Syed Mahmood

Bayhealth Welcomes Syed Mahmood, MD

Friday, May 19, 2023 | Expanded Services
The more recent impact of contagious respiratory illness has underscored the importance of strong respiratory health. Delivering on its mission to strengthen the health of our communities, Bayhealth is bringing on new specialists and services. Physician Syed Nazeer Mahmood, MD, is the first of several new clinicians to join Bayhealth’s newest medical practice— Bayhealth Pulmonology & Critical Care. Dr. Mahmood has expertise in advanced lung diseases and treats a wide range of pulmonary conditions, such as asthma, COPD and pulmonary fibrosis. He is accepting new patients.

The practice is part of Bayhealth Medical Group, a partnership of highly trained physicians and advanced practice clinicians, their staff, and an administrative support team that operates medical offices throughout central and southern Delaware.

“Dr. Mahmood is an excellent addition to our Bayhealth team,” said Bayhealth Vice President, Physician Services and Clinical Integration Lawrence Ward, MD, MPH, FACP. “We know there is a high demand in our area for specialized care to treat lung diseases and help individuals better manage their chronic respiratory conditions, including those with long-term respiratory effects of COVID. Having this new practice and Dr. Mahmood’s expertise will enable us to better meet our community needs.”

After earning a medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Karnataka, India, Dr. Mahmood did an internal medicine residency with MedStar Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. There he also completed fellowship training in pulmonology and critical care medicine and served as chief fellow.

Dr. Mahmood is a leader in his specialty field, having done extensive research and conference presentations on pulmonary vascular diseases and innovative therapies in pulmonary and critical care medicine. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society and active in the American College of CHEST Physicians—a national network of experts dedicated to advancing the wellbeing of patients with pulmonary and critical illnesses.

To make an appointment with Dr. Mahmood at Bayhealth Pulmonary & Critical Care, located at 530 S. State Street, Suite 107 in Dover, please call 302-608-5299. Visit for more information on the practice.

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