General OBGYN

General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Women's Center/University OB/GYN Associates
Physicians' Office Building
Suite 600, 725 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-5162
Fax: 315 464-4615
Upstate Women's Health Services
Upstate Health Care Center
1st Fl., 90 Presidential Plaza
Syracuse, NY 13202
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-5210
Fax: 315 464-2141

The physicians in the general division furnish medical advice, education, and treatment in the entire range of Reproductive Health and Preventive Care. This includes services for adolescents, women in the childbearing age and the peri and post menopausal years.

Our physicians utilize the most advanced techniques available for birth control and the newer, evolving methods of family planning.

Both medical and surgical gynecological care are provided by this division, including advice and coordination for those interested in 'Complimentary Medicine'.

Complete maternity care services, involving a range of risk levels, and the entire range of family planning services, including those women with special needs and problems are available from our general division physicians.

Heather Shannon, LM, MS, CNM, NP, MPH

Heather Shannon, LM, MS, CNM, NP, MPH
Appointed 12/28/06
Women's Health Network
4H Upstate University Hospital - Community Campus
4900 Broad Road
Syracuse, NY 13215

315 492-5875

Hospital Campus

  • Community
  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Women's Health Network: Pelvic Health


Education & Fellowships

  • MPH: SUNY Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University, 2011, Public Health
  • MS: University of Rochester Medical Center, 1997, Midwifery

Specialties & Certification

  • Midwifery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Heavy or Extended Menstrual Bleeding
  • Hot Flashes
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Pregnancy
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Vaginal Infections


  • Adults


  • Colposcopy
  • Compound Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Implantable Contraception
  • Midwife Services
  • Trial of Labor After Cesarean
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Women's Health


  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), Member, Patient Safety Committee; Safe Motherhood Initiative Steering Committee
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), Inclusion Member, Inclusion And Diversification Task Force
  • New York State Associatin of Licensed Midwives (NYSALM)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
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