Education: Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine (Halifax, NS)
Internship: Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine (Halifax, NS) – Family Medicine
Residency: Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine (Halifax, NS) – Family Medicine; Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Fellowship: University of Virginia Health System (Charlottesville, VA) – Head and Neck Oncology
Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology
Fellow: Otolaryngology Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Dr. Ashu Ruparelia joined the practice of Dr. Robert Strominger and Dr. Jonathan Cryer at Cayuga Ear, Nose, Throat and Head and Neck Surgery in 2008. Dr. Ruparelia received his undergraduate degree in chemistry at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he subsequently attended medical school. After earning his medical doctorate, he stayed on to complete a family practice emergency room residency followed by three years working as an ER physician. Dr. Ruparelia went on for a second residency at Dalhousie University in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery, and a fellowship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville in head and neck oncology. He joined the Watertown Ear, Nose and Throat Group in 1996, where he practiced until his move to Ithaca. Dr. Ruparelia has presented case reports and original papers at the Canadian Otolaryngology Society annual meetings.
Dr. Ruparelia is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in otolaryngology, and is board certified in otolaryngology in the United States.