit throughout the continuum

Personal Interests: Outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking and canoeing. My husband and I are members of Chesapeake Dock Dogs and enjoy events with our yellow lab, Lucy.