Two new physicians join Crouse Health

Crouse Helath recently announced two new physicians have joined its staff.

• Viren Kaul, board-certified in pulmonology and critical care medicine, will see new patients at Crouse Medical Practice, 739 Irving Ave., suite 200 in Syracuse, where he will provide care for those with conditions including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis and sarcoidosis. He will also serve as a member of the critical care medicine team at Crouse Hospital.

Kaul earned his medical degree at Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences in his native India. He completed his residency in internal medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University and served as chief resident in internal medicine at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, outside Boston. He then went on to complete a fellowship and serve as a chief fellow in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in its Elmhurst Hospital Center, located in Queens.

Kaul is a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians and the American Thoracic Society. Additionally, he is widely published, with a particular clinical interest in the applications of technology in medical education and the clinical setting.  He is fluent in Hindi and Kashmiri, with a proficiency in Punjabi.


• Paraskos Araouzos, board certified in family medicine, will see new patients at Crouse Medical Practice, located at 4500 Pewter Lane, building 1, in Manlius. Araouzos — known to his patients as “Dr. Perry” — earned his medical degree at Upstate Medical University and his bachelor’s degree in biomedical education at City University of New York. He completed his residency in family medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, and has been a primary care physician in Central New York for many years.

A native of the Bronx, Araouzos is a member of the American Medical Society and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Photo: Kaul