A comprehensive Orthopedic practice
Oswego Health Orthopedics and Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS) are excited to announce a collaboration, which will bring SOS Physician Assistants (PA's) to Oswego County to provide care.
The SOS PA's will work alongside Oswego Health’s orthopedic team to provide office visits at the Oswego Health Services Center. To learn more about the collaboration click here.
Areas of Specialty Include: Total hip, knee and shoulder replacement surgery, knee and shoulder arthroscopy, sports medicine injuries, acute fractures, carpal tunnel, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and sports injuries to the elbow, knee, ankle and foot.
Hospital Affiliations: Oswego Health
Accepting New Patients?: Yes
Insurance: Physician Care, PC proudly accepts all forms of insurance in addition to offering financial assistance and self payment options for eligible parties.
Meet our Providers
Dr. Ayres earned his doctor of medicine degree from New York Medical College in New York City. He completed his surgical internship at Dartmouth’s Mary Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, N.H., and his orthopedic surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Ayres is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha, a National Medical School Honor Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Dr. Axelrod is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, joint replacements, arthroscopic and open shoulder surgery and general orthopedics. He received his medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester. Dr. Axelrod is active with local hospitals, attending monthly meetings at St. Joseph's Hospital.
Sarah Ames joined SOS in 2011 and works with Dr. Cooke, assisting him both in the office and the operating room. Prior to joining SOS, she worked as a PA at an orthopedic practice in Atlantic City, NJ. Ames earned a B.S. in Medical Studies from Kings College in Wilkes-Barre, PA, and earned her M.S. in Physician Assistant studies from Philadelphia University in 2007. She is board certified by the NCCPA and is a member of the AAPA.
Brandon Weaver, PA-C is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from their Physician Assistant program. He is a clinical preceptor for RIT, providing instruction in patient care, treatment and mentoring to Physician Assistant students. Brandon is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Rahul Shinde, PA-C earned his physician assistant degree from Upstate Medical Center, graduating with high honors. He previously earned his bachelor of medicine bachelor of surgery from NDMVPS Medical College in Nasik, India. He completed his Internship at Nasik Civil Hospital, also in India.
Find our practice
Address: 110 West Sixth Street, Oswego, NY 13126 (Health Services Center - Suite 280)