Divisions of Department of Medicine

The Department of Medicine is organized into twelve divisions and can treat patients for something as routine as the flu, or provide comprehensive care for disease such as diabetes, cancer, heart or kidney disease.

General Internal Medicine

General internists are Doctors for Adults. General internists provide care for adults with simple and complicated medical problems, and provide both ongoing outpatient care and oversight of inpatient hospitalizations.
General Internal Medicine  |  Contact: Deborah Shelby, 464-1775

Cardiology

Cardiologists prevent, treat and diagnose conditions of the heart, blood vessel and circulation system. Interventional cardiologists perform cardiac catheterizations and procedures, including angioplasty. Electrophysiologists diagnose and treat disorders of the heart rhythm, often through catheterization techniques.
Cardiology | Contact: Jeffrey Montalbano, 464-9578

Dermatology

Dermatologists are dedicated to the prevention, evaluation, treatment and management of patients with dermatological (skin) disorders. Our dermatologists offer a wide range of diagnostic services and treatments, including Mohs surgery.
Dermatology | Contact: Mia Ruiz-Salvador, 464-5367 or 464-5365

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Specialists in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism care for patients with disorders of the major glands of the body, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other metabolic diseases. Through our Joslin Diabetes Center we provide care to the largest number of patients with diabetes of any center in Central New York.
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism | Contact: Michelle Haight, 464-5740

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologists provide care to patients with disorders of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas.
Gastroenterology | Contact: Barbara Krause, 464-5804

Geriatrics

Geriatricians are experts in the care of the elderly, and provide consultative care for our aging population. They have special expertise with dealing with issues of the elderly and dementia.
Geriatrics | Contact: Anne Lutz, 464-5167

Hematology/Oncology

Hematology/Oncologists have special expertise in diseases of the blood and cancer. They are experts in the use of chemotherapy and cancer, and of treatment of problems in coagulation, anemia, and other blood disorders.
Hematology/Oncology | Contact: Lori Spicer, 464-8231 or 464-5446

Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease physicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with infections and fevers. They provide consultative services to both inpatients and outpatients, and continuing care for patients with HIV infection. In addition to diagnosing and treating infectious disease, ID physicians also counsel healthy people who plan to travel to countries where there is an increased risk of infection.
Infectious Disease | Contact: 464-5533

Nephrology

Nephrologists are experts in diseases of the kidney and hypertension. They provide care to patients with chronic renal failure through their dialysis programs.
Nephrology | Contact: Mary Lynn West, 464-5290

Clinical Pharmacology

Traditional divisions of clinical pharmacology focus on obtaining extramural funding to develop trainees in fellowships to be competitive as principal investigators for NIH & equivalent grant funding.
Clinical Pharmacology  |  Contact: Mia Ruiz-Salvador, 315 464-5397

Pulmonary/Critical Care

Physicians trained in Pulmonary and Critical Care are experts in the care of patients with lung diseases such as pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema and those who require intensive care. Critical Care Physicians direct the activities of the Medical Intensive Care Unit.
Pulmonary/Critical Care | Contact: Emilie Dor, 464-4189

Rheumatology

Rheumatologists are specially trained to diagnose and treat swelling and pain. They are experts in diseases of the joints and soft tissues (tendons, ligaments, and bones) and care for patients with arthritis, gout, tendonitis and a variety of other disorders.
Rheumatology | Contact: Elana Sukert, 464-4194