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October 27, 2002
Kathleen Paice 315 464-4839

New faculty appointed at SUNY Upstate

The following individuals have been appointed to the faculty at SUNY Upstate Medical University:

Amar Goyal, M.D., has been named assistant professor of anesthesiology. Goyal previously worked at Trenton Total Health Care Center in Trenton, Mich. Goyal completed a pain fellowship this year and an anesthesiology residency last year, both at SUNY Upstate. He earned his medical degree at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College in India in 1993. Goyal resides in Syracuse.

Francis J. Mangiacapra, M.D., has been named assistant professor of radiology. Mangiacapra previously served as a cardiovascular and interventional radiology fellow at SUNY Upstate. Mangiacapra earned his medical degree at SUNY Upstate in 1995, his master’s degree at Syracuse University in 1991 and his undergraduate degree at Cornell University in 1987. He resides in East Syracuse.

Frank A. Middleton, Ph.D., has been named assistant professor of neuroscience and physiology. Middleton previously served in the neurobiology department at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Middleton earned his doctorate in neuroscience at SUNY Upstate in 1998. He earned his undergraduate degree at SUNY College of Arts and Sciences at Plattsburgh in 1993. Middleton resides in Fayetteville.

Thadeus J. Schulz, M.D., has been named clinical assistant professor of pathology. Schulz previously worked at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in Providence, R.I. Schulz completed his fellowship in immunothology at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 1994. He earned his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada in 1987 and his undergraduate degree from Rutgers College in 1980. Schulz resides in Fayetteville.

Bijan Shekarriz, M.D., has been named assistant professor of urology. Shekarriz completed an endourology and laparoscopy fellowship at University of California in 2001 and an infertility fellowship in the urology department at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1994. Shekarriz earned his medical degree in 1991 and his undergraduate degree in 1988, both at University of Heidelberg, Germany. He resides in Jamesville.

Jyoti Upadhyay, M.D. has been named chief of pediatric urology. Upadhyay previously served as a pediatric urology fellow at Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She completed a urology residency in 2000, a surgical residency in 1996 and her medical degree in 1994, all at Wayne State University Medical School. Upadhyay resides in Jamesville.

Carl A. Weiss, III, M.D., Ph.D., has been named Assistant Professor of Surgery. Weiss received his undergraduate degree from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. in 1987, medical degree was from Tulane Medical School in New Orleans and did his General Surgery training at the University of Minnesota. He received a PhD while at the University of Minnesota for his work in surgical infections in the field of experimental surgery. He has fellowship training in surgical endoscopy, surgical infectious disease and he completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. He lives in Manlius.

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