Richard H Sills, MD

Richard H Sills, MD
Appointed 04/16/07
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
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Pediatrics


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 1978
  • Residency: New York University/Bellevue Hospital, 1975
  • Internship: New York University/Bellevue Hospital, 1974
  • MD: New York University, 1973

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Hematologic, ITP, Hemophilia, Von Willebrands Disease, Sickle Cell, Pediatric Oncology, Leukemias, Lymphomas, Solid Tumors, Bone Marrows & Spinal Taps

Specialties & Certification

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • All Cancers and Hematological Conditions
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Clots
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Wilm's Tumor


  • Children


  • Blood Transfusion
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Diagnostic Assessment
  • Genetic Testing
  • Infusional Therapies
  • Lumbar Puncture


  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • ASPHO American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatrics Review and Evaluation Program (PREP)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

10/2/13 The challenges of living away from home with sickle cell anemia

7/31/11 Cell Phones and Cancer

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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.