PODIATRIC MEDICAL FACULTY

Robert Scardina, DPM

Podiatry Residency Program Director, SEMC, Utica, NY
Chief (acting), Podiatry Section, Dept. of Surgery, SEMC, Utica, NY
SEMC PMSR Rotation Director: Podiatry Clinic
SEMC PMSR Rotation Director: Podiatric Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Podiatric Medicine
Fellow, American Society of Podiatric Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Society

 

Mark P. Hobaica, DPM

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Private Practice: Hobaica Podiatry, Utica, NY

Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Diplomate, American Council of Certified Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons
Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management
Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, NYS Podiatric Medical Association

 

Christopher Powers, DPM

Staff Podiatrist, SDMG, Utica, NY
SEMC PMSR Site Coordinator: FSLH
Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, NYS Podiatric Medical Association

 

Wendy Morrison-Schara, DPM

Private Practice: Foot Doctors, Utica, NY
Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

 

Joseph Mungari, DPM

Private Practice: Foot Doctors, Utica, NY
Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

 

Gregory Rorick, DPM

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Private Practice: Rorick Podiatry, New York Mills, NY

Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

 

Mark Schug, DPM

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Private Practice: Sitrin Health Care Center – Podiatry Clinic, Utica, NY

Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, NYS Podiatric Medical Association

 

 

Ryan L. D’Amico, DPM

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Private Practice: Syracuse Podiatry, E. Syracuse, NY

SEMC PMSR Site Coordinator: Syracuse Podiatry
SEMC PMSR Site Coordinator: Madison-Irving Surgery Center
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Podiatric Medicine
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, NYS Podiatric Medical Association

 

Donal Erickson, DPM

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Private Practice: Syracuse Podiatry, E. Syracuse NY

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
Member, NYS Podiatric Medical Association

 

 

NON-PODIATRIC MEDICAL FACULTY

 

Julie Betro-Shkane, DO

Associate Program Director for Outpatient Medicine

Medical Director at the Sister Rose Vincent Family Medicine Center

Specialty: Family Medicine

Dr. Betro-Shkane received her Doctor of Osteopathy from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY, completed an Osteopathic Internship at the St. Elizabeth-University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) Osteopathic Internship program and her Residency at the Bassett-St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Program and completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Utica College.

Affaf Munir, MD

Associate Program Director for Inpatient Medicine

Specialty: Family Medicine/Inpatient Medicine

Dr. Munir received his medical degree from Saba University School of Medicine and his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at St. John’s University in New York.  Dr. Munir completed his residency at St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Program in Utica, NY.

 

Janki Patel, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine/Geriatrics

Dr. Patel received her medical degree from American University of Antigua and completed her residency at St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program in Utica, NY., and completed her Geriatric Fellowship at the University of Rochester Strong Memorial Health System.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from the University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA.

 

Nay Linn Aung, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine/Diabetes Management

Dr. Aung received his medical degree from the Institution of Medicine-1 in Yangon, Burma. He completed his residency at St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Program in Utica, NY. Dr. Aung also completed the Diabetes Fellowship at East Carolina University in North Carolina.

William Lindsey, MD

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Medical Director, SEMC Advanced Wound Care Center, New Hartford, NY

SEMC PMSR Rotation Director: Wound Care

 

 

 

 

Robert Madlinger, DO

Robert Madlinger, DO, MPH, FACOS, FACS, LTC, USAR, USARC

Chief of Trauma, Acute Care and Surgical Critical Care, MVHS, Utica, NY

SEMC PMSR Rotation Director: General Surgery

 

 

 

Leo Sullivan, MD, FACS

Leo P. Sullivan, MD, FACS

Specialty: Surgery

Dr. Sullivan received his medical degree from New York University (New York, NY). He completed an internship and residency in Surgery at New York University (New York, NY) and an additional residency in General/Vascular Surgery at Staten Island Hospital (Staten Island, NY).

Dr. Sullivan is also a Medical Director of our Trauma Center.

Jonathan Wigderson, DO

Specialty: Orthopedics

Dr. Wigderson earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. He completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Peninsula Hospital Center in Far Rockaway, New York, and fellowships in Orthopedic Trauma at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, New York, and in Orthopedics at Booth Memorial Medical Center in Flushing, New York. He also completed a rotating internship at Mount Clemens General Hospital in Mount Clemens, Michigan.

Sunil Motta, MD

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Anesthesiologist, MVHS, Utica, NY

SEMC PMSR Rotation Director: Anesthesiology

Martin Morell, MD

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Rheumatologist, Arthritis Specialists, New Hartford, NY

SEMC PMSR Rotation Director: Rheumatology

Brian Burke, DO

Diagnostic Radiologist, MVHS, Utica, NY

SEMC PMSR Rotation Director: Medical Imaging

Afsar Khan, MD

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Specialty: Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine

Dr. Khan received his medical degree at Allama Iqbal Medical College, Iahore Pakistan. He completed his residency at St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program in Utica, NY. Dr. Khan has been the Director of Emergency Medicine for Mohawk Valley Health System for five years.

 

Devayani Namaassivaya, MD

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Medical Director of Infectious Diseases, MVHS, Utica, NY

SEMC PMSR Rotation Director: Infectious Disease

 

 

 

Muzaffar Khan, MD

Medical Director/Chairman, Pathology Dept., SEMC, Utica, NY

SEMC PMSR Rotation Director: Pathology

 

 

 

Margaret Cooper, DO

Specialty: Pediatrics

Dr. Cooper received her medical degree at Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Blacksburg, VA) and completed her residency in Pediatrics at Cooper University Hospital (Camden, NJ). She earned her Associates of Science from Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY in Business Administration and her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Minor in Business Administration from Northeastern University, Boston MA.

Katherine Warden, PhD

Specialty: Behavioral Health

Dr. Warden earned her doctorate in Clinical Forensic Psychology and her Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology at Alliant International University, California School of Forensic Studies in Fresno, California. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland in Cortland, New York. Dr. Warden is a licensed psychologist and a Batterer’s Intervention Program (BIP) Facilitator, having completed BIP Facilitator training and domestic violence training. Dr. Warden is the Director of our Behavioral Medicine Program.