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Meet our General Surgery Team


  • Katherine Hourmont, M.D.
    Ellis Medical Group | General Surgery

    624 McClellan Street, Suite G05
    Schenectady, NY  12304
    Phone: 518.347.5537
    Fax: 518.382.2295

  • Satish B. Muthavarapu, M.D.
    Ellis Medical Group | Ellis General Surgery

    624 McClellan Street, Suite G05
    Schenectady, New York  12304
    Phone: 518.347.5537
    Fax: 518.382.2295

    Dr. Muthavarapua attended medical school at Gandhi Medical College (Hyderabad, A.P., India) and did internships at Spanish Town Hospital and Kingston Public Hospital (both in Kingston, Jamaica). He completed a residency and fellowship at the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens (Flushing, NY), and is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

  • Mark Sanchez, M.D., F.A.C.S.
    Ellis Medical Group | General Surgery

    624 McClellan Street, Suite G05
    Schenectady, NY  12304
    Phone: 518-347-5537
    Fax: 518-382-2295

    Dr. Sanchez was born and raised in Rochester, NY. He completed his undergraduate and medical school education at the prestigious University of Rochester in 2003, while working as a Deputy Sheriff. He then moved to Philadelphia to begin his surgical training. In 2008, Dr. Sanchez returned to upstate New York, joining a private practice in Glens Falls. He developed a strong reputation in the area for providing excellent surgical care. Dr. Sanchez thoroughly enjoys educating patients about the anatomy/pathophysiology involved in their disease process. He believes that this empowers them to be an active participant in the decision making process, improving surgical outcomes. Dr. Sanchez joined the surgical staff at Ellis Medicine in November 2011..

  • Iftikhar A. Syed, M.D.
    Ellis General Surgery

    1201 Nott Street, Suite 104
    Schenectady, NY  12308
    Phone: 518.370.1814
    Fax: 518.370.1830