Faculty and Staff

Laura E Simionescu, MD

Laura E Simionescu, MD
Appointed 07/01/02
811 Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurology: Neuromuscular

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neurology


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 2007, Clinical Research Trial
  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 2006, Neuro-Physiology
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 2005, Neurology
  • MD: Grigore T Popa University of Medicine & Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania, 1996

Clinical Interests

  • General Neurology

    Neuromuscular Disease

Research Interests

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Lou Gehrig's Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disease


  • Adults


  • Clinical Trials
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Nerve Conduction Study/Testing


  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • VA Medical Center

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Romanian

Web Resources

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

Research Coordinator

Muhammed Iqbal, Clinical Research Associate 2
Catherine Attanasio
Lena Deb
Jacob Pusey


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

Neurocritical Care Fellows
Wyssem Ramdani, MD, PGY-6

Vascular Fellow
Sanam Anwer, MD, PGY-5


Meet our Residents

Clinical and Support Staff

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

Margaret Randazzo, RN
Brenda Schader, NP
Kelly Stewart, NP
Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP


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

Education Administrators

Mary Phelan, BS, C-TAGME - Education Administrator - Neurology Residency 
John Reidy, BA - Education Coordinator - Medical Students and Neurology Fellowship Programs
Kelly Ryan Merrill - Education Coordinator - Neurosurgery Residency