Baylor Scott & White – Round Rock Welcomes New Section Chief of Primary Care

Suneel K. Vallabhaneni, M.D. to oversee primary care providers in Austin/Round Rock Region


Newswise — Baylor Scott & White– Round Rock welcomes Suneel K. Vallabhaneni, M.D, as Section Chief of Primary Care Services to lead a growing team of primary care and family medicine physicians.

“We’re excited that Dr. Vallabhaneni has joined us,” said Rob Watson, M.D., chief medical officer for Baylor Scott & White - Round Rock Region. “He brings a passion for patient-centered care including a track record in patient satisfaction, evidence-based medicine, and proven leadership. He will be a tremendous asset in helping us become the preferred provider of primary care services in the Central Texas area, both from the patient’s perspective as well as from our staff and medical providers.”

Dr. Vallabhaneni joins Baylor Scott & White - Round Rock from MidMichigan Health in Midland, MI, where he treated patients in the Department of Internal Medicine. Prior to that position, he was an Assistant Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Central Michigan University Health, Saginaw.

“I look forward to working closely with the talented group of providers, staff and leadership at Baylor Scott & White to provide standardized quality of care, a consistent and reliable experience for patients, and an enjoyable work environment for providers and staff,” said Dr. Vallabhaneni.

Dr. Vallabhaneni is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has held several academic positions in Saginaw, MI at CMU Health, including serving as a Member of the Clinical Competency Committee and Member of the Program Evaluation Committee. He is also a Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP). Additionally, he was Director of Ambulatory clinic, Internal Medicine Residency in Saginaw, MI.

“I enjoy making sure patients understand their diagnosis and include them in all treatment decisions,” said Dr. Vallabhaneni

Dr. Vallabhaneni received his medical degree from Siddhartha Medical College NTR and he completed his residency at Hurley Medical Center in Michigan.

“I’m looking forward to the summers in Texas, mild winters, and the well-known hospitality in the area,” said Dr. Vallabhaneni. “My family and I are excited to make the Austin area our home.”

Dr. Vallabhaneni’s hobbies include spending time with family, listening to music, running, and playing tennis.

About Baylor Scott & White HealthBaylor Scott & White Health, the organization formed from the 2013 merger between Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare, is today the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas. With total assets of $9 billion* and serving a population larger than the state of Virginia, Baylor Scott & White Health has the vision and resources to provide its patients continued quality care while creating a model system for a dramatically changing health care environment. The organization now includes 49 hospitals, more than 800 access points, more than 5,800 active physicians, 35,000 employees and the Scott & White Health Plan. For More Information visit: BaylorScottandWhite.com* based on unaudited 2014 fiscal year statements


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