Faculty and Staff

Michael L Vertino, MD

Michael L Vertino, MD
Appointed 07/01/95
802 Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurology: Neuromuscular
  • Upstate Comprehensive Stroke Center: Neurology-Stroke Service


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Rochester Medical Center, 2003, ANA Teaching Fellowship
  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2000, Clinial Neurophysiology
  • Residency: University Hospital, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1999, Neurology
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine, 1995

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuropathy


  • Adults


  • Nerve Conduction Study/Testing
  • Neurologic Evaluation


  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • VA Medical Center

Web Resources

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/vertinom
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/vertinom
  • Ellyn A Riley, PhD (Communication Science and Disorders)

Volunteer Faculty

Research Coordinator

Catherine Attanasio
Courtney Goodrich
Jennifer Moore

Iulia G. Movileanu


Clinical Neurophysiology Fellows
Ramesh Cherukuri, MD, PGY-5

Neurocritical Care Fellow
Elena Schmidt, MD, PGY-6
Wyssem Ramdani, MD, PGY-5


Meet our Residents

Clinical and Support Staff

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

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


Ellie Scala, MBA, CPA - Practice Administrator
Carolyn Hilleges - Assistant to the Chair
Natalie Mullholland - Practice Manager
Laura Rodriguez - Administrative Assistant
Jamie Fraser - Administrative Assistant

Education Administrators

Mary Phelan, BS, C-TAGME - Education Administrator - Neurology Residency and Fellowship Programs
Lisa Kelly, MPH - Neuroscience Clerkship Program Administrator
Kelly Ryan - Neurosurgery Program Administrator