Karol H Kerr, MD

Karol H Kerr, MD
Appointed 09/01/11
3rd fl Upstate Cancer Center
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5294

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pediatrics: Hematology and Oncology
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Pediatrics


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital, 1994, Pediatric Heme/Onc
  • Residency: Kaiser Foundation Hospital, 1991, Chief Resident - Pediatrics
  • Residency: Kaiser Foundation Hospital, 1990, Pediatrics
  • MD: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1987
  • BS: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1981, microbiology

Specialties & Certification

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Childhood Cancers


  • Children


  • Blood Transfusion
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Genetic Testing
  • Infusional Therapies
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Stem Cell Transplantation


  • ASPHO American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

2/20/13 Upstate receives St. Baldricks grant to benefit kids with cancer

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/kerrk
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/kerrk
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