All The Care You Need UNDER ONE ROOF!

With many specialties and resources on-site, that independence gives us the ability to make quick, effective decisions with our leading Medical Staff. We are able to involve doctors from any Specialty to improve patient care. Since we are under one roof, our staff works closely as a team for a common goal, our patients’ health, and well-being.

Dr. Sherin Ronaghian

Medical Director, Director of Physiatry

Dr. Ronaghian specializes in Physiatry – commonly known as physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) – which is among the new, specialized services being introduced at Tuckerman. The practice of physiatry blends pain treatments and physical therapy with the goal to help patients avoid surgery.

Timothy Onyiuke, MD

Wound Care Specialist

Timothy is a foreign medical graduate with a background in General Surgery from the University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT. He completed his fellowship in Post-Acute/Advanced Wound Care from College of Long Term Care. His skills include skin and wound assessment, diagnosis; wound debridement and treatment; I&D; dermatology; G-tube management & replacement in the facilities; performing vascular exams; pain management; physical examinations; orthopedics; patient education.

Dr. Sayed Elsayyad

Attending Physician

Dr. Sayed Elsayyad, M.D., is a highly accomplished medical professional with extensive experience in family practice and medical leadership. Here is a comprehensive timeline of his education, experience, certifications, and notable achievements:


  • May 1982: Dr. Sayed Elsayyad receives his M.B.B.Ch (MD) with Honors from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.
  • March 1984: He attains the Diplomate in Internal Medicine from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
  • June 2002: Dr. Elsayyad completes his Surgery Preliminary Diploma at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.
  • June 2002 to December 2004: He undergoes training in the Family Practice Residency Program at LSU-Shreveport.


  • September 2001 to June 2002: Dr. Elsayyad serves as a Cardiology Research Fellow at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. His responsibilities include patient chart review and follow-up, as well as participating in CCU rounds.
  • February 2005 to present: He becomes a Partner and Chief Medical Officer at Montgomery Medical Associates, PC.
  • January 2014 to December 2015: Dr. Elsayyad assumes the role of Chairman of Family Practice at Shady Grove Medical Center.
  • January 2021 to present: He becomes the Associate Medical Director at Shady Grove Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation in Rockville, MD.
  • October 2022 to present and 2007 to 2009: Dr. Elsayyad serves as the Associate Medical Director at Collingswood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Rockville, MD.
  • February 1989 to May 1994: He works as an Internist at the Internal Medicine Department of Embaba General Hospital in Cairo, Egypt.

Hospital Admitting Privileges:

  • Shady Grove Medical Center, since 2005
  • Suburban Hospital-Johns Hopkins Medicine, since 2005


  • Family Practice / Board Certified: 2016-2026
  • Family Practice / Board Certified: 2005-2015
  • ECFMG Certification: January 1999

Honors and Awards:

  • Continuum Healthcare Network: Healthcare Heroes Award – Distinguished Public Service of the Year under Extraordinary Circumstances
  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center Foundation: 2015 President’s Award for Outstanding Community Physician Contributions
  • Washington Hospital Center Surgical Team: The Pentagon’s 9/11 First Responders – Recognition and Honor

Dr. Sayed Elsayyad’s extensive experience, dedication to patient care, and notable contributions to the medical community exemplify his commitment to excellence in healthcare.

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