Ajeet Gajra, MD, FACP

Ajeet Gajra, MD, FACP
Appointed 09/01/06
2284 Upstate Cancer Center
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
315 464-4353

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Hematology and Oncology
  • Medicine - Community Campus: Oncology
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Medical Oncology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Medicine


Education & Fellowships

  • Additional Training: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 2012, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2001, Hematology/Oncology
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1998, Internal Medicine
  • MD: University of Delhi, India, 1996, Internal Medicine
  • MBBS: University of Delhi, India, 1993

Clinical Interests

  • Aerodigestive Epithelial Malignancies including Non-small cell lung cancer, Small cell lung cancer, mesothelioma, Head and Neck Cancers, Esophageal cancer; Clinical trials; Geriatric Oncology

Research Interests

  • Clinical trials- phase III; Geriatric Oncology; Outcomes research in cancer; Prognostic factors in cancer

Clinical Trials

  • Pilot study of the safety and feasibility of administering concurrent systemic chemotherapy with accelerated hypofractionated radiation therapy in the treatment of medically inoperable T1b and T2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
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  • Use of Hand Grip Dynamometry As Prognostic And Predictive Marker In patients with advanced Lung Cancer
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Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Hematology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Nasal and Sinus Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue and Tonsil Cancer


  • Adults


  • Blood Transfusion
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infusional Therapies
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Paracentesis
  • Thoracentesis

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital


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