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Stroke Center Team

Our stroke team is comprised of experts from multiple disciplines. It includes neurologists, neurosurgeons, interventional radiologists, cardiologists and rehabilitation therapists. These specialists are supported by our three levels of neuro-nursing care, all conveniently located on our 9th floor.

Medical Director
Julius Gene S. Latorre, MD, MPH

Stroke Program Administrator
Catherine Stephens, RN, MSN, CNRN, NEA-BC

Stroke Program Manager
Jennifer Curry RN, BSN, CCRN

Neurology-Stroke Service

Antonio Culebras, MD
Antonio Culebras, MD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Anuradha K Duleep, MD
Anuradha K Duleep, MD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Elwaleed M El Nour, MD
Elwaleed M El Nour, MD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Shahram Izadyar, MD
Shahram Izadyar, MD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Julius Gene S Latorre, MD, MPH
Julius Gene S Latorre, MD, MPH
Neurology-Stroke Service
Carmen M Martinez, MD
Carmen M Martinez, MD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Michael L Vertino, MD
Michael L Vertino, MD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Klaus Werner, MD, PhD
Klaus Werner, MD, PhD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP, PhD
Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP, PhD
Neurology-Stroke Service

Additional Neurology-Stroke Staff

  • Nicole Rank, NP

Neurosurgery

Lawrence S Chin, MD

Neurorehabilitation

Bernadette Dunn, MD
Bernadette Dunn, MD
Neurorehabilitation
Jenna M Gardner, MS, CCC-SLP
Jenna M Gardner, MS, CCC-SLP
Neurorehabilitation
Suehun G Ho, MD
Suehun G Ho, MD
Neurorehabilitation
Lori M Holmes, PT
Lori M Holmes, PT
Neurorehabilitation
Shernaz K Hurlong, DO
Shernaz K Hurlong, DO
Neurorehabilitation
Vicki M Kalina, PT
Vicki M Kalina, PT
Neurorehabilitation
David M Kanter, MD
David M Kanter, MD
Neurorehabilitation
Alberto Maldonado, MD
Alberto Maldonado, MD
Neurorehabilitation
Faisal Siddiqui, MD
Faisal Siddiqui, MD
Neurorehabilitation
Margaret A Turk, MD
Margaret A Turk, MD
Neurorehabilitation
Claudine T Ward, MD
Claudine T Ward, MD
Neurorehabilitation

Additional Neurorehabilitation Staff

  • Katherine Mahaney

Neuro-interventional/Radiology

Amar S Swarnkar, MD
Amar S Swarnkar, MD
Neuro-interventional/Radiology

Additional Neuro-interventional/Radiology Staff

  • Anne Snowdon
  • Heidi Noce
  • Jennifer Caldwell
  • Paul Depew
  • Chantelle Henry

Neuroradiologists

Sylvie Destian, MD
Sylvie Destian, MD
Neuroradiologists
Rashi Mehta, MD
Rashi Mehta, MD
Neuroradiologists

Emergency Department/Emergency Medical Service

Thomas R Lavoie, MD
Thomas R Lavoie, MD
Emergency Department/Emergency Medical Service

Additional Emergency Staff

  • Susan Rainbow
  • Troy Hogue
  • Douglas Sandbrook
  • Trina Skeele

Antonio Culebras, MD

Antonio Culebras, MD
Appointed 07/07/11
808 Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 492-5940

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine - Community Campus: Neurology
  • Neurology: Sleep Medicine
  • Upstate Comprehensive Stroke Center: Neurology-Stroke Service

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neurology

Clinic/Unit

Education & Fellowships

  • MD: University Complutense De Madrid, Fac De Med, Madrid, Spain
  • Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1970, Neurology

Clinical Interests

  • All forms of sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy and sleep apnea.

Research Interests

  • All forms of sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy and sleep apnea.

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Narcolepsy
  • Parasomnias
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Enuresis
  • Stroke

Treats

  • Adults

Treatments/Services

  • Sleep Deprived Electroencephalogram
  • Stroke Care
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator Treatment (TPA )

Associations/Memberships

  • World Federation of Neurology
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

3/6/14 New guideline for stroke prevention

3/6/13 Sleep and aging

3/6/13 Understanding sleep disorders and sleeping problems

3/11/12 World Sleep Day

Publications

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Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/culebraa
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/culebraa

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