Stroke Center Team

Eric M Deshaies, MD

Eric M Deshaies, MD
Appointed 08/04/08
6TH FL Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5502

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurosurgery: Brain Tumors, General Neurosurgery, Neuroendovascular

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Biomedical Sciences Program
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • Research Pillars


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Albany Medical Center, 2008, Neuroendovascular Surgery (Senior Fellow)
  • Fellowship: University of Miami, FL, 2007, Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Fellowship
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center, 2006, Neurological Surgery
  • Internship: Albany Medical Center, 2001, General Surgery
  • MD: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2000
  • BS: Trinity College, 1996, Biochemistry

Research Interests

  • Neuroprotective strategies following subarachnoid hemorrhage, Cerebrospinal fluid proteomics, Cerebral aneurysm genetics, Ischemic stroke

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurological Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Spine Tumors
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Congenital and Developmental Malformations of the Nervous System
  • Curved Spine or Scoliosis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Lumbosacral Plexopathy
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Stinger
  • Nervous System Vascular Lesions
  • Neuralgias
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Scoliosis
  • Slipped Disk or Herniated Disk
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia


  • Adults


  • Angiography
  • Arachnoid Cyst Treatment
  • Arthrography
  • Atherosclerosis Endarterectomy
  • Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Carotid Angiography and Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Fracture Treatment of Spine
  • Hydrocephalus Treatment
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Neurosurgery for Pain
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spine Injury Evaluation and Emergent Care
  • Surgery for Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Surgery for Subclavian Artery Aneurysm
  • Surgical Options for Back Pain
  • Surgical Repair of Congenital and Developmental Lesions of the Nervous System
  • Surgical Treatment of Brain and Spine Tumors
  • Surgical Treatment of Hydrocephalus
  • Surgical Treatment of Spasticity
  • Surgical Treatment of Stroke or Brain Ischemia
  • Surgical Treatment of Vascular Lesions of the Nervous System


  • American Medical Association
  • AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section
  • North American Skull Base Society
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • New York Academy of Sciences

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

12/28/12 What is Your Emergency?  When you suspect a stroke, timing is everything

11/20/11 Aneurysm Repaired By Glue


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Clinical Profile Shortcut:
Faculty Profile Shortcut:
  • Vicki Casper, BS, RN, Manager Neuroscience Step-down Unit
  • Rochele Clark, BS, RN, Stroke Program Coordinator
  • Leonard Hurleau, MS, RN, Manager Interventional Radiology
  • Sharon Klaiber, MS, RN, NEA-BC, Stroke Program Administrator
  • Linda Phillips, MS, RN-BC, Manager Neuroscience Unit
  • Kim Spinelli, Manager, Neuroscience ICU
  • Sharon Wiggins, RN, Stroke Data Coordinator