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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.

Core Stroke Team

Julius Gene S. Latorre, MD, MPHMedical Director
Julius Gene S. Latorre, MD, MPH

Jennifer SchleierStroke Program Manager
Jennifer Schleier RN, BSN, CCRN

Joshua OnyanStroke Program Outreach Coordinator
Joshua Onyan, RN

Michelle VallelungaStroke Program Data Coordinator
Michelle Vallelunga RN, MS, CNRN

Acute Stroke Team

  • Stroke Neurologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Neuro-interventionalists
  • Neuro-radiology/Radiology
  • Emergency Physicians
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Neuroscience Nursing
  • SWAT Team
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation Specialists

Neurology-Stroke Service

Antonio Culebras, MD
Antonio Culebras, MD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Anuradha K Duleep, MD
Anuradha K Duleep, MD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Elwaleed El Nour, MD
Elwaleed El Nour, MD
Neurology-Stroke Service
Grahame Gould, MD
Grahame Gould, 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
Hesham Masoud, MBBCH
Hesham Masoud, MBBCH
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

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
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 M Siddiqui, MD
Faisal M Siddiqui, MD
Neurorehabilitation
Margaret A Turk, MD
Margaret A Turk, MD
Neurorehabilitation
Claudine Ward, MD
Claudine Ward, MD
Neurorehabilitation

Neuro-interventional/Radiology

Grahame Gould, MD
Grahame Gould, MD
Neuro-interventional/Radiology
Hesham Masoud, MBBCH
Hesham Masoud, MBBCH
Neuro-interventional/Radiology
Amar S Swarnkar, MD
Amar S Swarnkar, MD
Neuro-interventional/Radiology

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

Gary A Johnson, MD, FACEP

Gary A Johnson, MD, FACEP
Appointed 07/01/90
Women's Health Network
2nd Fl 550 East Genesee Street
550 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinic/Unit

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1990
  • MD: University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1986

Specialties & Certification

  • Emergency Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Medical Emergencies

Treats

  • Adults and Children

Treatments/Services

  • Emergency Services

Associations/Memberships

  • American College of Emergency Physicians

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Research

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

Cardiology

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