Adult Cardiology Providers

Nationally recognized and locally respected, the Crouse Health cardiac team delivers the highest standard of clinical excellence, uses the most advanced technology and treats patients and families with the respect and dignity they deserve.

Crouse Hospital is proud to be affiliated with some of the region’s finest cardiologists, including those from Crouse Medical Practice Cardiology.

 

Crouse Medical Practice Cardiology – 315-470-7409


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

 

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

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

Kwabena Boehene, MDKwabena 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
Medical Society: Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology

Riya Chacko, MDRiya 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
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology
Medical Societies: Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, American Medical Association

 

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

Matthew Gorman, MDMatthew 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
Medical Society: Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology

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

 

Nikhil Joshi, MDNikhil 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
Medical Society: American College of Cardiology

 

James Longo, MDJames 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
Medical Society: American College of Cardiology

Anis Obeid, MDAnis Obeid, MD
New York Heart Center
Medical School: American University of Beirut
Residency: SUNY Upstate
Residency: Buffalo General Hospital
Fellowship: SUNY Upstate
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Sub Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease 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

John Ulahannan, MDJohn 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
Medical Society: American College of Cardiology

Fafa Xexemeku, MDFafa Xexemeku, MD
Medical School: University of Ghana
Residency: Bridgeport Hospital/Yale University,
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular Interpretation Ultrasound
Medical Societies: American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging, Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement

 

Erin Bahamonde, FNP-CErin Bahamonde, FNP-C
Bachelors Degree: Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
Masters: Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Medical Societies: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

 

 

Anna Buckman, NP-CAnna Buckman, NP-C
Bachelors Degree: Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY
Masters: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Certifications/Achievements: Magna Cum Laude in Masters of Nursing, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support Academic Achievement Award

 

 

Lindsey Oltz, PA
Lindsey Oltz, PA
Bachelors Degree: University at Albany/SUNY
Master’s Degree: LeMoyne College
Medical Societies: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants NCCPA, New York State Society of Physician Assistants NYSSPA, American Academy of Physician Assistants AAPA

 

Jeanne E. Pietrzak, MSN, RN NP
Jeanne E. Pietrzak, MSN, RN NP
Bachelors Degree: Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Master’s Degree: Upstate Medical University College of Nursing, Syracuse, NY
Medical Societies: American College of Cardiology, Sigma theta Tau National Honor Society

 

 

Sara Saxton, NPSara Saxton, NP
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Keuka College, Keuka Park, NY
Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Board Certified: ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner

 

 

 

Maggie Towles, FNP BSN RNMaggie Towles, FNP BSN RN
Bachelors Degree: SUNY Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Utica, NY
Masters: Utica College, Utica, NY
Medical Society: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing 2017