Kara C Kort-Glowaki, MD

Kara C Kort-Glowaki, MD
Appointed 02/23/11
Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8224

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Surgery: Breast Care Center (UHCC), Endocrine (Thyroid) Surgery, General Surgery
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Surgery
  • Women's Health Network: Breast Care

Education & Fellowships

  • BS: Syracuse University
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Endocrine surgery, Breast surgery, Trauma, General surgery

Research Interests

  • Breast cancer research

Specialties & Certification

  • Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Benign Soft-Tissue Masses
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Infection
  • Breast Mass
  • Breast Tenderness
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia/Hypercalcemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism/Hyperparathyroidism
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease


  • Adults and Children


  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Evaluation and Treatment Plan
  • Breast Care
  • Breast Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Breast Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Mammosite Brachytherapy
  • Mastectomy
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Resection
  • Skin Incision and Drainage
  • Thyroid Ultrasonography
  • Thyroidectomy


  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

3/13/11 Lymph-node surgery during mastectomy

Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/kortk
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