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Welcome to Advanced Practice Services

Advanced Practice Services
Upstate University Hospital
Rm. 627,
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Phone: 315 464-3494
Fax: 315 464-1977
Email: yackelal@upstate.edu
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An Advanced Practice Professional is a credentialed medical provider with advanced didactic and clinical education, knowledge, skills, and scope of practice.

Advanced Practice Services at SUNY Upstate encompasses the following credentialed provider roles:

Advanced Practice Services defines a level of practice that utilizes extended and expanded skills, experience and knowledge in assessment, planning, implementation, diagnosis and evaluation of the care required.

Clinicians practicing at this level are typically educated at the post graduate level and may work in either a specialist or generalist capacity. However, the basis of advanced provider practice is the high degree of knowledge, skill and experience that is applied within the patient relationship to achieve optimal outcomes through critical analysis, problem solving and evidenced based decision making.

Upstate currently employs and credentials over 300 Advanced Practice Health Care Providers. These include Physician Assistants (PAs), and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) who work within the following clinical areas:

  • Addiction
  • Bariatrics
  • Behavioral Health
  • Breast Care Center
  • CARE (Child Abuse Referral & Evaluation Program) 
  • Cardiology
  • Inpatient Cardiothoracic
  • Cardiovascular Services
  • College of Nursing
  • Designated Aids Care Center
  • Emergency Department
  • ENHANCE Foster Care Program
  • Endocrinology
  • Family Medicine Clinic
  • Geriatrics Medicine
  • Heart & Vascular Services
  • Immune Health Services
  • Inpatient & Outpatient Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Newborn/Neonatal Care
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Outpatient & Inpatient Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolarynology
  • Inpatient Pain Services
  • Pain Treatment Center
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Outpatient Pediatrics
  • Pediatric & Adolescent Center
  • Psychiatry
  • Pre-Admission Testing
  • Radiology
  • Refugee Health
  • Rheumatology
  • Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Transplant
  • Urology
  • Wound/Ostomy Services