Cardiac Care Experts

Crouse Hospital is proud to be affiliated with some of the region’s finest cardiologists, including those from Crouse medical Practice Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology Associates and The Heart Center of Syracuse. All provide outstanding cardiac care, which means you can trust your heart to Crouse.

Crouse Medical Practice Cardiology – 315-470-7409


Jeffrey D. Ascenzo, MD, FACC
Medical School: SUNY Upstate, Syracuse NY
Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Fellowship: Albany Medical Center
Professional Society: Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Joseph Battaglia, MD, FACC
Medical School: SUNY Upstate, Syracuse NY
Residency: SUNY Upstate
Fellowship: SUNY Upstate
Professional Society: American Heart Association, American College of Physicians, Onondaga County Medical Society, Society for Cardiac Angiography & Intervention, Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology
Specialties: Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Sub Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

William Berkery, MD, FACC
Medical School: SUNY Upstate, Syracuse NY
Internship: University of Massachusetts
Residency: SUNY Upstate
Fellowship: SUNY Upstate
Professional Society:American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, Onondaga County Medical Society, Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology
Board Certification: Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Sub Specialty: Interventional Cardiology

Kwabena Boahene, MD, FACC
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern
Fellowship: New York Presbyterian Hospital
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Cinical Cardiac Electrocardiography
Sub Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology

Riya Susan Chacko, MD
Medical School: Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Fellowship: Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professional Society: Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, American Medical Association
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology

Anil George, MD, FACC
Medical School: Debrecen Medical University
Residency: SUNY Upstate, Syracuse, NY
Fellowship: Baystate Medical Center, SUNY Upstate
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Professional Society: Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology
Sub Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Matthew Gorman, MD
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship: Georgetown University Hospital
Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Sub Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

Joshua Harrison, MDJoshua Harrison, MD
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Board Certified: Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship: University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT-Hartford Hospital
Professional Association: American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association (AHA)

Nikhil Joshi, MD
Medical School: Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Professional Society: American College of Cardiology

James Longo, MD, FACC
Medical School: SUNY Upstate, Syracuse
Residency: SUNY Upstate
Fellowship: SUNY Upstate
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Sub Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine
Professional Society: American College of Cardiology

Anis Obeid, MD
New York Heart Center
Medical School: American University of Beirut
Residency: SUNY Upstate
Residency: Buffalo General Hospital
Fellowship: SUNY Upstate
Professional Societies: American Federation for Clinical Investigation; American Heart Association; Council on Clinical Cardiology; American Medical Association; American Society of Echocardiograph; International Cardiac Doppler Society; American College of Cardiology
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Sub Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

John Ulahannan, MD
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College Manipal, Karnataka India
Residency Internal Medicine: SUNY Upstate
Residency General Surgery: North Shore-LIJ Health
Fellowship: Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
Advanced Fellowship:Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Fafa Xexemeku, MD
Medical School: University of Ghana
Residency: Bridgeport Hospital/Yale University,
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Interpretation Ultrasound

 

Pediatric Cardiology Associates – 315-214-7700


Nader Atallah-Yunes, MD
Medical School: American University of Beirut
Residency: SUNY Upstate, Syracuse NY
Fellowship: SUNY Upstate
Specialties: Pediatrics, Cardiology
Board Certification: Pediatrics
Sub Specialty: Pediatric Cardiology

Craig Byrum, MD
Medical School: SUNY Upstate, Syracuse NY
Residency: SUNY Upstate
Fellowship: University of Michigan
Specialties: Pediatrics, Cardiology
Board Certification: Pediatrics
Sub Specialty: Pediatric Cardiology

Matthew Egan, MD, FAAP, FACC
Medical School: SUNY Upstate, Syracuse NY
Residency: A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
Fellowship: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
Board Certification: Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

 

Daniel Kveselis, MD
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Residency: Buffalo Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
Board Certifications: Pediatrics
Sub Specialty: Pediatric Cardiology

Frank Smith, MD
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati
Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
Board Certification: Pediatrics
Sub Specialty: Pediatric Cardiology

 

The Heart Group of Syracuse – 315-277-2707


Jamal Ahmed, MD
Medical School: Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan
Residency: University of Connecticut (Internal Medicine)
Fellowship: University of South Alabama (Cardiology); Geoge Washington University (Cardiac EP)
Specialties: Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Trian Anghel, MD
Medical School: Carol Davila University, Bucharest, Romania
Residency: Upstate University Hospital
Fellowship: Institute of Cardiac Research, Syracuse, NY; University of Illinois at Chicago; Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center, DC
Specialties: Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology