Rome Medical Practice is pleased to welcome Pulmonologist Mohammed Seedat, MD and Family Nurse Practitioner Katherine M. Freeman, RN, MS, FNP-C at its Rome Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine office, announced Giselle Wisdom, practice administrator.Located at 267 Hill Road, Suite 300, in Rome, the practice specializes in providing care for patients with lung disorders and diseases, and sleep disorders. “Dr. Seedat has been a practicing physician at Rome Memorial Hospital since 1997,” Wisdom said. “His exceptional training and years of experience in private practice make Dr. Seedat a tremendous asset in the care of our patients at Rome Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine.”“We are also happy to welcome Katherine Freeman to the practice to work with Dr. Seedat,” Wisdom continued. “These caring providers offer the specialized care our patients need, coordinated within the hospital’s continuum of cardiopulmonary care services, including the Sleep Disorders Center and Pulmonary Rehabilitation program.” Dr. Seedat and Freeman provide care for patients with lung disorders and diseases, such as COPD, asthma, lung cancer and pulmonary hypertension. In addition, they treat a broad range of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, and sleep related movement disorders.“Both providers focus on involving their patients in the development of their care plan,” Wisdom said. “They take the time to get to know our patients to understand how we can best help them manage their disease to improve their function and quality of life.”Additionally, Rome Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine offers annual lung cancer screening through the Lungs for Life Program. Freeman is the program coordinator, along with assistance from the Office Manager Melissa McNeil and nursing staff. Dr. Seedat has also been named medical director of Cardiopulmonary Services at Rome Memorial Hospital. As medical director, he will provide care directly or coordinate care for patients in the hospital’s cardiopulmonary department, as well as in the Sleep Disorders Center and Pulmonary Rehabilitation program. Dr. Seedat earned his medical degree from Pontifica Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra in Santiago, Dominican Republic, and completed his medical internship at Crouser Chester Medical University, PA. He completed his residency at SUNY Upstate Medical Center. Board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Dr. Seedat also holds subcertifications in Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine and Critical Care Medicine from the ABIM. He is also certified in sleep medicine through the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) and is credentialed to care for pediatric and adult patients.Dr. Seedat completed fellowships in pulmonary, critical care and echocardiography from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He is a fellow with the American College of Chest Physicians; a fellow with the American College of Physicians; a fellow with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine; a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine; and a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.With 25 years experience in nursing, Freeman earned her master’s of science degree in nursing with certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from SUNY IT, Marcy in 2014. With her broad base of experience in long-term care, urgent care, cardiology and family practice, Freeman understands how chronic conditions can impact the day-to-day healthcare needs of her patients. She is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.To schedule an appointment at Rome Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, call 315-337-3071.