Faculty and Staff

Amy Sanders, MD, MS, FAAN

Amy Sanders, MD, MS, FAAN
Appointed 09/01/13
1012 Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4243

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurology: Cognitive Neurology

Education & Fellowships

  • MS: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, NY, 2011, Clinical Research Methods
  • Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, NY, 2008, Aging and Dementia
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, NY, 2006, Adult Neurology
  • Internship: St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, 2003, Preliminary Internal Medicine
  • MD: SUNY Downstate Medical College, 2002, Medicine

Previous Appointments

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, NY, 2008–2013

Clinical Interests

  • Cognitive neurology of normal aging

    Memory Disorders

Research Interests

  • Quality Measurement

    Alzheimer's disease and other dementing disorders

    Communication and health literacy

Clinical Trials

  • A Phase 2A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, 26 Week, Placebo-Controlled Study of 50 mg and 100 mg of SUVN-502 in Subjects with Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease Currently Treated with Donepezil Hydrochloride and Memantine Hydrochloride
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  • A Phase 2b/3 Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group, Multicenter Study Investigating the Efficacy and Safety of JNJ-54861911 in Subjects who are Asymptomatic at Risk for Developing Alzheimer’s Dementia
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  • Imaging Dementia—Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study: A Coverage with Evidence Development Longitudinal Cohort Study
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  • Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging Study of Piromelatine in Patients with Mild Dementia Due to Alzheimer’s Disease
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Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Aging Issues
  • Alzheimer's Disease - Dementia
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Memory Loss
  • Vascular Dementia

Treats

  • Adults

Treatments/Services

  • Neurologic Evaluation

Associations/Memberships

  • Alzheimer's Association
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Publications

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

Research Coordinator

Muhammed Iqbal, Clinical Research Associate 2
Catherine Attanasio
Alisha Hartwell
Jacob Pusey


Fellows

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow
Puneet Kapur, MD,MPH, PGY-5

Neurocritical Care Fellows
Wyssem Ramdani, MD, PGY-6

Vascular Fellow
Sanam Anwer, MD, PGY-5


Residents

Meet our Residents

Clinical and Support Staff

Sandra Gibson, NP
Marcia Harris, RN,FNP
Stephanie Loveless, NP

Pamela Kirch, NP
Margaret Randazzo, RN
Brenda Schader, NP
Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP


Administration

Ellie Scala, MBA, CPA - Practice Administrator
Natalie Mulholland - Practice Manager
Laura Rodriguez - Administrative Assistant
Jamie Fraser - Administrative Assistant
Donna Cairns - Chairman's Assistant


Education Administrators

Mary Phelan, BS, C-TAGME - Education Administrator - Neurology Residency and Fellowship Programs
Kelly Ryan Merrill - Neurosurgery Program Administrator