Irene Cherrick, MD

Irene Cherrick, MD
Appointed 06/29/92
3rd fl Upstate Cancer Center
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5294

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pediatrics: Hematology and Oncology, Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Pediatrics


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 1992, Peds Heme/Onc
  • Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 1989
  • MD: Albany Medical College, NY, 1986

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Palliative Care.  Perinatal Palliative Care. Treatment of all pediatric malignancies.

Research Interests

  • Pediatric Palliative Care including Perinatal Palliative Care.

Specialties & Certification

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Childhood Cancers


  • Children


  • Blood Transfusion
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Genetic Testing
  • Infusional Therapies
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Palliative Care
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Stem Cell Transplantation


  • ASPHO American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
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