Faculty and Staff

Richard A Beers, MD

Richard A Beers, MD
Appointed 04/01/90
4702 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Anesthesiology: Pediatric Anesthesia


Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Pennsylvania State University Hospital, 1990
  • Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, NY, 1986
  • MD: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1984

Previous Appointments

  • Crouse Hospital, 1990–
  • VA Medical Center, 1990–2005

Clinical Interests

  • Preprocedure patient assessment: ambulatory anesthesia

Research Interests

  • Outpatient surgery; anesthesia; pain; cost-effectiveness in ambulatory anesthesia; preoperative laboratory testing; video conferencencing as a preoperative assessment tool; BIS monitoring

Specialties & Certification

  • Anesthesiology


  • Adults and Children


  • Adult Anesthesiology
  • General Anesthesia for Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration, and Spinal Tap Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Dental Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Radiographic Procedures (MRI, CT Scan, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine)
  • General Anesthesia for Surgical Procedures (General Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Vascular, Neurosurgery, and Others)
  • General, Regional and Monitored Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • VA Medical Center
Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/beersr
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/beersr

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

  • Paul Decarlo, CRNA
  • Alicia Dodge, CRNA
  • Jerod Hoyt, CRNA
  • Francis Kosciewicz, CRNA
  • Joshua LaBarge, CRNA
  • Michael Loudner, CRNA
  • Joseph Madelone, CRNA
  • Kimberly Mahr, CRNA
  • Shernet Martin, CRNA
  • Kyle Riley, CRNA
  • Marenea Roule, CRNA
  • Wieslawa Zimmer, CRNA