Rakesh Khanna, MD

Rakesh Khanna, MD
Appointed 08/01/11
Women's Health Network
236 Campus West Building (CWB)
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-1500

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Upstate Cancer Center: Urologic Surgery/Urologic Oncology
  • Urology: Adult Urology, General Female Urologic Health, Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery, Urologic Oncology
  • Women's Health Network: Urologic Care


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, 2011, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Fellow
  • Fellowship: Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada, 2009, Endourology Fellow
  • Residency: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 2008, Urology
  • Internship: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 2003

Specialties & Certification

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Urologic Cancers


  • Adults


  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Robotic & Laporascopic: Partial Adrenalectomy
  • Robotic & Laporascopic: Transurethral Bladder & Prostate Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Cystectomy
  • Robotic Assisted Kidney Surgery
  • Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
  • Urodynamic testing

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
  • VA Medical Center

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

9/25/11 Whats New and Controversial in Prostate Cancer


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