Renee E Mestad, MD, MSCI

Renee E Mestad, MD, MSCI
Appointed 07/21/11
Women's Health Network
5142 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4730

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology: Family Planning, General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Women's Health Network: Obstetric, Gynecology & Urogynecology, Pelvic Health


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Washington University at St. Louis, 2010, Family Planning
  • MS: Washington University at St. Louis, 2010, Clinical Investigation
  • Residency: Louisiana State University Health Science Center, 2002, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • MD: Kansas University Medical Center, 1998

Clinical Interests

  • Family Planning to include improving contraception use and effectiveness through education and enhanced access

Research Interests

  • The association of age with method choice in choosing a long-acting reversible contraceptive method.

Specialties & Certification

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • Gynecologic Problems
  • Heavy or Extended Menstrual Bleeding
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Inflammation of the Cervix or Cervicitis
  • Levator Syndrome
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Miscarriage
  • Missed Menstrual Periods
  • Painful Intercourse
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Reproductive Health Problems
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Syphilis
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal Infections


  • Adults and Children


  • Contraception
  • Family Planning Counseling
  • Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • Hysterectomy
  • Obstetrical and Gynecological Services
  • Pregnancy Testing and Counseling
  • Women's Health

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

12/4/15 IUD, implant among top birth control options for cost, convenience

11/16/15 So-called "female Viagra" offers limited promise, many side effects

7/30/14 Are pelvic exams necessary? New guidelines say no.

3/6/14 How sexual lubricants can affect fertility

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