DR. TERRY RICE
A certified Medical Assistant, Kenya Tijerina has dedicated her career to providing skilled and compassionate care to patients while expertly managing office management functions for medical groups. Prior to joining the Sydenham Clinic team, she held longtime positions with a Memorial area family practice and a prominent Houston fertility center.
She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
Dr. Terry Rice, a physician and educator with more than 35 years of experience, serves as medical director at Sydenham Clinic. Dr. Rice specializes in Internal Medicine and prior to her role with Sydenham, she held key leadership roles as Medical Director at MD Anderson Emergency Center, Deputy Director of Ben Taub General Hospital Emergency Department and as Delta Airlines’ Medical Director of Concourse Health. As part of the clinic’s mission to use the most recent innovations in precision medicine, she integrates detailed and cutting-edge genomics with hormonal and nutritional data to design a personalized approach for each patient to help them achieve their unique health and wellness goals.
NUTRITIONIST & DIETICIAN
Finding wellness through the power of food, balanced with good sleep, daily movement, stress reduction and meaningful relationships, registered dietitian and nutritionist Shana Tatum deeply believes optimal wellness and vitality can be realized. She tests clients for potential nutrient deficiencies in order to develop a targeted plan to achieve their health goals at Sydenham Clinic. Through this health-centered approach, Shana’s goal is to empower clients to step into and find their own healthy balance. Here at Sydenham Clinic, she is committed to providing first-class nutritional coaching and one-on-one meal planning to reach each client’s health objectives and dietary needs. She is especially interested in the relationship between mental health and the influences of diet and lifestyle as a means to find solutions to restore balance and prevent further cognitive decline.
Aanchal Bhatia describes herself as an entrepreneur by profession, psychologist by education and a patient advocate by passion. Aanchal is also CEO of Texas Medical Concierge, a long-standing patient advocacy group with established ties to the top medical institutions around the world, and in conjunction with that organization, she works diligently to provide clients with access to cutting-edge concierge care, private health management and personalized medicine. Much of what Sydenham has to offer echoes principals found in Bhatia’s book, “Your Doctor Is Not God: How to Be the CEO of Your Own Health,” a self-help chronicle of her own findings about modern medicine.
With over 15 years of hospitality experience including the Four Seasons and Marriott’s luxury brands, Elisa takes great pride in extending the ultimate client experience and ensuring continuous member satisfaction. As membership director, Elisa introduces prospective members to the clinic and elaborates on the benefits of becoming a member while ensuring expectations are met and exceeded for existing members. Ms. Sosa is fluent in English and Spanish.