The Core Team

Medical Director: Leslie J. Kohman, MD, FACS

Note: While the physicians pictured below represent the core team, patients may be seen by other members of each specialty.

Kaushal B Nanavati, MD

Kaushal B Nanavati, MD
Appointed 09/06/11
300 Madison-Irving Medical Center
475 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4686

Current Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Medical Director of Integrative Therapy

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Upstate Cancer Center: Integrative Therapy


Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1999
  • BS: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 1996, Biology

Clinical Interests

  • Primary Care; Integrative and Holistic Medicine

Specialties & Certification

  • Family Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Adult Patients
  • Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Pediatric Patients


  • Adults and Children


  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Family-centered Care
  • Geriatrics
  • Health & Wellness
  • Health Maintenance & Clinical Prevention
  • Immunization
  • Mental Health Screening
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Primary Care
  • Screening
  • Well Child Care
  • Wellness and Fitness Programs


  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP)
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
  • Society for Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Hindi
  • Gujarati

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

2/26/14 Integrative nutrition: eating for your health

1/10/13 Harnessing the power of concentration

1/9/13 The four pillars of wellness

10/23/11 Exploring Integrative Medicine

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