Faculty and Staff

Fenghua Li, MD

Fenghua Li, MD
Appointed 07/01/04
4702 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
  • Associate Director of Neuroanesthesia

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Anesthesiology: General Anesthesia, Neuroanesthesia

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Anesthesiology


Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2007, Anesthesiology
  • Internship: Our Lady of Mercy Medical Ctr Campus, Bronx, NY, 2004, Surgery
  • Residency: Hunan Medical University, Hunan, China, 1997, Anesthesiology
  • MD: Hunan Medical University, Hunan, China, 1990

Clinical Interests

  • Neuroanesthesia, General Anesthesia and Difficulty airway management

Research Interests

  • Intraop neuromonitoring, neuroprotection, brain ischemic injury and introperative fluid managmeent

Specialties & Certification

  • Anesthesiology
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider


  • Adults


  • 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)
  • Neuro Anesthesiology


  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)
  • American Medical Association
  • Onondaga County Medical Society

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Chinese
Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/lif
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/lif

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