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Neurology

Neurology Clinic
Upstate Health Care Center
4th Fl.,
90 Presidential Plaza
Syracuse, NY 13202
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-4243
Fax: 315 464-7328
Hours: 8-4:30

Neurologists prevent, diagnose and treat diseases of the nervous system. In general terms, these diseases will affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves or muscles.

Commonly treated diseases include:

  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Headache

There are many additional nervous system diseases for which neurologists provide care.

A neurologist is a physician who completes four years of specialized training in neurology, often followed by 1 or more years of further specialization in neuromuscular disease, epilepsy, stroke, or other field Medicine.

Department of Neurology physicians and staff provide clinical care to patients from an area ranging from Pennsylvania to the Canadian border, and including over 16 counties in Upstate New York.

The Department is organized into inpatient and outpatient services. Inpatient services include the General Neurology Ward Service, the Stroke Service, and the Neurology Critical Care Service. A Neurology Consultation Service also provides consultative care for patients admitted to the hospital for other reasons, but who also have neurological complaints.

Our Providers

Puneet Kapur, MD

Puneet Kapur, MD
Appointed 08/27/18


315 464-4243

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurology: General Neurology

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2018, Clinical Neurophysiology
  • MD: SUNY Albany, 2017
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2017, Neurology
  • MPH: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2009
  • MBBS: Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, India, 2008

Specialties & Certification

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
  • Neurology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Adult Patients

Associations/Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • Delhi Medical Council

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
Clinical Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/kapurp
Faculty Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/faculty/kapurp
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