Faculty

Ronald D. Szjkowski
Ronald D. Szyjkowski, MD
Division Chief

David G Heisig, MD
David G Heisig, MD
315 492-5765

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1991
  • Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1986
  • Internship: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1984
  • MD: Albany Medical College, NY, 1983

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Gastroenterology; Internal Medicine; Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases; Capsule Endoscopy; Colonoscopy; EGD (Upper Endoscopy); more

Philip G Holtzapple, MD
Philip G Holtzapple, MD
315 464-1600

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1970, Gastroenterology
  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Health System, 1968, Gastroenterology
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania Health System, 1966, Internal Medicine
  • MD: Pennsylvania State University, 1963

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Gastroenterology; AVM - GI Vessel; Abdominal Pain; Achalasia; Acute Pancreatitis; Alcoholic Fatty Liver; more

Savio John, MD
Savio John, MD
315 464-1616

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital/Havard Medical School, 2012, Transplant Hepatology
  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2011, Gastroenterology
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2008, Internal Medicine
  • MD: St. John's Medical College, Bangalore University, India, 2004

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology; Alcoholic Fatty Liver; Ascites, Malignant; Chronic Hepatitis; Esophageal Varices; more

Uma Murthy, MD
Uma Murthy, MD
315 464-5440

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1985
  • Residency: Coney Island Hospital, 1981
  • MD: St. John's Medical College, Bangalore University, India, 1975

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Gastroenterology; AVM - GI Vessel; Abdominal Pain; Achalasia; Acute Pancreatitis; Alcoholic Fatty Liver; more

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical and Laboratory Studies of Helicobacter Pylori Gastritis; Barretts Esophagus; Long-Term Histological Changes

Sekou R Rawlins, MD
Sekou R Rawlins, MD
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2012, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Additional Training: Jersey City Medical Center, 2005, Internal Medicine, Chief Resident
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, 2004, Internal Medicine
  • MD: Howard University College of Medicine, 2001

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology; Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases; Anorectal Manometry; Colonoscopy; Conscious Sedation; more

Research Interests

  • Fatty Liver Disease, and its progression to liver cirrhosis

Education Interests

  • General Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

  • General Gastroenterology

    Basic and accessory endoscopy

    Bariatric Medicine


Ronald D Szyjkowski, MD
Ronald D Szyjkowski, MD
315 464-5804

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, 1997, Adult Gastroenterology
  • Residency: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, 1993, Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Internship: William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, 1990, Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • MD: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, IL, 1989

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Internal Medicine; Pediatrics; Gastroenterology; AVM - GI Vessel; Abdominal Pain; Achalasia; more

Research Interests

  • Barrett's esophagus and endoluminal therapy of Barrett's esophagus, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Diagnostic and therapeutic.

Education Interests

  • Development and teaching of endoscopic ultrasound techniques and advanced endoscopy techniques

Clinical Interests

  • Barrett's esophagus and endoluminal therapy of Barrett's esophagus, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Diagnostic and therapeutic.