Lingappa S. Amernath,
Dr. Amernath recieved his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Stanley Medical College and Hospital (Madras, India), where he also completed an internship and residency. He received his Master of Surgery from the University of Madras (Madras, India). He is the medical director for our Emergency Department. He is also the medical director for the Remsen Fire Department and is the emergency medical services (EMS) director of Education for Midstate EMS. He serves on the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council and served as president of the Mohawk Valley Indian Physician Organization. Dr. Amernath is a member of the American Academy for Emergency Medicine board in India and previously served as president for the board. He is active in the international section of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and is a nominated ambassador to India for the ACEP. He is also a fellow of the American College of Family Physicians. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine (BCEM), General Surgery (India) and Family Medicine. Dr. Amernath has more than 24 years of experience as a practicing physician and is a clinical assistant professor in the Emergency Medicine Department at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York.