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October 10, 2000
Darryl Geddes 315 464-4828

Albanese named chair of orthopedic surgery at SUNY Upstate

Stephen A. Albanese, M.D., of Manlius, has been named chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The appointment was made by Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of SUNY Upstate and dean of the College of Medicine.

Albanese has served on the faculty of SUNY Upstate since 1986; he was named a full professor in 1997. His research interests have been primarily related to pediatric orthopedics and have been published in numerous journals, including “Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology” and the “Journal of Orthopaedic Research.”

As a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Albanese chairs the committee that develops the national orthopedic in-training examination, which is administered to some 3,000 orthopedic residents annually. He is also active with the American Academy of Pediatrics, Orthopedic Section; and serves as chairman of the education counsel of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. His clinical interests include pediatric orthopedics and management of spinal deformities.

Albanese earned his medical degree in 1980 from SUNY Buffalo and performed his residency at Buffalo General Hospital and University Hospital in Syracuse. He earned his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University in 1976.

A graduate of Canastota High School, Albanese is the son of Augustine and the late Josephine Albanese of Canastota.[time=971305200

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