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Ron Walsh, NP – Surgery
Sue Keenan, PA – Surgery
Dave Green, PA – Orthopedics
Archie McEvers, NP – Cardiothoracic
Lauren Stevens, PA – Pre-Admission Testing
Sarah Fries, MS, FNP-BC
Associate Director of Nursing for Advanced Practice Services
UH 1105A
315-464-5213 | 315-464-6174 (Fax)
FriesS@upstate.edu

Karin McMullen
Administrative Assistant
UH 1103
315-464-1960 | 315-464-6174 (Fax)
mcmullek@upstate.edu

Welcome to Advanced Practice Services

An advanced practice professional is a credentialed medical provider with advanced didactic and clinical education, knowledge, skills, and scope of practice.

Advanced Practice Services at SUNY Upstate encompasses the following credentialed provider roles:

Advanced Practice Services defines a level of practice that utilizes extended and expanded skills, experience and knowledge in assessment, planning, implementation, diagnosis and evaluation of the care required.

Clinicians practicing at this level are typically educated at the post graduate level and may work in either a specialist or generalist capacity. However, the basis of advanced provider practice is the high degree of knowledge, skill and experience that is applied within the patient relationship to achieve optimal outcomes through critical analysis, problem solving and evidenced based decision making.

Upstate currently employs and credentials over 300 Advanced Practice Health Care Providers. These include Certified Midwives & Certified Nurse Midwives (CMs & CNMs), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), Physician Assistants (PAs), and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) who work within the following clinical areas:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Bariatrics
  • Bone & Joint Center
  • Breast Care Center
  • Cardiology
  • Inpatient Cardiothoracic
  • Cardiovascular Services
  • College of Nursing
  • Dermatology
  • Designated Aids Care Center
  • Emergency Department
  • Employee Health
  • Endocrinology
  • Family Medicine Clinic
  • Geriatrics Medicine
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
  • Inpatient Medicine/Oncology
  • Outpatient Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Occupational Health Clinical Center
  • Outpatient Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolarynology
  • Inpatient Pain Services
  • Pain Treatment Center
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Outpatient Pediatrics
  • Pediatric & Adolescent Center
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry
  • Pre-Admission Testing
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Transplant
  • University Gastroenterology at the Philip G. Holtzapple Endoscopy Center
  • Inpatient Wound/Ostomy Services