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Morris hospital hires six new physicians

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 11:46 a.m. CDT

The Board of Directors at Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has approved the appointment of six new physicians to the Morris Hospital medical staff.

Syed Ahmed, M.D., is a board certified cardiologist with Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists. Ahmed comes to Morris Hospital from Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. He completed a residency at Brookdale University Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, followed by a fellowship in general cardiology at State University Hospital of New York and a fellowship in interventional cardiology at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

Mir H. Ali, M.D., is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon with Rezin Orthopedics. Ali completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the world-renown Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in spine surgery at Rush University Medical Center.

Andrew Harris, M.D., is a board certified emergency medicine physician and provides care for patients in the Emergency Department at Morris Hospital. He completed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Rebecca Kuo, M.D., is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon with Meridian Medical Associates. She completed an internship at Rush University Medical Center and a fellowship in spine surgery at University of Texas-Houston.

Isaac Mezo, M.D., is a neurologist with Joliet Headache and Neuro Center. He completed a residency in neurology and a fellowship in neurophysiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Victoria Ochoa, D.O., is a board certified obstetrician/gynecologist with Morris Hospital Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists. Dr. Ochoa completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Ochoa is a native of Flossmor and practiced in the south suburbs for five years before coming to Morris Hospital.

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