Faculty and Staff

Interim Chair:  P. Sebastian Thomas, MD

Venkata SK Sampathi, MD

Venkata SK Sampathi, MD
Appointed 07/26/10
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
  • Pediatrics: Pediatric Anesthesiology


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, 2010, Pediatric anesthesiology
  • Fellowship: Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, 2009, Liver transplant anesthesiology
  • Residency: Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, 2003, Anesthesiology
  • Residency: Guntur Medical College, 2000, Anesthesiology
  • MBBS: Rangaray Medical College, 1998

Clinical Interests

  • Transplant anesthesia and difficulty airway

Research Interests

  • Induction agents and airway

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


  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Hindi
Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/sampathv
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/sampathv

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

  • Paul Decarlo, CRNA
  • Alicia Dodge, CRNA
  • Francis Kosciewicz, CRNA
  • Michael Loudner, CRNA
  • Joseph Madelone, CRNA
  • Kimberly Mahr, CRNA
  • Kyle Riley, CRNA
  • Marenea Roule, CRNA
  • Wieslawa Zimmer, CRNA