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Infectious Disease Associates
Physicians' Office Building
Map & directions
Suite 314
725 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-9360
Fax: 315 464-9361

Mark Polhemus, MD

Mark Polhemus, MD
Appointed 09/06/11
311 Physicians' Office Building
725 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5815

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Infectious Disease


Education & Fellowships

  • Additional Training: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, 2004, Tropical Medicine and Travelers Health
  • Fellowship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 2004, Infectious Diseases
  • Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1998, Internal Medicine
  • Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1996, Internal Medicine
  • MD: Brown University, 1995
  • Certificate of Advanced Study: Bryn Mawr College, 1991, Pre-Medical
  • BS: University of New Hampshire, 1984, Business Administration with Psychology Minor

Clinical Trials

  • Effect of Antimalarial Drugs on the Immune Response to Rabies Vaccine for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis. A Randomized, Open Label Trial in Healthy US Adults Age 18-60 Years
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  • Exploration of Immunologic Mechanisms of Immune Interference and/or Cross-Neutralizing Immunity Following Various Administration Schedules with CYD Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine, a Phase II, Randomized, Open-Label, Single Center Trial in Adults Aged 18-45 Years in the US.
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  • Specimen Collection from Healthy Volunteers for In Vitro and Animal Research
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  • Adults


  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygeine (ASTMH)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • VA Medical Center


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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 nurses are available to respond to specific patient questions, provide ongoing patient care, patient education, and provide support to the physicians.

Michelle Scott
Michelle Scott, LPN,
Practice Manager


Administrative and Secretarial Staff

Our Secretarial staff, function as schedulers and receptionists.

Helen Anastasiou
Helen Anastasiou