Faculty and Staff

Amar S Swarnkar, MD

Amar S Swarnkar, MD
Appointed 05/17/99
Women's Health Network
E3513 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Radiology: Neuroradiology
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Radiology
  • Women's Health Network: Women's Imaging and Radiology

Clinic/Unit

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, 1998, Radiology
  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, 1997, Neuroradiology
  • Residency: Leicester University, England, 1995, Radiology

Clinical Interests

  • Interventional Neuroradiology, endovascular treatment of brain aneurysms, vascular disorders of head, neck, and spine, acute stroke treatment, functional MRI

Education Interests

  • Teaching medical students, Neuroradiology of brain and spine.

Research Interests

  • Acute stroke, latest treatment of brain aneurysms, vascular malformations of head, neck and spine, sclerotherapy of lymphangioma.

Specialties & Certification

  • Cardiovascular/Interventional Radiology
  • Computed Tomography
  • Radiology
  • Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm

Treats

  • Adults and Children

Treatments/Services

  • Angiography
  • Cardiac Computed Tomography
  • Carotid Angiography and Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm Surgery
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Epidural/Caudal
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Functional MR Imaging
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MR Imaging
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Surgery for Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator Treatment (TPA )
  • Wada Test
  • X-Ray

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Hindi
Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/swarnkaa
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/swarnkaa

Volunteer Faculty

Research Staff

Katherine J. Barkan – (monitor)
Megan Grosso, D.P.T, PA.C.
Meghan Hall (monitor)
Jennifer Moore – (coordinator)
Andrea McGlond - (coordinator)
Iulia G. Movileanu (coordinator)
Mary Lou Watson (supervisor)

Fellows

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellows/
Michael Mendoza, MD, PGY-5
Rebecca O’Dwyer, MD, PGY-5
Jason Williams, MD, PGY-5
Neurocritical Care Fellows
Dani Choufani, MD, PGY-6
Elena Schmidt, MD, PGY-6

Residents

Meet our Residents

Clinical and Support Staff

Anne Dow, NP
Megan Grosso, D.P.T, PA.C.
Marcia Harris, RN,FNP
Pamela Kirch, NP
Margaret Randazzo, RN
Sailasri Reddy, PA
Brenda Schader, NP
Sari-Ann Yonaty, NP

Administration

Ellie Scala, MBA - Administrator
Amanda Coss - Assistant to the Chair
Natalie Mullholland - Administrative Manager

Education Coordinators

Mary Phelan - Education Administrator
Alison Brewer - Cerebrovascular (stroke) fellowship program
Samantha Garafalo - Medical Student Education