SAN ANTONIO (April 19, 2013) — Two faculty members of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio received the prestigious designation Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) April 11 in San Francisco during the national organization’s 2013 meeting. The new fellows are Ali Seifi, M.D., FACP, and Gregory Bowling, M.D., FACP.
Dr. Seifi is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and a physician with UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of the School of Medicine. He oversees the care of patients in University Hospital’s Neuro Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Seifi received his medical degree in 1996 from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) in Iran. He did his first residency in anesthesiology and critical care at SUMS and his second residency in internal medicine at New Jersey’s AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. Finally, he did two years of a neuro-critical care fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Bowling is an assistant professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine and a physician with UT Medicine San Antonio. He is a hospitalist who practices and is the section chief overseeing patient quality of care at University Hospital. He received his M.D. degree in 2002 from Baylor College of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Health Science Center.
Since 1975, more than 35,000 physicians have earned ACP Fellowship, a mark of distinction representing the pinnacle of integrity, professionalism and scholarship for those who aspire to pursue careers in internal medicine.
UT Medicine San Antonio is the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. With more than 700 doctors – all School of Medicine faculty – UT Medicine is the largest medical practice in Central and South Texas. Expertise is in more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties. Primary care doctors and specialists see patients in private practice at UT Medicine’s flagship clinical home, the Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC), located at 8300 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio 78229. Most major health plans are accepted, and UT Medicine physicians also practice at several local and regional hospitals. Call (210) 450-9000 to schedule an appointment, or visit www.UTMedicine.org for a list of clinics and phone numbers.