Central New York Surgical Physicians, PC, Joins Crouse Medical Practice

CMP SurgeryCrouse Health has announced that Central New York Surgical Physicians, PC, has joined Crouse Medical Practice (CMP), effective Feb. 1.

Established in 1997, CNY Surgical Physicians – with 12 physicians and four advanced practice providers – is the area’s largest private multispecialty surgical practice, providing care to more than 6,300 patients annually.

The practice continues to offer a comprehensive range of services, including breast, endocrine, gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery. Moving forward, the practice will be identified as
CMP — General Surgery. Recognizing Crouse’s growing weight loss surgery program, this part of the practice will be identified as CMP – Bariatric Surgery.

General and Bariatric Surgery
The new General Surgery team at CMP includes Akbar Ahmed, MD, FACS; Tammy Congelli, MD; Steven Gelb, MD; Thomas Hartzheim, MD, FACS; Herbert Mendel, MD, FACS; Benjamin Sadowitz, MD; James Sartori, MD; William Schu, MD; Kathleen Tindall, NP; and Tanzeer Zamani, MD. The Bariatric Surgery team includes Kenneth Cooper, DO; Jeffrey DeSimone, MD, FACS; Catherine Huss-Johnson, NP; Taewan Kim, MD; Melinda Shaw, PA; and Tracy Walker, FNP-C.

“We have been in discussions with CNY Surgical Physicians for some time and are looking forward to having them be a part of the growing Crouse Health family,” says Crouse Medical President and Practice Medical Director Carl Butch, MD.

Superior Quality, Innovation
CNY Surgical Physicians is a highly regarded practice known regionally for superior quality, innovation, physician expertise and its long-term partnership with Crouse Health. “With CNY Surgical’s move to CMP, we continue to position Crouse Health for continued growth by enhancing access to vital healthcare services for Central New York patients,” states Crouse chief operating officer/chief medical officer Seth Kronenberg, MD.

Formed in 2010, Crouse Medical Practice is a multispecialty physician practice with multiple locations in Onondaga County and 94 clinical providers covering primary care; cardiology; endocrinology; pulmonology; sleep medicine; neurology; neurosurgery; neuroendovascular surgery; and interventional spine and pain management.

CNY Surgical Physicians will continue to maintain its current locations in the CNY Medical Center at 739 Irving Ave.; 8324 Oswego Rd. in Liverpool; and 436 Hinsdale Rd. in Camillus. All locations will continue to use the same phone number at 315-470-7364, and fax at 315-470-7495.