Heart & Vascular Center Physician Team

Kwame S Amankwah, MD

Kwame S Amankwah, MD
Appointed 11/25/10
Women's Health Network
8801 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8272

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Surgery: Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services
  • Upstate Heart and Vascular Center: Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services

Clinic/Unit

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Texas Tech University ,University Medical Center, 2004, Endovascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital, 2004, Vascular Surgery
  • Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 2002, Surgery
  • MD: Albany Medical College, NY, 1997, Medicine
  • MS: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1993, Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • BS: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1990, Human Biology

Clinical Interests

  • Endovascular therapies including Abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid disease, aorto-iliac and infrainguinal disease, acute venous disease and dialysis access.

Specialties & Certification

  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Amputation
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Arch Aneurysm
  • Blood Clots
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diabetic Foot Complications
  • Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta
  • Leg Pain
  • Nervous System Vascular Lesions
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Failure
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Varicose Veins

Treats

  • Adults

Treatments/Services

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair
  • Aneurysm - Aortic - Surgery
  • Aneurysm Surgery - Traditional Open Surgery
  • Angiogenesis
  • Angiography
  • Aortic Aneurysm Stenting
  • Aortic Dissection Treatment
  • Arch Aneurysm Treatment
  • Arterial Access
  • Atherosclerosis Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis Endarterectomy
  • Atherosclerosis Surgery
  • Bypass Surgery for Atherosclerosis
  • Bypass Surgery for Venous Disease
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Central Arterial Access
  • Central Venous Access
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Chemotherapy
  • Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Abdominal (TA-EVAR)
  • Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Thoracic
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation
  • Hemodialysis and Home Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Minimally Invasive Bypass Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Non-Invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Physical Examination for Heart & Vascular Disorders
  • Pulse Volume Recordings
  • Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Harvesting
  • Reconstruction Graft Surgery
  • Surgery for Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Surgery for Subclavian Artery Aneurysm
  • Surgery for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Surgical Bypass for Visceral Ischemic Syndrome
  • Surgical Treatment of Vascular Lesions of the Nervous System
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator Treatment (TPA )
  • Ultrasound Tests - Heart and Vascular
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Vein Ligation and Stripping
  • Vena Cava Filters
  • Visceral Arterial Reconstruction
  • Visceral Ischemic Endarterectomy

Current Hospital Privileges

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

Cardiac Surgery

Gregory W Fink, MD
Gregory W Fink, MD
Cardiac Surgery

Cardiology

Jamal Ahmed, MD
Jamal Ahmed, MD
Cardiology
Timothy D Ford, MD
Hani Kozman, MD
Hani Kozman, MD
Cardiology
Kan Liu, MD, PhD

Cardiac Anesthesiologists

Syed T Ali, MD
Syed T Ali, MD
Cardiac Anesthesia
Colleen E O'Leary, MD
Colleen E O'Leary, MD
Cardiac Anesthesia
Muhammad F Sarwar, MD
Muhammad F Sarwar, MD
Cardiac Anesthesia
Andrew M Sopchak, MD
Andrew M Sopchak, MD
Cardiac Anesthesia

Electrophysiology Laboratory

Jamal Ahmed, MD
Jamal Ahmed, MD
Electrophysiology Laboratory
Traian M Anghel, MD
Traian M Anghel, MD
Electrophysiology Laboratory
Luna Bhatta, MD
Luna Bhatta, MD
Electrophysiology Laboratory
Tamas Szombathy, MD
Tamas Szombathy, MD
Electrophysiology Laboratory

Interventional Cardiology (Cardiac Catheterization)

Jamal Ahmed, MD
Jamal Ahmed, MD
Interventional Cardiology (Cardiac Catheterization)
Timothy D Ford, MD
Timothy D Ford, MD
Interventional Cardiology (Cardiac Catheterization)
Hani Kozman, MD
Hani Kozman, MD
Interventional Cardiology (Cardiac Catheterization)

Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Services

Kwame S Amankwah, MD
Kwame S Amankwah, MD
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services
Michael J Costanza, MD
Michael J Costanza, MD
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services
Vivian Gahtan, MD
Vivian Gahtan, MD
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services
Lorena Gonzalez, MD
Lorena Gonzalez, MD
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services
Robert A Schwartz, MD
Robert A Schwartz, MD
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services
Dawn M Scott, PA-C
Dawn M Scott, PA-C
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services
Palma M Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI
Palma M Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services
Scott M Surowiec, MD
Scott M Surowiec, MD
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services
Maria SB Walker, MSN, NP
Maria SB Walker, MSN, NP
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services