James L Greenwald, MD, 315 492-3400

James L Greenwald, MD
Appointed 06/30/81
STE 200 Madison-Irving Medical Center
475 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
315 492-3400

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

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Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Fairview University Medical Center, 1981
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1978
  • BS: Cornell University, 1974, Neurobiology and Behavior

Clinical Interests

  • full scope of ambulatory family practice including prenatal care, care of infants, children and adults, vasectomy, sports medicine, office surgery, well care for men and women, and hypnosis.  Hospital care limited to newborns and low risk vaginal deliveries.

Education Interests

  • Rural training of medical students.

Research Interests

  • Rural training and workforce issues.  He has written a number of review articles and book chapters, performed research on family systems, and is a contributing writer for the New York Physician.

Specialties & Certification

  • Family Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Adult Patients
  • Acute & Chronic Diseases and Conditions in Pediatric Patients
  • Pregnancy


  • Adults and Children


  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Family-centered Care
  • Geriatrics
  • Health & Wellness
  • Health Maintenance & Clinical Prevention
  • Immunization
  • Medical Care for Adolescents
  • Mental Health Screening
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Primary Care
  • Screening
  • Well Child Care
  • Wellness and Fitness Programs


  • Society for Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
  • Onondaga County Medical Society
  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center

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Web Resources


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Research Abstract

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