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Our Fellows

Sarah BalutaThird Year Fellow

Sarah Baluta, M.D.
Sarah grew up in Syracuse, NY. She completed medical school at St. George’s University school of medicine in Grenada, and recently finished her pediatric residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. Hobbies include going to local restaurants, running, playing soccer and cooking. Her research interests are wellness and how to improve quality of life in patients with chronic illnesses as well as educating them on strategies. Sarah is looking to complete a masters in education and become USSONAR certified during her fellowship.

Chrisana PokornyFirst Year Fellow

Chrisana Pokorny, M.D.
Residency: University at Buffalo Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine

Recent Graduates

Andrew LongAndrew Long, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center




LiebermanAlicia Lieberman, M.D., M.S.
Adult and Pediatric Clinical Rheumatologist
Batavia, NY