The New Upstate Cancer Center

The New Upstate Cancer Center

For your convenience during the construction of Upstate's new Cancer Center, we offer ambassadors services to guide you to your appointment as well as provide wheelchair transportation, to and from the second floor of Upstate's attached garage.

Meet Our Team

Medical Director

Sheila Lemke, MD

Sheila Lemke, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Jayne R Charlamb, MD, FACP, IBCLC

Jayne R Charlamb, MD, FACP, IBCLC
Appointed 07/15/96
Women's Health Network
STE D Upstate Specialty Services at Harrison Center
550 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
315 464-8224

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology: Breast Health and Breastfeeding Medicine
  • Surgery: Breast Care Center (UHCC)
  • Women's Health Network: Breast Care

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Cancer Research Institute
  • Research Pillars


Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1999, Internal Medicine
  • Internship: Albany Medical Center, 1996, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Additional Training: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1995, MD
  • BA: Cornell University, 1991

Clinical Interests

  • Breastfeeding Medicine, Benign Breast Disease, Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention  

Education Interests

  • Breastfeeding Support, Breast Wellness, Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention

Research Interests

  • Breastfeeding Medicine and Benign Breast Disease

Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • International Board Cert. Lactation Consult.

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Infection
  • Breast Mass
  • Breast Tenderness
  • High Risk for Breast Cancer
  • Lactation Disorders and Difficulties
  • Nipple Discharge


  • Adults and Children


  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Evaluation and Treatment Plan
  • Breast Care
  • Breast Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Lactation Services


  • American College of Physicians (ACP), Fellow
  • Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

4/1/14 Breast cancer high risk program

4/1/14 Upstates new breast cancer survivorship program

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