Dilip S Kittur, MD, ScD, FACS

Dilip S Kittur, MD, ScD, FACS
Appointed 08/01/99
8141 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-6297

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Surgery: General Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Transplant Services
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Surgery

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Biomedical Sciences Program
  • Research Pillars
  • Surgery


Education & Fellowships

  • BS: Rajaram College, India
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Transplant Surgery
  • MD: Grant Medical College of Bombay University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow: Johns Hopkins University, Immunology/Endocrinology
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Transplant Surgery

Research Interests

  • Xenotransplantation, Endothelial cell dysfunction, Use of herbal products in transplant biology

Specialties & Certification

  • Surgery
  • Transplant

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Bile Duct Stricture
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Mass
  • Stomach Cancer


  • Adults


  • Abdominal Colectomy
  • Abdominoperineal Laparoscopic Resection
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Bile Duct Exploration
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepaticojejunostomy
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Kidney Transplant Care
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Liver Cyst Deroofing
  • Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Open Cholecystectomy
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Strictureplasty
  • Visceral Arterial Reconstruction

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

12/14/12 The rising incidence of pancreatic cancer


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Eric Wohlford

Eric Wohlford

Eric Wohlford received a 2012 travel award from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and spent two months in Kenya working in the lab of Rosemary Rochford, PhD, professor and chair of Upstate’s Department of Microbiology & Immunology. Eric studied the effects of malaria on B cells (producers of antibodies that fight infection) and Epstein-Barr Virus infection in the region. “Tropical medicine is unique, in that small, focused improvements in patient care make dramatic improvements in the well-being of patients,” he said.

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