Healthcare Practitioners

Adekola O Alao, MD
Adekola O Alao, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Administrative Psychiatry; Pain Management; Psychosomatic Medicine; Addiction Medicine; Psychopharmacology
Education: University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Research Interests: Mind-body interface, chronic pain, sickle cell disease
Clinical Interests: Consultation liaison Psychiatry, Chronic Pain and sickle cell disease

Sandra K Antoniak, MD
Sandra K Antoniak, MD
315 464-8668

Kevin M Antshel, PhD
Kevin M Antshel, PhD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Child Clinical Psychology; Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults; Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Children; Autism; Learning Disorders; Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Education: University of Kentucky
Research Interests:

Acquired/developmental learning disorders, childhood peer relations, brain:behavior relations, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric/child clinical psychology, learning disorders, developmental neuropsychology, ADHD, Adult ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sports Psychology


Amy J Beale-Gleason, LCSW-R
Amy J Beale-Gleason, LCSW-R
315 464-3145
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Clinical Social Work
Clinical Interests: Autism and other Developmental Disabilities, Infant Mental Health

Dennis L Bogin, PhD
Dennis L Bogin, PhD
315 464-3120
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Clinical Psychology; Anxiety Disorders; Depressive Disorders; Neuroses; Personality Disorders; Individual Psychotherapy
Education: Syracuse University
Education Interests:

Teaching/Supervision of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Clinical Interests:

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy; Object Relations Theory


Anne M Cangello, PSYD
Anne M Cangello, PSYD
315 464-3145
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Clinical Psychology; Diagnostic Assessment; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Psychological Testing

Cindy Carter, MD
Cindy Carter, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Psychopharmacology
Education: New York University College of Medicine

Evan O Deranja, MD
Evan O Deranja, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Dynamic Deconstructive Psychotherapy; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; Psychopharmacology

Mantosh J Dewan, MD
Mantosh J Dewan, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Adjustment Disorders; Anxiety Disorders; Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults; Bipolar Disorders; Depressive Disorders
Education: University of Bombay, India
Research Interests:

Treatment issues in schizophrenia:  economics of health care.

Clinical Interests:

Tailoring treatments for individudal patients:  integrating psychotherapy and psychopharmacology


Nanette M Dowling, DO
Nanette M Dowling, DO
315 464-8668

Wanda P Fremont, MD
Wanda P Fremont, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychopharmacology
Education: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine
Research Interests:

Biomarkers for Psychosis in Velocardiofacial Syndrome (NIMH Grant)

Child Psychiatric Diagnosis & Treatment by Primary Care Providers

Education Interests:

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Teaching Primary Care Providers

Clinical Interests:

PTSD, Multicultural Issues; Children, Adolescents and Families; Psychology of Women; Child Psychiatry and Primary Care


Aaron M Gleason, PhD
Aaron M Gleason, PhD
315 464-3100
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology; Anxiety Disorders; Depression
Education: University of Connecticut
Clinical Interests: Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Wendy E Gordon, PhD
Wendy E Gordon, PhD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Child Clinical Psychology
Education: Syracuse University
Clinical Interests: Child abuse treatment; post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adults; CBT therapy; ramifications of child abuse on subsequent developmental and psychological functioning; court testimony issues.

Roger P Greenberg, PhD
Roger P Greenberg, PhD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Clinical Psychology; Anxiety Disorders; Depression; Marital Problems; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Education: Syracuse University
Research Interests: Comparative efficacy of psychotherapy and medication treatments. Psychodynamics and personality.
Clinical Interests: Psychotherapy, psychosomatics, personality theories

Robert J Gregory, MD
Robert J Gregory, MD
315 464-3105
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Borderline Personality Disorder; Dynamic Deconstructive Psychotherapy; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; Psychopharmacology
Education: SUNY Buffalo
Research Interests:

Borderline personality disorder, addictions, neuroscience, psychotherapy

Education Interests:

personality disorders, psychotherapy, addictions, biopsychosocial integration

Clinical Interests:

Borderline personality disorder, addictions, psychotherapy


Aliya M Hafeez, MD ABIHM
Aliya M Hafeez, MD ABIHM
315 464-9097
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry and Neurology; Mental Illness; Psychopharmacology
Education: Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan
Research Interests:

Integrative treatments for Psychiatric conditions as well as Breast Cancer.

Clinical Interests:

Integrative Holistic Medicine

Treatment of mentall illness in cancer patients

Integrative treatment options for mental illness and cancer


Teresa M Hargrave, MD
Teresa M Hargrave, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Mental Illness; Mental Health Screening; Psychopharmacology
Education: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Giampaolo A.O. Huober, MD
Giampaolo A.O. Huober, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry and Neurology; Psychopharmacology
Education: Universita Degli Studi, Florence, Italy
Clinical Interests: Psycho-analytic Psychotherapy and Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, with particular reference to onchological patients

Brian Johnson, MD
Brian Johnson, MD
315 464-3130
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine; Psychiatry and Neurology; Addiction Psychiatry; Alcohol Abuse; Alcohol Dependence
Education: New York Medical College
Research Interests: Addictive disease via psychoanalysis of addicted patients Relationship between prescription of potentially addictive drugs by physicians, and addiction in their patients.

Eugene A Kaplan, MD
Eugene A Kaplan, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; Psychopharmacology
Education: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine
Research Interests: Psychotherapies; depression and suicide; human sexual problems (including gender identity problems)
Clinical Interests: Psychodynamic and existential individual therapies; anxiety and depressive syndromes; human sexual problems

Andrew R Kaufman, MD
Andrew R Kaufman, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry; Psychopharmacology
Education: Medical University of South Carolina

Prashant Kaul, MD
Prashant Kaul, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Anxiety Disorders; Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults; Bipolar Disorders; Depressive Disorders; Psychosis; Sleep Disorders
Research Interests:

ADHD, PTSD and SLEEP DISORDERS

Education Interests:

Psychopharmacology

Clinical Interests:

ADHD, Sleep Disorders and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.


David V Keith, MD
David V Keith, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Child Psychiatry; Psychopharmacology
Education: University of Minnesota Medical School
Research Interests: Family systems and chronic illness Doctor/patient relationships
Clinical Interests: Family Therapy Families and chronic illness

Marvin Koss, MD
Marvin Koss, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Psychosomatic Medicine; Psychopharmacology
Education: Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico
Research Interests: Psychosomatic medicine, depression, anxiety disorders, psychological factors affecting medical conditions.
Clinical Interests: Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychopharmacology

James L Megna, MD, PhD
James L Megna, MD, PhD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Anxiety Disorders; Mood Disorders; Psychotic Disorders; Group Psychotherapy; Individual Psychotherapy
Education: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine
Research Interests:

Epidemiology/pharmacotherapy of schizophrenia; Ego strength among inpatients & its relation to engagement in treatment; cardiovascular risk factors in patients with serious mental illness

Education Interests:

Biostatistical/epidemiologic principles and their application in evaluating the scientific literature; personality disorders

Clinical Interests:

Management of treatment resistant depression/schizophrenia


Zsuzsa Szombathyne Meszaros, MD, PhD
Zsuzsa Szombathyne Meszaros, MD, PhD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Alcohol Dependence; Delirium; Dementia; Hallucinations; Mental Illness
Education: Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest, Hungary
Research Interests:
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Schizophrenia
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Nicotine dependence
  • Lupus
Education Interests:
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Standardized Assessment
  • Motivational Interviewing
Clinical Interests:
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Schizophrenia
  • Alcohol and nicotine dependence
  • Psychiatric manifestations of lupus

Michael J Miller, PhD
Michael J Miller, PhD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Clinical Psychology; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Education: Duquesne University
Research Interests:

Dr. Miller's research has focused on the clinical implications of language, as well as contemporary clinical applications of psychoanalytic and psychodynamic theory. He is particularly interested in the work of Jacques Lacan. He is the author of Lacanian Psychotherapy: Theory and Practical Applications (Routledge, 2011).

Clinical Interests:

Anxiety disorders, mood disorders, complex trauma effects, sexuality.  Dr. Miller's treatment approach is informed by psychodynamic/psychoanalytic and existential-phenomenological theory.


Georgian T Mustata, MD
Georgian T Mustata, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Dynamic Deconstructive Psychotherapy; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; Psychopharmacology

Carmen C Nichita, MD
Carmen C Nichita, MD
315 464-8668

Kevin R O
Kevin R O'Connor, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Richard M O
Richard M O'Neill, PhD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Clinical Psychology; Anxiety Disorders; Depression; Mental Illness; Panic Attacks or Panic Disorder; Psychosis
Education: SUNY Buffalo
Research Interests:

Health psychology dependency health service utilization

Education Interests:

Provide consulting service  to groups/organizations/business partners through Upstate's Institute for Decision Excellence and Leadership

Clinical Interests:

Coronary artery disease link to depression and mortality


Amruthur G Ramamurthy, MD
Amruthur G Ramamurthy, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Internal Medicine; Psychosomatic Medicine; Psychiatry
Education: Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences
Research Interests:

Neuroscience of psychotherapy; psychosomatic medicine

Education Interests:

Neuroscience; Jungian and depth psychotherapy; psychosomatic medicine


Ronald D Saletsky, PhD
Ronald D Saletsky, PhD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Child Clinical Psychology; Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Pediatric Patients; Anxiety Disorders; Child Abuse & Neglect; Depression; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Education: Case Western Reserve University
Research Interests: Adaptation to type 1 and type 2 diabetes in childhood, Children and foster care, Emotional development in children
Clinical Interests: Foster care/adoption, Parent-child relationships, Play therapy, Psychological aspects of pediatric illness, Multidisciplinary approaches to health care

Robbi T Saletsky, PhD
Robbi T Saletsky, PhD
315 464-3165
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Clinical Psychology
Education: SUNY Binghamton
Clinical Interests:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for depression and anxiety disorders.


Thomas L Schwartz, MD
Thomas L Schwartz, MD
315 464-3165
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Psychiatry; Psychopharmacology; Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Research Interests:

Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Clinical Interests:

PLease note, not accepting new patients


Paula Trief, PhD
Paula Trief, PhD
315 464-1681
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Clinical Psychology
Education: Syracuse University
Research Interests: Behavioral health and psychological interventions in the treatment of pain and medical disorders.
Clinical Interests: Diabetes and depression Diabetes and marital quality Psychological predictors of surgical outcome

Holly A Vanderhoff, PhD
Holly A Vanderhoff, PhD
315 464-3120
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Adjustment Disorders; Anxiety Disorders; Self-Injurious Behavior; Sexual Abuse; Individual Psychotherapy
Education: Binghamton University
Clinical Interests: Deliberate self-harm behavior, Borderline Personality Disorder, Sexual assault trauma and recovery

Katherine T Walia, MD
Katherine T Walia, MD
315 464-8668

Anthony P Weiss, MD
Anthony P Weiss, MD
315 464-8668
Education: University of Wisconsin Medical School
Research Interests:

Health services delivery

Healthcare quality

Impact of health policy

Clinical Interests:

Neuropsychiatry

Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry