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CNYSP - Central New York Surgical Physicians, P.C.

Physicians

Nurse Practitoners Brian P. Anderson, M.D Brian P. Anderson, M.D.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Education

  • B.S., 1977
    St. Lawrence University
  • M.D., 1981
    Upstate Medical Center

Training

  • Assistant resident surgery, 1981-1985
    Upstate Medical Center
  • Chief resident surgery, 1985-1986
    Upstate Medical Center

Professional Associations

  • Onondaga County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons

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Tammy J. Congelli, M.D. Tammy J. Congelli, M.D.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Education

  • B.S., 1990
    Albany College of Pharmacy
  • M.D., 1995
    SUNY College of Medicine

Training

  • Clinical pharmacy residency, 1990-1991
    VA Medical Center at Albany, NY
  • Surgical residency, 1995-2000
    SUNY-HSC at Syracuse

Professional Associations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

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Kenneth A. Cooper, D.O. Kenneth A. Cooper, D.O.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, 1991-1995
    College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 1998-2002
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME
  • General Surgery Residency, 2002-2007
    State University of New York-Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Training

  • General Surgery Intern, SUNY Upstate University 2002-2003
  • General Surgery Resident, SUNY Upstate University 2003-2007
  • General Surgery Chief Resident, SUNY Upstate University, 2006-2007

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Jeffrey M. DeSimone, M.D. Jeffrey M. DeSimone, M.D.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Education

  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Cum Laude, 1979
    Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • M.D., 1984
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Military Service

  • Commissioned, May 1980
  • Active Duty, July 1990-July 1994

Training

  • General surgery internship and residency, 1984-1987, 1988-1990
    State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • Research fellow-Department of Surgery, 1987-1988
    State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Onondaga County Medical Society

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Thomas S. Hartzheim, M.D. Thomas S. Hartzheim, M.D.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Education

  • B.S., 1984
    John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • M.D., 1988
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Training

  • Internship, 1988-1989
    SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, NY
  • Junior resident, 1989-1991
    SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, NY
  • Chief resident, 1991-1993
    SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, NY

Professional Associations

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • New York State Medical Society
  • Onondaga County Medical Society
  • Central New York Surgical Society
  • Upstate Vascular Society
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

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Herbert E. Mendel, M.D. Herbert E. Mendel, M.D.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Education

  • B.S., 1973
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • M.D., Alpha Omega Alpha, 1978
    SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY

Training

  • Surgical internship, 1978-1979
    The Presbyterian Hospital, NY, NY
  • Surgical residency, 1979-1983
    The Presbyterian Hospital, NY, NY

Professional Associations

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Onondaga County Medical Society
  • Central New York Surgical Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York

Dr. Mendel specializes in venous disorders.

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James E. Sartori, M.D. James E. Sartori, M.D.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Education

  • B.S., Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kapa, 1978
    Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • M.D., 1982
    SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY

Training

  • General surgery, internship, 1982-1983
    SUNY Health Science Center
  • General surgery, assistant resident, 1983-1986
    SUNY Health Science Center
  • General surgery, chief resident, 1986-1987
    SUNY Health Science Center

Professional Associations

  • Onondaga County Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Central NY Surgical Society

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William E. Schu, M.D William E. Schu, M.D.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery

Education

  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1978
    Hamilton College
  • M.D., Alpha Omega Alpha, 1982
    SUNY - Buffalo Medical School

Training

  • Assistant resident, Department of Surgery, 1982-1986
    SUNY - Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • Chief resident, Department of Surgery, 1986-1987
    SUNY - Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • Postdoctoral fellow, 1987-1988
    SUNY - Health Science Center at Syracuse
    Attending - Veterans Hospital, Syracuse

Professional Associations

  • Onondaga County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of New York State

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David B. Tyler, M.D. David B. Tyler, M.D.

Training

Military Service

  • U.S. Naval Officer, 1964-1967

Professional Associations

  • Onondaga County Medical Society
  • New York State Medical Society
  • American Medical Society
  • Central NY Surgical Society
  • New York State Society of Surgeons

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Akbar F. Ahmed, M.D. Akbar F. Ahmed, M.D.
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery
Board Certified, Royal College of Surgeons,
Glasgow (UK)

Education

  • Intermediate Science Pre-Med DJ Sindh Govt Science College, 1974
  • M.B., B.S., Dow Medical College Karachi, Pakistan 1982

Training

  • Resident in Surgery, 1982-1983
    Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Resident in Surgery, 1984-1988
    Interfaith Medical Center
    State University, Downstate, Brooklyn, NY
  • Resident in Surgery, 1991-1993
    North General Hospital, Mt. Sinai
    New York, NY
  • Chief Resident in Surgery, 1994
    North General Hospital, Mt. Sinai
    New York, NY

Fellowship

  • Surgical Critical Care, 1994-1995
    North Shore University Hospital
    Manhassett, NY

Professional Associations

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons
  • Onondaga County Medical Society

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Tracy Walker, FNP-C Tracy Walker, NP

Education

  • B.S.N. 1986 Fitchburg State College
  • M.S.N. 2012 SUNY Upstate Medical University

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State

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General Surgery - Breast Care - Vascular Surgery - Laparoscopic Surgery

CNYSP
Central New York Surgical Physicians, P.C.

CNY Medical Center
739 Irving Avenue
Suite 450
Syracuse, NY 13210
Tel: 315.470.7364
Fax: 315.470.7495
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8100 Oswego Road (Route 57)
Suite 140
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