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

Kara C Kort-Glowaki, MD

Kara C Kort-Glowaki, MD
Appointed 02/23/11
Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8224

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Surgery: Breast Care Center (UHCC), Endocrine (Thyroid) Surgery, General Surgery
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Surgery
  • Women's Health Network: Breast Care

Education & Fellowships

  • BS: Syracuse University
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Endocrine surgery, Breast surgery, Trauma, General surgery

Research Interests

  • Breast cancer research

Specialties & Certification

  • Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Benign Soft-Tissue Masses
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Infection
  • Breast Mass
  • Breast Tenderness
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia/Hypercalcemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism/Hyperparathyroidism
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease


  • Adults and Children


  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Evaluation and Treatment Plan
  • Breast Care
  • Breast Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Breast Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Mammosite Brachytherapy
  • Mastectomy
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Resection
  • Skin Incision and Drainage
  • Thyroid Ultrasonography
  • Thyroidectomy


  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

3/13/11 Lymph-node surgery during mastectomy

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