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Rheumatology fellows
L-R: Dr. Jihad Ben Gabr, Dr. Eric Liu, Dr. Saika Sharmeen; Dr. Konrad Dziamski, Dr. Andras Perl, Program Director, Dr. Thein Swe (2018-2019 Fellows)

Rheumatology Fellowship Program

Andras Perl


Andras Perl,MD, PhD
Rheumatology Fellowship
Program Director

Rosa Trpcevski


Rosa Trpcevski
Rheumatology Fellowship
Program Coordinator

Rheumatology Education Office
Weiskotten Hall
Rm. 8310,
766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-4194
Fax: 315 464-4176
Email: TrpcevsR@upstate.edu

SUNY Upstate Medical University Rheumatology Fellowship Program is a two year program that is accredited by the ACGME.  Graduates of the fellowship training program will be board eligible for the certification examination in the subspeciality of Rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. 

Title of Program: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Rheumatology Fellowship

Sponser: State University of New York

Participating Institutions:

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Veteran's Administration Medical Center at Syracuse
  • Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital

Curriculum: Fellowship Curriculum

Individuals Interested in applying to our fellowship program should apply thru ERAS

We will participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) 

SUNY Upstate Medical University Rheumatology (NRMP #156150FO)

Current Rheumatology Fellows

dziamskiKonrad Dziamski, MD 2017-2019

Dr. Dziamski was born in Park Ridge, Illinois and received his MD in 2012 from the Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poznan, Poland. He went on to complete his Internal Medicine residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. Outside of work he enjoys playing sports, running, hiking, skiing, spending time with friends/family, and traveling.



SharmeenSaika Sharmeen, DO  2017 - 2019

Dr. Sharmeen grew up in New York City. She graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s- West Hospital system. She loves to read, travel and spend time with family



SharmeenThein Swe, MD

Dr. Swe was born in Myanmar and graduated from University of Medicine 2, Yangon, Myanmar. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Interfaith Medical Center, New York. Outside of work, he enjoys volunteering, playing table tennis and traveling.



SharmeenJihad BenGabr 2018-2020

Dr Ben Gabr was born in Sana’a, Yemen and graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Outside of work, Dr Ben Gabr enjoys running, outdoor activities, traveling, trying new foods and spending time with family. Hometown- Baldwinsville, NY.



SharmeenEric Liu 2018-2020

Dr. Liu received his Masters of Public Health, Research Epidemiology at Loma Linda University, CA and MD from SUNY Upstate. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Upstate. Outside of work, Dr Liu enjoys playing sports, snowboarding, stand up paddle boarding, hiking and watching movies. Hometown- Los Angeles, CA

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