Healthcare Practitioners

Sunny P Aslam, MD

Sunny P Aslam, MD
Appointed 07/01/07
STE 217 600 E. Genesee Street
600 E. Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

315 464-3130

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 2011, General Psychiatry
  • MD: SABA University School of Medicine, 2007, Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Opioid and Alcohol Detoxification, Opioid Free Addiction and Pain treatment, Psychotherapy and medication management for addiction, Chronic Mental Illness, Homelessness, Community Outreach and engagement, ACT, schizophrenia, psychosis, clozapine, long acting injectable antipsychotic medications

Education Interests

  • Medical student, psychiatry resident and Nurse Practioner teaching, learning and supervision.

Research Interests

  • Opioid Mortality, Intensive Opioid Free Treatment, non opioid pain treatment, Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia, Low Dose Naltrexone, homelessness, access to healthcare

Specialties & Certification

  • Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Pain Management

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pain
  • Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Benzodiazepine Withdrawal
  • Chronic Pain
  • Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia
  • Opioid Use Disorder
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Tobacco, Benzodiazepine, Cocaine and Amphetamine Use Disorder


  • Adults


  • Alcohol Detoxification
  • Benzodiazepine Detoxification
  • Opioid Detoxification
  • Pain Control
  • Pain Management for Chronic Illness
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychopharmacology


  • American Association of Community Psychiatrists (AACP)
  • Onondaga County Medical Society

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

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