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Physicians and Faculty

Karna T Sura, MD

Karna T Sura, MD
Appointed 09/04/18
1056 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: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, 2018, Radiation Oncology
  • Internship: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, 2014, Transitional Year
  • MD: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2013

Specialties & Certification

  • Radiation Oncology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Adult Lymphoma
  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer/Uterine Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer


  • Adults


  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • High Dose Rate (HDR) Afterloader Brachytherapy
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)


  • American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), New Practitioner Committee Member
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital


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Clinical Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/surak
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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