Meet Our Physicians & Staff


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Infectious Disease Associates
Physicians' Office Building
Map & directions
Suite 311
725 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-9360
Fax: 315 464-9361

Donald C Blair, MD
Donald C Blair, MD
315 464-5533
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Infectious Diseases; Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea; Antibiotic-Resistant Infections; Bacterial Meningitis in Adults; Bladder Infection; Bone Infection; more
Education: Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Research Interests: Renal function in HIV disease. Tachycardia in HIV infected patients. Antibiotic Pharmacokinetic. Antibiotic stewardship.
Clinical Interests: HIV care. Infectious Diseases consultation. Tuberculosis control: Onondaga County Health Department.

Timothy P Endy, MD, MPH
Timothy P Endy, MD, MPH
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Internal Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea; Antibiotic-Resistant Infections; Bacterial Meningitis in Adults; Bladder Infection; more
Education: Uniformed Services University, F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests: Understanding the epidemiology and pathogenesis of viral hemorrhagic and encephalitic arboviruses and host-vector interactions.

Tasaduq N Fazili, MBBS
Tasaduq N Fazili, MBBS
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Internal Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea; Antibiotic-Resistant Infections; Bacterial Meningitis in Adults; Bladder Infection; more
Education: Govt Medical College, Srinagar, India
Associations/Memberships: Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA); American College of Physicians (ACP); American Medical Association; Oklahoma State Medical Association

Waleed Javaid, MD
Waleed Javaid, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Internal Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea; Antibiotic-Resistant Infections; Bacterial Meningitis in Adults; Bladder Infection; more
Education: Allama Iqbal Medical College, University of Punjab, Pakistan
Research Interests:

-Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

Education Interests:

-Fever physiology and cytokines

Clinical Interests:

-Antimicrobial Resistence
-Influenza
-Syndromic Surveillance

Associations/Memberships: American Medical Association; American College of Physicians (ACP); Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

Mark E Polhemus, MD
Mark E Polhemus, MD
315 464-8668
Education: Brown University
Associations/Memberships: American College of Physicians (ACP); American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine (ASTMH)

Jennifer Schumacher, PA
Jennifer Schumacher, PA
315 464-9360
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Infectious Diseases

Support Staff

A team of qualified support staff assist our physicians in all aspects of a patient's medical care including scheduling, assisting with diagnostic testing, education and teaching, assisting with direct patient care, assisting with billing, and being available to answer generalized questions and concerns.

Infectious Disease Associates Nursing Staff

Our nurse assists primarily with the care of patients in the outpatient setting. The nurse is available to respond to specific patient questions, provides ongoing patient education, and provides support to the physicians.

Michelle Scott
Michelle Scott, LPN,
Practice Administrator
Nurse Manager

Administrative and Secretarial Staff

Our Secretarial staff, function as schedulers and receptionists.

Helen Anastasiou
Helen Anastasiou