Faculty and Staff

Antonio Culebras, MD

Antonio Culebras, MD
Appointed 07/07/11
808 Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine - Community Campus: Neurology
  • Neurology: Sleep Medicine
  • Upstate Comprehensive Stroke Center: Neurology-Stroke Service

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neurology


Education & Fellowships

  • MD: University Complutense De Madrid, Fac De Med, Madrid, Spain
  • Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1970, Neurology

Clinical Interests

  • All forms of sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy and sleep apnea.

Research Interests

  • All forms of sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy and sleep apnea.

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Narcolepsy
  • Parasomnias
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Enuresis
  • Stroke


  • Adults


  • Sleep Deprived Electroencephalogram
  • Stroke Care
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator Treatment (TPA )


  • World Federation of Neurology
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

10/15/15 Neurologist tells how to get good sleep

3/6/14 New guideline for stroke prevention

3/6/13 Sleep and aging

3/6/13 Understanding sleep disorders and sleeping problems

3/11/12 World Sleep Day


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Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/culebraa
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/culebraa

Volunteer Faculty

Research Coordinator

Catherine Attanasio
Courtney Goodrich
Jennifer Moore

Iulia G. Movileanu
Sarah Park


Clinical Neurophysiology Fellows
Mariel Davila-Martinez, MD, PGY-5
Anna Monica Fermin, MD, PGY-5
Rebecca O'Dwyer, MD, PGY-6

Neurocritical Care Fellow
Elena Schmidt, MD, PGY-6
Vascular Fellow
Sameer Sharma, MBBS, PGY-5


Meet our Residents

Clinical and Support Staff

Marcia Harris, RN,FNP
Christine Kirkman, NP
Pamela Kirch, NP

Margaret Randazzo, RN
Sailasri Reddy, PA
Brenda Schader, NP
Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP


Ellie Scala, MBA - Administrator
Amanda Coss - Assistant to the Chair
Natalie Mullholland - Administrative Manager

Education Administrators

Mary Phelan, BS, C-TAGME - Education Administrator - Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology Programs
Alison Brewer - Vascular (Stroke) and Neurocritical Care Program Administrator
Lisa Kelly, MPH - Neuroscience Clerkship Program Administrator
Kelly Ryan - Neurosurgery Program Administrator