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New faculty named to SUNY Upstate Medical University
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – SUNY Upstate Medical University has announced the following appointments:
Ali Moinzadeh, M.D., has been named assistant professor of urology and chief of laparoscopic and robotic urologic surgery in the Department of Urology. In addition to his academic appointment, he will specialize in laparoscopic and robotic surgery at University Hospital. Moinzadeh earned a medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School and completed a two-year residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University Medical School) and his urology residency training at the Lahey Clinic (Tufts University Medical School). He completed a two-year fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and robotic urologic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, where he trained in a number of minimally invasive procedures using laparoscopy and/or robotics to treat urologic cancer.
Moinzadeh resides in Fayetteville.
Vipul Nanavati, M.D., has been named assistant professor of orthopedic surgery. He most recently served a faculty member in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, a medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey and completed a orthopedic surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University. His fellowships in hand surgery and in shoulder and elbow surgery were completed, respectively, at the Philadelphia Hand Center and the Rothman Institute. His research interests are in athletic injuries, arthroplasty, instabilityand reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow and wrist.
Nanavati resides in Manlius.
Kevin Setter has been named assistant professor of orthopedic surgery. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a medical degree from SUNY Upstate. He also completed a general surgery internship and orthopedic residency training program along with a hand surgery fellowship at SUNY Upstate and a shoulder, elbow and sports medicine fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. Setter’s research interests include rotator cuff repair, arthroplasty of the shoulder, elbow and wrist and sports-related injuries of the shoulder elbow and wrist.
Setter lives in Jamesville.
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