Sylva Bem, MD

Sylva Bem, MD
Appointed 07/24/95
5816 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4460

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pathology: Clinical Pathology, Core Laboratory, Hematopathology, Special Testing (Coagulation & Hemostasis)

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2002, Blood Bank & Transfusion Med.
  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2001, Hematopathology
  • Residency: SUNY Buffalo, 2000, Pathology
  • Internship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1996, Pathology
  • Residency: Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 1992, Pediatrics
  • MD: Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 1990

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Hodgkin Lympohoma

Specialties & Certification

  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Hematopathology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Adult Leukemia
  • Adult Lymphoma
  • All Cancers and Hematological Conditions
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Childhood Cancers


  • Adults and Children


  • Laboratory Services


  • American Society for Clinical Pathology

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital


Link to PubMed External Icon (Opens new window. Close the PubMed window to return to this page.)

Clinical Profile Shortcut:
Faculty Profile Shortcut:
Sue Stearns in anatomy lab

Sue Stearns, PhD, is an associate professor of cell and developmental biology, and one of four faculty members who teach Gross Anatomy to first-year medical students at SUNY Upstate. Students routinely cite this course as a favorite.

Read more about Stearns' take on our Anatomy course's popularity.