Meet Our Team

Our urologists treat children, men and women in a wide range of subspecialties, from general urology to more specialized issues such as male and female incontinence, infertility, kidney stones, reconstructive surgery, robotic and laparoscopic surgery, and numerous cancer treatments. Upstate Urology offers fellowship-trained specialists in almost every urologic discipline.

If you or a loved one are experiencing any type of urologic issue, call us today.

Department Chair

Gennady Bratslavsky, MD

Gennady Bratslavsky, MD
Professor and Chair of Urology


Stephen A Blakely, MD
Stephen A Blakely, MD
315 464-1500
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Erectile Dysfunction; Neurogenic Bladder; Pelvic Trauma; Urethral Stricture Disease; Urinary Incontinence, Male

Gennady Bratslavsky, MD
Gennady Bratslavsky, MD
315 464-4473
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urologic Oncology; Bladder Cancer; Kidney Cancer; Penile Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Testicular Cancer
Education: Albany Medical College, NY
Research Interests:

Basic, clinical, and translational prostate, bladder, and kidney research.   

Education Interests:

Resident and student mentoring in basic and clinical research


Timothy Byler, MD
Timothy Byler, MD
315 464-1500
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Advanced Prostate Cancer; Enuresis (Night or Day); Erectile Dysfunction; Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones); Pelvic Trauma
Education: Rutgers University
Research Interests:

Bladder Cancer, Kidney Stones, Testosterone deficiency, Nocturia

Education Interests:

Proctoring Residents & Students in Urology

Advancing urology through clinical research


Michael G Castello, DO
Michael G Castello, DO
607 763-5479
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Bladder outlet obstruction; Hematuria; Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones); Urge Incontinence; Urinary Frequency

Mahmoud Chehab, MD
Mahmoud Chehab, MD
607 428-5757
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Minimally Invasive Surgery; Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery; Urology; Urologic Oncology; Adrenal Mass; Bladder Cancer

Elizabeth K Ferry, MD
Elizabeth K Ferry, MD
315 464-1500
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Pelvic Organ Prolapse; Pelvic Trauma; Prostate Cancer; Stress Incontinence in Women; Urethral Diverticula
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Natasha Ginzburg, MD
Natasha Ginzburg, MD
315 464-1500
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery; Urogynecology; Cystocele; Pelvic Floor Disorders; Pelvic Trauma
Education: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Edward Ioffe, MD
Edward Ioffe, MD
607 763-5479
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Bladder Cancer; Bladder Infection; Bladder outlet obstruction; Erectile Dysfunction; Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones)
Education: University of Massachusetts

Joseph M Jacob, MD MCR
Joseph M Jacob, MD MCR
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Urologic Oncology; Bladder Cancer; Kidney Cancer; Penile Cancer; Prostate Cancer
Education: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Research Interests:

Clinical and translational research on urologic malignancies

Education Interests:

Clinical and surgical development of residents and medical students


Rakesh Khanna, MD
Rakesh Khanna, MD
315 492-3700
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Urologic Oncology; Adrenal Gland Cancer; Bladder Cancer; Kidney Cancer; Prostate Cancer

Sergey Kravchick, MD
Sergey Kravchick, MD
607 763-8101
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Bladder Cancer; Bladder outlet obstruction; Dysuria; Enlarged Prostate; Levator Syndrome
Research Interests:

bladder cancer

pelvic pain syndrome

 

Education Interests:

students 

residents

 


Nick W Liu, MD
Nick W Liu, MD
607 763-8101
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urologic Oncology; Bladder Cancer; Erectile Dysfunction; Kidney Cancer; Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones); Prostate Cancer
Education: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Zahi N Makhuli, MD
Zahi N Makhuli, MD
315 464-1500
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology
Education: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Research Interests:

General urology; male infertility; impotence; stone disease; transplantation; infections; andrology


Matthew D Mason, MD
Matthew D Mason, MD
315 464-6060
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Pediatric Urology; Birth Defects; Bladder Infection; Congenital Genitourinary Tract Abnormalities; Enuresis (Night or Day)
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Gerald Mingin, MD
Gerald Mingin, MD
315 464-6060
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Pediatric Urology

Dmitriy Nikolavsky, MD
Dmitriy Nikolavsky, MD
315 464-1500
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: American Board of Urology; Urology; Artificial Urinary Sphincter; Bladder outlet obstruction; Complications of gender reassignment; Complications of metoideoplasty and neophallus
Education: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Research Interests:

Urethral stricture disease

Genitourinary reconstruction clinical and patient-reported outcomes


Imad S Nsouli, MD
Imad S Nsouli, MD
315 464-1500
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Bladder Cancer; Bladder Infection; Congenital Genitourinary Tract Abnormalities; Enlarged Prostate; Enuresis (Night or Day)
Education: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Ruben M Pinkhasov, MD, MPH
Ruben M Pinkhasov, MD, MPH
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urologic Oncology; Adrenal Gland Cancer; Adrenal Mass; Bladder Cancer; Kidney Cancer; Prostate Cancer
Education: SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Sarah L Eanniello, NP
Sarah L Eanniello, NP
315 464-8668

Jonathan Riddell, MD
Jonathan Riddell, MD
315 464-6060
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Pediatric Urology; Birth Defects; Congenital Genitourinary Tract Abnormalities; Gender Dysphoria; Hematuria
Education: University of Western Ontario, Canada
Research Interests:

Antenatal hydronephrosis
Hypospadias
Pediatric kidney stone disease

Education Interests:

To train students and residents to be the most capable, caring and professional of physicians, and be destined to excel in the field of urology.


Oleg Shapiro, MD
Oleg Shapiro, MD
315 464-1500
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Advanced Prostate Cancer; Bladder Cancer; Kidney Cancer; Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones); Prostate Cancer
Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Research Interests:

Kidney and Bladder Cancers

Education Interests:

Medical Student Clerkship Director


Ryan Sidebottom, DO
Ryan Sidebottom, DO
315 567-0555
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Adrenal Gland Cancer; Adrenal Incidentaloma; Adrenal Mass; Adrenal tumor; Advanced Prostate Cancer; Artificial Urinary Sphincter
Education: University of Texas Health Science Center

J Trussell, MD
J Trussell, MD
315 464-1500
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Urology; Andropause; Erectile Dysfunction; Infertility; Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones); Peyronie's Disease
Education: Temple University School of Medicine

Additional Providers

Lauren Bova, NP

Lauren Bova, NP
315 464-5540

 
Scott Freeman, PA

Scott Freeman, PA
315 464-5540

 
Rebecca Schroeder, NP

Rebecca Schroeder, NP
315 464-5540

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