Faculty and Staff

Dragos L Mihaila, MD

Dragos L Mihaila, MD
Appointed 07/07/11
808 Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurology: Movement Disorders
  • Neurology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neurology

Clinic/Unit

Web Resources

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital, 2002, Movement Disorders
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2000, Neurology
  • MD: Institutul De Medicina Si Farmacie, Bucuresti, Romania, 1990

Clinical Interests

  • I direct the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program at University Hospital. I consult on patients with a variety of movement disorders: Parkinsonism, dystonia, chorea, tics, myoclonus, gait disorders and restless legs syndrome. I evaluate possible candidates for surgical treatment of movement disorders and manage the stimulators in patients that had Deep Brain Stimulation.

Research Interests

  • Motor fluctuations and non-motor problems of Parkinson's disease; surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders; experimental therapies for Parkinson's disease

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Blepharospasm
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Huntington's disease
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Tic Disorders

Treats

  • Adults and Children

Treatments/Services

  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Associations/Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Romanian

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

8/5/13 Living an active life with Parkinsons disease

Web Resources

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/mihailad
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/mihailad

Volunteer Faculty

Research Staff

Katherine J. Barkan – (monitor)
Megan Grosso, D.P.T, PA.C.
Meghan Hall (monitor)
Jennifer Moore – (coordinator)
Andrea McGlond - (coordinator)
Iulia G. Movileanu (coordinator)
Mary Lou Watson (supervisor)

Fellows

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellows/
Michael Mendoza, MD, PGY-5
Rebecca O’Dwyer, MD, PGY-5
Jason Williams, MD, PGY-5
Neurocritical Care Fellows
Dani Choufani, MD, PGY-6
Elena Schmidt, MD, PGY-6

Residents

Meet our Residents

Clinical and Support Staff

Anne Dow, NP
Megan Grosso, D.P.T, PA.C.
Marcia Harris, RN,FNP
Pamela Kirch, NP
Margaret Randazzo, RN
Sailasri Reddy, PA
Brenda Schader, NP
Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP

Administration

Ellie Scala, MBA - Administrator
Amanda Coss - Assistant to the Chair
Natalie Mullholland - Administrative Manager

Education Coordinators

Mary Phelan - Education Administrator
Alison Brewer - Cerebrovascular (stroke) fellowship program