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James F Sexton, MD

James F Sexton, MD
Appointed 09/14/98
Women's Health Network
2604F Upstate University Hospital
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 492-5804

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Women's Health Network: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics


Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Medical College of Ohio Hospital
  • Fellowship: MetroHealth Medical Center, 1998
  • MHS: Case Western Reserve University, 1998
  • MD: Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, 1989

Clinical Interests

  • Cystic Fibrosis, bronchiectasis, infections of the lung, Critical Care and pulmonary hypertension.

Research Interests

  • Cystic Fibrosis, bronchiectasis, infections of the lung, Critical Care and pulmonary hypertension.

Clinical Trials

  • A Phase 2, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of CTX-4430 Administered Orally Once-Daily for 48 Weeks in Adult Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
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  • A Phase 3 Extension Study of Ataluren (PTC124) In Patients with Nonsense Mutation Cystic Fibrosis
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Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asbestos Exposure
  • Asthma
  • Blood Clots
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Chest Pain (Lung Related)
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD )
  • Costochondritis
  • Cough
  • Critical Illness Neuromyopathy
  • Critical Illnesses and Injuries
  • Cyanosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Delirium
  • Difficulty Breathing During Pregnancy
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
  • Hypothermia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Nodes, Enlarged
  • Mesothelioma
  • Nicotine Withdrawal
  • Noncardiac Chest Pain
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Recurrent Respiratory Infections
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
  • Shock
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Status Asthmaticus
  • Stress Induced Asthma
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Wheezing


  • Adults


  • Aerosol Treatments
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Venous Access
  • Chest Pain Treatment
  • Cryotherapy of Bronchial Tree
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ventilator Management


  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital


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Research Abstract

Epidemiologic Study of Cystic Fibrosis: A Multi Center, Longitudinal Follow-up Study of Patients with Cystic Fibrosis for Monitoring Pulmonary Function, Pulmonary Exacerbations, and the Safety of Long-term Treatment with Pulmozyme (dornase alfa).
Clinical Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/sextonj
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