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Advanced Practice Providers

To Schedule Clinical Rotations Please Contact:
Name: Tara Mathews
Email: Mathetar@upstate.edu
Phone: 315 464-7085
Fax: 315 464-2140

The team of advanced practice providers, namely physician assistants and nurse practitioners, at Upstate University Hospital at Downtown Campus are credentialed medical providers with advanced didactic and clinical education, knowledge and scope of practice.

They work to support the Hospitalist Department at the Downtown Campus through advanced assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based management of acute and chronic medical conditions. Our motivated team of advanced practice providers works closely with hospitalist physicians to provide comprehensive patient-centered care.

Suzi Koshy, FNP, DNP-C

Suzi Koshy, FNP, DNP-C
Clinical Manager


Carolee R Dornau, MSN, ANP, FNP
Carolee R Dornau, MSN, ANP, FNP
315 464-6527
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Internal Medicine; Family Medicine; Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Adult Patients; Chronic Disease Management; Health Maintenance & Clinical Prevention; Primary Care
Research Interests:

Evaluation of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Army National Guard Soldiers Returning From Iraq.  Co-investigator in collaboration with Syracuse VA.  Study in progress.

Clinical Interests:

Travel Medicine

Military Health and Combat Injuries

Associations/Memberships: Syracuse Nurse Practitioner Association; Sigma Theta Tau, Omicron Chapter (International Honor Society of Nursing); Society of Hospital Medicine

Crystal L Islam, PA-C
Crystal L Islam, PA-C
315 464-6279
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Internal Medicine; Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Adult Patients; Primary Care
Associations/Memberships: American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Susi Koshy, FNP, DNP-C

Aisha Lubega, FNP-C, MSN
Aisha Lubega, FNP-C, MSN
315 464-6579
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Hospital Medicine; Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Adult Patients; Acute Illness & Injury Management; Chronic Disease Management
Associations/Memberships: Sigma Theta Tau, Omicron Chapter (International Honor Society of Nursing)

Diana M Ramirez, PA
Diana M Ramirez, PA
315 464-6571
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Adult Patients

Jessica L Wagenblatt-Redden, FNP-C
Jessica L Wagenblatt-Redden, FNP-C
315 464-5910
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Internal Medicine; Hospital Medicine

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