Fellowship Program

Rheumatology, Dept. of Medicine
Weiskotten Hall
Rm. 8310, 766 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-4194
Fax: 315 464-4176
Andras Perl
Andras Perl, MD, PhD
Division Chief

Fellowship training in Rheumatology is a two year program. Successful completion of this fellowship training will allow candidates to be eligible for certification examination in the subspecialty of rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Title of Program: Upstate Medical University, Rheumatology Fellowship

Sponsor: State University of New York

Participating Institutions:

  • Upstate Medical University
  • Veteran's Administration Medical Center at Syracuse
  • Crouse Hospital

Curriculum: FELLOWSHIP CURRICULUM PDF Icon

Individuals interested in applying to our fellowship program should apply through ERAS External Icon.

We will participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) External Icon External Icon. SUNY Upstate Medical University Rheumatology (NRMP # 156150FO)

OUR PROGRAM HAS 100% RHEUMATOLOGY BOARD PASS RATE

Current Rheumatology Fellows

Chaparala

Geeta Chaparala, MD 2014 - 2016

Dr. Chaparala graduated from Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, Karnataka India in 2001. She went on to do her Internal Medicine residency at the Bronx VA medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital where she graduated in 2007. She was a hospitalist at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse from 2007 - 2014. Geeta is a member of the American College of Rheumatology.


   

Sheetal

  Sheetal Rayancha, MD 2015 - 2017 

Dr. Rayancha grew up in Upstate New York. She recieved her BA degree at New York University and her MD degree from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine where she graduated Cum Laude. Dr. Rayancha completed her residency at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, Michigan.