Our Physicians

Our Physicians

Emil Azer, MD
Emil Azer, MD
315 464-4472
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Trauma Surgery; Trauma Reconstruction; Orthopedic Trauma; Broken Ankle; Broken Arm; more
Education: New York Medical College
Clinical Interests: Orthopedic trauma; pelvic and acetabular fractures as well as complex peri-articular fractures;
adult reconstruction; hip and knee arthroplasty; revision surgery and post-traumatic reconstruction

Todd C Battaglia, MD
Todd C Battaglia, MD
315 251-3100
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Osteoarthritis; Knee Arthroscopy; Sports Medicine; Total Knee Replacement; Total Shoulder Joint Replacement
Education: SUNY Buffalo
Associations/Memberships: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM); Alpha Omega Alpha Honour Society

Timothy A Damron, MD
Timothy A Damron, MD
315 464-4472
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Oncology; Adult Lymphoma; Arthritis; Benign Bone Tumors; Benign Soft-Tissue Masses; more
Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Research Interests:

Radioprotectant strategies: pediatric growth plate. Treatment of Fractures in Pathology Bone, Reconstructive Alternatives: Limb-Sparing Sarcoma Surgery, Genetics of Pagetoid Osteosarcoma

Clinical Interests: Pediatric and adult bone and soft-tissue tumors, Synovial proliferation disorders (PVNs, synovial chondromatosis), Metastatic disease to bone, Joint reconstructive surgery

Naven Duggal, MD
Naven Duggal, MD
315 251-3100
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Achilles Tendon Injury; Arthritis; Broken Leg; Bunion; Bursitis; more

Nathan Everding, MD
Nathan Everding, MD
315 251-3100
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Arthritis; Calcific Tendonitis; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Fractures and Dislocations of Hand; Osteoarthritis; more
Associations/Memberships: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

John Fatti, MD
John Fatti, MD
315 251-3100
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Arthritis; Bone Cancer; Bone Infection; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Fracture; more
Associations/Memberships: Medical Society of The State of New York; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); Onondaga County Medical Society

J A Lemley, MD
J A Lemley, MD
315 251-3100
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Fracture; Infections of Bones and Joints; Osteoarthritis; Rotator Cuff Injury; more

Kevin J Setter, MD
Kevin J Setter, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Hand Surgery; Shoulder and Elbow Surgery; Orthopedic Surgery
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Research Interests:

Sports problems of the shoulder/elbow. Shoulder/elbow & wrist joint replacement and reconstruction. Rotator cuff disease. Instability of the shoulder and elbow. Elbow stiffness.

Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and elbow. Sports related problems of the shoulder, elbow and wrist. Rotator cuff disease. Instability of the shoulder and elbow. Joint replacement and reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow and wrist.

Robert Sherman, MD
Robert Sherman, MD
315 464-4472
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopaedics/ Biomechanics; Orthopedic Surgery; Trauma Reconstruction; Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Knee, and Ankle; Orthopedic Trauma; Ankle Sprain; more
Education: Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center
Clinical Interests:

Dr. Sherman has particular interests in lower extremity joint reconstruction including minimally invasive hip and knee replacements, partial knee replacements, revision joint replacements and management of fractures and injuries around joint replacements.  His interests also include operative and non-operative management of arthritis, knee arthroscopy, fractures and general orthopedics.  


L Ryan Smart, MD
L Ryan Smart, MD
315 251-3100
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury; Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS); Rotator Cuff Injury; Shoulder Injuries; Sprains; more
Education: University of Michigan Medical School
Associations/Memberships: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM); American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); Alpha Omega Alpha Honour Society

Scott Van Valkenburg, MD
Scott Van Valkenburg, MD
315 464-4472
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Foot and Ankle; Podiatric Surgery; Amputation; Ankle Sprain; Bone Infection; more
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Clinical Interests:

Foot and ankle reconstruction, lower extremity traumatic injuries, ankle replacement, sports related ankle and foot injuries, ankle anthroscopy, managing ankle and foot arthritis.


Warren E Wulff, MD
Warren E Wulff, MD
315 251-3100
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Orthopedic Surgery; Trauma; Spinal Surgery
Education: University of Vermont
Associations/Memberships: North American Spine Society