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New Medical Directors Punctuate Quality at Rockville Skilled Nursing Facility  

Dr. Truong Bao (left) and Dr. Sayed Elsayyad

ROCKVILLE, Md. (Feb. 7, 2023) Collingswood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Rockville has appointed Truong Bao, MD, CMD, as medical director and Sayed Elsayyad, MD, as subacute medical director. The announcement of these two key clinical leadership appointments follows the recent completion of a $7 million modernization at the 160-bed skilled nursing facility, which provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care.   

Dr. Bao and Dr. Elsayyad each possess deep experience in geriatric medicine. The board-certified physicians are affiliated with Montgomery Medical Associates, PC, where Dr. Bao serves as its chairman of the board and Dr. Elsayyad as partner and chief medical officer. 

“Collingswood is an exceptional facility,” said Dr. Bao. “Dr. Elsayyad and I are pleased to join the talented team here in providing next-level skilled nursing care.” 

Collingswood was recently recognized as one of the nation’s top skilled nursing facilities in Newsweek’s “America’s Best Nursing Homes 2023,” reinforcing its reputation for quality care. The center’s top-to-bottom renovation introduced updates throughout the facility, including the expansion of its rehab therapy gym and the incorporation of a spacious activities of daily living suite. The facility also has enhanced its specialty care programming significantly over the past year.  

Collingswood is supported by Marquis Health Consulting Services. “Dr. Bao and Dr. Elsayyad are highly respected in the region for their expertise and dedication to geriatric care,” noted Marquis’ Nikki Gachot, regional director of market development. “Everyone at Collingswood is thrilled to welcome them to the team.” 

Collingswood is located at 299 Hurley Avenue. Beyond providing quality clinical offerings, Collingswood is committed to serving as a healthcare resource for the community. To that end, it offers a resource library of physician-curated content addressing many topics of interest; it can be found at     

Brick, N.J-based Marquis Health Consulting Services provides administrative and consulting services to skilled nursing facilities and senior housing communities along the Eastern Seaboard. The organization’s operational guidance enables its client facilities to overachieve their quality and customer service goals by embracing a progressive, multi-specialty approach to healthcare.    


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