Joan Dolinak, MD

Joan Dolinak, MD
Appointed 09/18/12
8141 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-1800

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Surgery: General Surgery, Trauma/Critical Care/Burns


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, 2011, Burn Surgery
  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh, 2009, Surgical Critical Care/Trauma
  • Residency: Akron General Medical Center, 2008, General Surgery

Specialties & Certification

  • Surgical Critical Care

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Burns (Severe)
  • Critical Illnesses and Injuries
  • Trauma


  • Adults and Children


  • American Burn Association
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • Association of Women Surgeons

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

11/9/12 The dangers of salt and ice game that teens are playing

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Sue Stearns in anatomy lab

Sue Stearns, PhD, is an associate professor of cell and developmental biology, and one of four faculty members who teach Gross Anatomy to first-year medical students at SUNY Upstate. Students routinely cite this course as a favorite.

Read more about Stearns' take on our Anatomy course's popularity.