General OBGYN

General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Upstate Women's Health Services
University Health Care Center
3rd Fl., 90 Presidential Plaza
Syracuse, NY 13202
Map & direction
Phone: 315 464-5210
Fax: 315 464-6011

The physicians in the general division furnish medical advice, education, and treatment in the entire range of Reproductive Health and Preventive Care. This includes services for adolescents, women in the childbearing age and the peri and post menopausal years.

Our physicians utilize the most advanced techniques available for birth control and the newer, evolving methods of family planning.

Both medical and surgical gynecological care are provided by this division, including advice and coordination for those interested in 'Complimentary Medicine'.

Complete maternity care services, involving a range of risk levels, and the entire range of family planning services, including those women with special needs and problems are available from our general division physicians.

Heather M Shannon, MS, CNM, NP, MPH

Heather M Shannon, MS, CNM, NP, MPH
Appointed 12/28/06
Women's Health Network
4H Upstate University Hospital - Community Campus
4900 Broad Road
Syracuse, NY 13215

315 492-5875

Hospital Campus

  • Community
  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Women's Health Network: Obstetric, Gynecology & Urogynecology

Clinic/Unit

Education & Fellowships

  • MPH: SUNY Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University, 2011, Public Health
  • MS: University of Rochester Medical Center, 1997, Midwifery

Specialties & Certification

  • Midwifery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Heavy or Extended Menstrual Bleeding
  • Hot Flashes
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Pregnancy
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Vaginal Infections

Treats

  • Adults

Treatments/Services

  • Colposcopy
  • Compound Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Implantable Contraception
  • Midwife Services
  • Obstetrical and Gynecological Services
  • Trial of Labor After Cesarean
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Women's Health

Associations/Memberships

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), Member, Patient Safety Committee; Safe Motherhood Initiative Steering Committee
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), Inclusion Member, Inclusion And Diversification Task Force
  • New York State Associatin of Licensed Midwives (NYSALM)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

4/30/14 Screenings for womens health

11/14/13 What you need to know the human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer

8/21/13 What is hormone replacement therapy?

9/23/12 Midwifery services at Upstate University Hospital's Community campus

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