Members and Collaborators

Robert Cooney, MD

Robert Cooney, MD
Appointed 11/01/09
8141 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5549

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Surgery: Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery
  • Surgery - Community Campus: General Surgery

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Cancer Research Institute


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of North Carolina Hospital
  • Internship: St. Elizabeth's Hospital , Boston, MA
  • Residency: University of California at San Diego, General surgery
  • Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical Center
  • MD: University of Vermont College of Medicine, 1985

Specialties & Certification

  • General and Trauma Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Critical Illnesses and Injuries
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Hernias
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Large Intestinal Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Small Intestinal Disorders
  • Trauma


  • Adults and Children


  • Adult Trauma and Critical Care
  • Bariatric Surgery

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital


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Emeritus Faculty

Syracuse University

Cornell University

  • Hening Lin, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Eloy Rodriguez, Ph.D. External Icon
    James A Perkins Professor
    Department of Plant Biology

Clarkson University

SUNY Binghamton University

SUNY Buffalo State College


SUNY Downstate University

Wadsworth Center

Technion—Israel Institute of Technology

  • Yuval Shaked, Ph.D.
    Senior Lecturer
    Molecular Pharmacology

Veterans Hospital, Syracuse

  • William Marx, DO, FACS
    Chief of Staff
    Veterans Hospital

School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, SUNY University at Buffalo

Other Organizations

  • Ben-Zion Levi, Ph.D. External Icon
    Professor, Faculty Dean
    Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering
    Technion—Israel Institute of Technology
    Haifa, Israel
  • Cheng-Chang Lu, Ph.D.
    National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Tak-Wah Wong, Ph.D.
    National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Li-Wha Wu, Ph.D.
    National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan