Faculty and Staff

Andrew C Bragdon, MD

Andrew C Bragdon, MD
Appointed 07/07/11
Veteran's Administration Hospital
800 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5540

Hospital Campus

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center, 1982, Neurophysiology
  • Residency: Duke University Medical Center, 1981, Neurology
  • Internship: Duke University Medical Center, 1978, Medicine
  • MD: Washington University at St. Louis, 1977
  • BS: Dartmouth Medical School, 1973, Medical Sciences
  • BS: Bates College, 1971, Mathematics

Clinical Interests

  • My principle clinical interest is the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, including evaluation for surgical treatment by either brainsurgery or vagus nerve stimulation. Technical skills include EEG, video-EEG monitoring, cortical mapping and intraoperative monitoring. I am also trained in sleep medicine and manage some patients with neurological sleep problems.

Research Interests

  • I am presently involved in preliminary studies of novel imaging of seizure activity using functional MRI.

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/bragdona
  • Ellyn A Riley, PhD (Communication Science and Disorders)

Volunteer Faculty

Research Coordinator

Catherine Attanasio
Courtney Goodrich
Jennifer Moore

Iulia G. Movileanu


Clinical Neurophysiology Fellows
Mariel Davila-Martinez, MD, PGY-5
Ramesh Cherukuri, MD, PGY-5

Neurocritical Care Fellow
Elena Schmidt, MD, PGY-6
Wyssem Ramdani, MD, PGY-5


Meet our Residents

Clinical and Support Staff

Nancy Bailey, NP
Sandra Gibson, NP
Marcia Harris, RN,FNP
Stephanie Loveless, NP

Pamela Kirch, NP
Margaret Randazzo, RN
Brenda Schader, NP
Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP


Ellie Scala, MBA, CPA - Practice Administrator
Carolyn Hilleges - Assistant to the Chair
Natalie Mullholland - Practice Manager
Laura Rodriguez - Administrative Assistant
Jamie Fraser - Administrative Assistant

Education Administrators

Mary Phelan, BS, C-TAGME - Education Administrator - Neurology Residency and Fellowship Programs
Lisa Kelly, MPH - Neuroscience Clerkship Program Administrator
Kelly Ryan - Neurosurgery Program Administrator