Dr. Berry received her Bachelor's degree at St. John's College and her Doctorate at Albany Medical College. Dr. Berry has been practicing in the Syracuse community since 1995. Dr. Berry is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynocologists. The scope of her practice includes GYN surgery and obstetrics. Dr. Berry strives to provide quality care to her patients while empowering women to be proactive participators in their own health care. Her holistic approach to medicine includes developing a unique treatment plan for each patient that incorporates traditonal medicine, alternative therapies or combinations of both. She sees patients in the Syracuse and Liverpool offices.
Terry Bruneau is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years experience in women's health care. She is a graduate of Crouse School of Nursing and Community General Hospital's Nurse Practitioner Program. Terry is a wife and mother of 2 adult daughters. In her spare time she enjoys wild crafting, gardening and metaphysical studies. She is an herbalist, a reflexologist and has many years of experience working with and teaching a variety of energy healing modalities. Her goal is to empower those she works with to find their own well being by supporting whatever path they choose. Terry works out of the Liverpool office.
Janet Ortolani, CNM, has been a midwife since 2002, serving women in the New York metropolitan area and Long Island until relocating to the Syracuse area in 2009. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Stony Brook University and her Midwifery Certificate from Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. Janet’s experience in Women’s Health began almost twenty years ago as a La Leche League Leader, Childbirth Educator, and Doula. Her experiences with childbearing women and families have served to reinforce her philosophies about the power of the birthing process and the impact childbirth has on a woman’s personal development. Through an emphasis on patient education and a holistic approach to patient care, Janet endeavors to encourage women to strive for their full potential.
Alia Rezek joins Cathy J. Berry and Associates both as a Certified Nurse Midwife and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. After graduating in 2006 from SUNY New Paltz with a degree in Human Services, she decided to follow in her parent's footsteps and joined the Peace Corps. She served for two years in Togo, West Africa. Through her experience, she decided she wanted to become a midwife. After returning home, she received her Bachelors in Nursing from Shenandoah University in Northern Virginia. Although women's health was always her first love, she realized the value that experience in the nursing field would bring to her advanced practice. She worked for over 5 years as a neuroscience nurse at Upstate University Hospital while she continued to work towards achieving her goal of becoming a midwife. She received her Master's Degree as a Nurse Midwife and her Post Master's certificate as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner from Frontier Nursing University in 2016. Alia strives to provide women with the tools for self-advocacy and decision-making about their bodies and to work to help to normalize childbirth and breastfeeding.