Dr. Bushra Karim JavaidSYRACUSE, N.Y.— (May 15, 2024) St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to welcome Bushra Karim Javaid, MD, to St. Joseph’s Physicians Primary Care Center - West in Syracuse. Board-certified in pediatrics, Dr. Javaid comes to St. Joseph’s Health from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where she practiced pediatrics for several years. Prior to that, she was a pediatrician at Marshfield Clinic at Eau Claire Center in Wisconsin.


“One of the most rewarding aspects of being a pediatrician is not only helping children with their health care needs but seeing them grow. Being a part of the nurturing of our future generations is an amazing honor and great part of why I do what I do,” said Dr. Javaid. “I really think the West Side Clinic is a wonderful place to work. I feel loved and respected and am honored to be one of the members of the team there. I’m so happy to be a part of this beautiful community.”  


Dr. Javaid received her medical degree from King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. She received post-graduate OB/GYN training at Lady Willington Hospital, also in Lehore. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Bridgeport Hospital, an affiliate of Yale University, before returning to Pakistan where she spent many years as medical officer, registrar, and assistant and associate professor of pediatrics at various hospitals.


Dr. Javaid is married to a fellow physician, and they have four adult children. She enjoys visiting her children and cooking their favorite meals. She also loves to stitch and read in her spare time.

Dr. Javaid is seeing patients at St. Joseph’s Physicians Primary Care – PCC West, 321 Gifford St., Syracuse. To schedule an appointment, please call: (315) 703-2600.


About St. Joseph’s Health

St. Joseph’s Health is non-profit health care system based in Syracuse, NY. St. Joseph’s has been an innovative leader in health care since our founding in 1869 as the first hospital open to the public in the city of Syracuse. Offering primary, specialty and home care, a Magnet-recognized hospital, and collaboration with community partners, St. Joseph's Health advances the well-being of the communities we serve through an expanding range of services to ensure our patients achieve optimum long-term health. It is ranked by Consumer Reports among the top 15 heart surgery centers in the country, a designated Primary Stroke Center and a U.S. News & World Report “Best Regional Hospital.” St. Joseph’s Health is affiliated with St. Joseph’s Physicians, and is a member of Trinity Health.


About Trinity Health

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic health care systems in the nation. It is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians caring for diverse communities across 25 states. Nationally recognized for care and experience, the Trinity Health system includes 88 hospitals, 131 continuing care locations, the second largest PACE program in the country, 125 urgent care locations and many other health and well-being services. Based in Livonia, Michigan, its annual operating revenue is $20.2 billion with $1.2 billion returned to its communities in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs.