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"Being responsible for my own research project has been a great incentive to step out of my scientific comfort zone and explore areas less familiar to me such as Molecular Biology. These bacteria were transformed to produce a plasmid containing a synthetic piece of double stranded DNA I designed." - Lisi Krainer

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Kwame S Amankwah, MD

Kwame S Amankwah, MD
Appointed 11/25/10
Women's Health Network
8702 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


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.

Clinical Trials

  • Predicting the Safety and Effectiveness of Inferior Vena Cava Filters (PRESERVE)
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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


  • Adults


  • 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