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

Tammy A Root, NP

Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Upstate Cancer Center: Surgery
  • Women's Health Network: Breast Care


Education & Fellowships

  • NP: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2011

Clinical Interests

  • Screening for High Risk Patients


Specialties & Certification

  • Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Breast Disease
  • Thyroid Disease


  • Adults and Children


  • Breast Care


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
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