Meet Our Physicians & Staff
Timothy Endy, MD
Chief of Infectious Disease
Donald Blair, MD
Mitchell Brodey, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Tazaduq Fazili, MD
Medical Director, Infectious Disease Associates
Avrille George, MD
Waleed Javaid, MD
Chief of Infectious Disease, VAMC Syracuse
Medical Director, Hospital Epidemiology
Mark Polhemus, MD
Assocaite Chief of Staff for Research, VAMC Syracuse
A team of qualified support staff assist our physicians in all aspects of a patient's medical care including scheduling, assisting with diagnostic testing, education and teaching, assisting with direct patient care, assisting with billing, and being available to answer generalized questions and concerns.
A Physician Assistant functions both independently and in conjunction with the physicians in our outpatient location in order to perform evaluation and management services for patients referred for the diagnosis, focused on intravenous antibiotic therapy.
Jennifer Schumacher, RPA-C
Infectious Disease Associates Nursing Staff
Our nurse assists primarily with the care of patients in the outpatient setting. The nurse is available to respond to specific patient questions, provides ongoing patient education, and provides support to the physicians.
Michelle Scott, LPN,
Administrative and Secretarial Staff
Our Secretarial staff, function as schedulers and receptionists.
Upstate Announces the Appointment of Rosemary Rochford, PhD as Vice President for Research
Rosemary Rochford, PhD has been named Vice President for Research. Dr. Rochford, a member of the Upstate faculty, previously served as Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.
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