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Satish Krishnamurthy, MD
Satish Krishnamurthy, MD
Interim Department Chair, Neurosurgery
Tel. 315 492-3125 (Clinical)

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, 2000, Neurological Surgery
  • Internship: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, 1995, General Surgery
  • MD: Mysore Medical College, Mysore, India, 1984

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Neurological Surgery; Brachial Plexus Injury; Brachial plexopathy; Brain Abscess; Brain Aneurysm; Brain Injury; more...



Harish Babu, MD, PhD
Tel. 315 492-3172

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Center for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Prince of Wales Hospital. Sydney, Australia
  • Fellowship: University of Toronto, Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery, Toronto, Canada
  • Residency: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Los Angeles, USA
  • MD: Charité Medical University. Berlin, Germany

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Neurological Surgery; Brain Tumors; Pituitary Disorders; Raidosurgery; Brain Abscess ( more...)


Timothy M. Beutler, MD
Tel. 315 492-3117

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Upstate Medical University, Neurosurgery. Syracuse, NY (2020).
  • MD: Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine. Cleveland, OH (2013).

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Neurocritical Care, Quality Improvement, more...


Lawrence S. Chin, MD
Tel. 315 492-3170

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: University of Southern California, Neurological Surgery (1994).
  • MD: University of Michigan, Doctor of Medicine (1987, with honors).

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Neurological Surgery; Brachial Plexus Injury; Brain Abscess; Brain Aneurysm; Brain Injury; Brain Tumor; more...


Michael A. Galgano, MD
Tel. 315 492-3117

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Brown University Rhode Island Hospital, Reconstructive Spinal Deformity Surgery, Spinal Tumor Surgery (2018).
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Neurosurgery, Syracuse NY (2017).
  • MD: St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada (2010).

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Benign Bone Tumors; Bone Cancer; Kyphosis; Malignant Bone Tumors; Myelopathy; Neck Stinger; more...


Grahame C. Gould, MD
Tel. 315 492-3118

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Endovascular Neurosurgery. Philadelphia, PA (2012).
  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Neurosurgery. New Haven, CT (2011).
  • MD: Yale University, Doctor of Medicine. New Haven, CT (2004).

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Neurological Surgery; Brain Aneurysm; Brain Tumor; Brain and Spine Tumors; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Cervical Radiculopathy; more...


Walter A. Hall, MD, MBA
Tel. 315 492-3117

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Neurosurgery. Pittsburgh, PA (1990).
  • Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, General Surgery. Pittsburgh, PA (1984).
  • MD: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. New York, NY (1983).

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Neurological Surgery; Brachial Plexus Injury; Brachial plexopathy; Brain Abscess; Brain Aneurysm; Brain Injury; more...


Ali Hazama, MD 2020
Ali Hazama, MD
Tel. 315 464-4470

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Upstate Medical University, Neurosurgery. Syracuse, NY (2020).
  • MD: The Chicago Medical School. Chicago, IL. (2013).

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Minimally invasive spine surgery, tumors, and skull base surgery; more...


G. Duemani Reddy, MD, PhD
Tel. 315 492-3122

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Toronto, Functional Neurosurgery
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Neurosurgery. Houston, TX (2016).
  • MD: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (2008).
  • PhD: Rice University, Bioengineering. Houston, TX (2006).

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery; Brain Tumor Treatment; Comprehensive Epilepsy Program; Skull Base Surgery; Spinal Decompression Surgery; Surgical Treatment of Spasticity, more...


Michael Shende, MD
Clinical Professor, Neurological Surgery
Consultant
Tel. 315 464-4470

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Upstate Medical University Neurosurgery. Syracuse, NY (1969).
  • MD: University of Geneva, Switzerland (1960).

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

General neurosurgery, more...


Zulma Tovar Spinoza, MD
Tel. 315 492-3114

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children, Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery. Toronto, Canada (2007).
  • Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children, Pediatric Neurosurgery. Toronto, Canada (2006).
  • Residency: University of Tel Aviv | Rabin Medical Center. Neurological Surgery (2005).
  • MD: Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela (1993).

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Neurological Surgery; Pediatric Neurosurgery; Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Brachial plexopathy; Brain Abscess; more...


Dennise Burch, FNP-C
Tel. 315 464-4470

Formal Education

  • M.S., Nursing: SUNY Upstate Medical University Family Nurse Practitioner (Board certified, 2014).

  

 

Jessica Conners, FNP-C
Tel. 315 464-4470

Formal Education

  • M.S., Nursing: SUNY Upstate Medical University Family Nurse Practitioner (Board certified, 2013).
  • B.S., Nursing: Utica College | Syracuse University. Utica, NY (2007).


Bruce Elliott, PA-C
Tel. 315 464-4470

Formal Education

  • Physician Assistant: Albany Medical College. Albany, NY (1985).
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology: Grove City College. Grove City, PA (1983).


Meahgan T. LeFevre, FNP-C 
Tel. 315 464-4470

 




Susan K. Stuck, PA-C
Tel. 315 464-4470

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant: Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Rochester NY, (2008).


Jeffrey M. Smith, PA-C
Tel. 315 464-4470

Formal Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant: Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY
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