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 Univeristy
  • Veteran's Administration Medical Center at Syracuse
  • Crouse Hospital


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

Current Rheumatology Fellows


Ivan Marchena, MD 2013-2015

This fellow, Ivan Marchena, was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Universidad Pedro Henriquez Urena, Dominican Republic. Dr. Marchena completed his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the Dominican Medical Association, New York.


Geeta Chaparala, MD 2014-2016