Our GI Team

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

Savio John, MD

Savio John, MD
Appointed 08/13/12
Women's Health Network
206 Hill Medical Center
1000 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-1616

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Gastroenterology
  • Women's Health Network: Gastroenterology

Clinic/Unit

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

Previous Appointments

  • Massachusetts General Hospital/Havard Medical School, 2011–2012

Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholic Fatty Liver
  • Ascites, Malignant
  • Chronic Hepatitis
  • Esophageal Varices
  • GI Bleed
  • Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatoma, Malignant
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Transplant
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Post Liver Transplant

Treats

  • Adults

Associations/Memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Malayalam
  • Kannada
Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/johns
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/johns
Divey ManochaDivey Manocha, MBBS, 3rd Year Fellow graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India.  He completed his Internship @ Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India and Residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Osman ArifOsman Arif, MBBS, 3rd Year Fellow, graduated from Aga Khan Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan.  He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.  Dr. Arif is a member of American College of Gastroenterology.
Jad Bou-Abdallah, MDRaja Vadlamudi, MBBS, MPH, FACP, 2nd Year Fellow, graduated from Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, India.  He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.
Jad Bou-Abdallah, MDArundeep Singh Kahlon, MBBS, 1st Year Fellow, graduated from Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, India. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Jad Bou-Abdallah, MDPramod Pantangi, MBBS, 1st Year Fellow, graduated from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India.  He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine; and a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical Univeristy, Syracuse, NY
DFarenga Debra Farenga, NP, is a 1995 graduate of Syracuse University with a Masters of Science as a Nurse Practitioner in Adult Health and continued a post-masters in Family NP. She has an extensive background in critical care nursing and education prior to advanced practice. Before joining the University Gastroenterology practice, Debra has practiced in both primary care and internal medicine, hematology/oncology, and most recently in Emergency Medicine. She is board certified by the ANCC in Adult Health and is a member of the Nurse Practitioner Association of NYS.
Elizabeth Dillon Elizabeth Dillon, RN, has worked as an RN for the Endoscopic Division of University Hospital for the past 15 years. During this time she functioned as a Endoscopy staff nurse and clinical manager. She is currently working as Endoscopy Clinical Manager.
Shioban Reilley Shioban Reilley, RN worked as a RN for the Gastroenterology Division at University Hospital for 6 years. Shioban graduated from Onondaga Community College in 2000 and worked as an ICU/ER nurse. Shioban is currently working as a Nurse Administrator for University Gastroenterology at the Philip G. Holtzapple Endoscopy Center, newly certified in August 2012 as an Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Kathleen Hill Kathleen Hill, RN is a graduate of Crouse Hospital School of Nursing. Kathleen worked in geriatrics for over 23 years, most recently as an Assistant Director of Nursing. She is currently the Nurse Administrator at University Gastroenterology Outpatient Practice. She is dedicated to providing the best quality service to all of the patients we see.