Patient Care

Our board certified physicians provide state of the art care to patients with hematology and cancer diagnoses. Services are provided on an inpatient basis at University Hospital as well as on a consulting basis at Oswego Hospital and Oneida Healthcare. Outpatient services are provided at the Regional Oncology Center in Syracuse, the Hill Medical Center in Syracuse, the Oswego Hospital POB and in Oneida, across Seneca Street from Oneida Healthcare.

The Upstate Medical University cancer program is ranked in the top 20 percent of cancer care programs nationwide by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and it is the only program accredited by this organization in the 17-county area of central New York.

Cancer is one of the most common chronic diseases and is second only to heart disease as the leading cause of death in the country. Upstate Medical University Hospital treats 16,000 cancer patients each year and is building a dedicated Cancer Center which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2012. It is anticipated that the Cancer Center will allow more coordinated care for patients and further opportunities for clinical trials and research.

Specialized care includes a multi-disciplinary approach to hemophilia care, neurologic-oncology services, breast cancer services, thoracic-oncology services, therapeutic apheresis, and allogeneic and autologous bone marrow transplant services.