James L. Tarala, MD

Dr. Tarala obtained a B.S. degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY and his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed the Family Medicine Residency Program at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center that is also located in Syracuse, NY. 

Dr. Tarala is licensed as a Physician by the University of the State of New York Education Dept., Office of the Professions and qualified to practice Medicine and Surgery. He is board certified with the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr. Tarala is an Associate Clinical Professor at Upstate Medical University and has special interest in diabetes, obesity management, sports medicine, disease prevention and nutrition.

Dr. Tarala joined CNY Family Care in August 2010.