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Physicians and Faculty

Michael Lacombe, MD

Michael Lacombe, MD
Appointed 12/01/11
Women's Health Network
1049 Upstate Cancer Center
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5276

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Upstate Cancer Center: Radiation Oncology


Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Northwestern University Medical School, 1994, Radiation Oncology
  • MD: University Hospital, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1990

Clinical Trials

  • NRG-HN005: A Randomized Phase II/III Trial of De-intensified Radiation Therapy for Patients with Early-Stage, p16-Positive, Non-Smoking Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer
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Specialties & Certification

  • Radiation Oncology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • All Cancers and Hematological Conditions
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Tongue and Tonsil Cancer


  • Adults and Children


  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Internal Radiation
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • VA Medical Center
Clinical Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/lacombem
Faculty Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/faculty/lacombem


All physicians of the department have sub-specialty expertise with many participating in several multi-disciplinary endeavors with other departments including medicine, surgery, and pediatrics. Our sub-specialty expertise in cancer care includes the following:

  • Head and neck tumors
  • Lymphoma
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Eye tumors
  • Brain tumors
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Gynecologic malignancy
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Pediatric cancers