Message from the Chair
Gary Johnson, MD

Gary A. Johnson, MD FACEP
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine at Upstate is about meeting the needs of people in our region at the time when they need it. Read more...

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Contact the department any time at 315 464-4363

William M Linsky, FNP, MS, DNP

ED Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Emergency Medicine

Education & Fellowships

  • DNP: Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, 2011, Doctorate in Nursing Practice
  • FNP: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2001, Family Practice
  • ANP: Syracuse University, 1996, Adult Primary Care
  • MS: Syracuse University, 1996
  • BS: Syracuse University, 1992
  • RN: Crouse Hospital, School of Nursing, 1989
  • EMT-P: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 1985

Specialties & Certification

  • Pediatric Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Medical Emergencies


  • Adults and Children


  • Emergency Services


  • Sigma Theta Tau, Omicron Chapter (International Honor Society of Nursing)
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
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