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Crystal Whitney with patient.

Meet Our Team

The Hernia & Abdominal Wall Reconstruction program is comprised of a team of hernia, minimally invasive, and plastic surgeons supported by a dedicated nurse navigator. The surgeons have vast experience in hernia surgery and are committed to addressing an array of complex abdominal wall conditions. The team's mission is to provide personalized surgical care; ensuring quality, safety, efficiency, and an outstanding patient experience.

Our Team

Moustafa A Hassan, MD
Moustafa A Hassan, MD
315 464-1800
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Surgery; Surgical Critical Care; Abdominal Abscess; Abdominal Pain; Abdominal Wall Defects; Acute Pancreatitis; more
Education: Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Clinical Interests:

Abdominal wall reconstruction

Complex abdominal wall hernia

Trauma Surgery/Acute Care Surgery/General Surgery

Associations/Memberships: Society of Critical Care Medicine; American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Prashant K Upadhyaya, MD
Prashant K Upadhyaya, MD
315 464-8224
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: General Surgery; Plastic Surgery; Absence of Breast; Baseball Finger; Bowens Disease; Breast Cancer; more
Education: Mysore Medical College, Mysore, India
Associations/Memberships: American College of Surgeons (ACS); American Society of Plastic Sugeons (ASPS)

Crystal C Whitney, MD
Crystal C Whitney, MD
315 464-1800
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: General Surgery; Trauma Surgery; Surgical Critical Care; Abdominal Abscess; Abdominal Pain; Appendicitis; more
Education: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine
Associations/Memberships: American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Shawna WhiteShawna White, RN, Nurse Navigator
Phone: 315 464-1803, Email: whitshaw@upstate.edu