General OBGYN

General Obstetrics and Gynecology

Women's Center/University OB/GYN Associates
Physicians' Office Building
Suite 600,
725 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-5162
Fax: 315 464-4615
Upstate Women's Health Services
Upstate Health Care Center
1st Fl.,
90 Presidential Plaza
Syracuse, NY 13202
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-5210
Fax: 315 464-2141

The physicians in the general division furnish medical advice, education, and treatment in the entire range of Reproductive Health and Preventive Care. This includes services for adolescents, women in the childbearing age and the peri and post menopausal years.

Our physicians utilize the most advanced techniques available for birth control and the newer, evolving methods of family planning.

Both medical and surgical gynecological care are provided by this division, including advice and coordination for those interested in 'Complimentary Medicine'.

Complete maternity care services, involving a range of risk levels, and the entire range of family planning services, including those women with special needs and problems are available from our general division physicians.

Leah A Kaufman, MD

Leah A Kaufman, MD
Appointed 04/01/13
Women's Health Network
2602 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology: General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Women's Health Network: Obstetric, Gynecology & Urogynecology, Pelvic Health


Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 2002, OB/GYN
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine, 1998
  • BS: SUNY Binghamton, 1994, Biology/Music

Previous Appointments

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 2002–2013

Clinical Interests

  • adolescent gynecology

    geriatric gynecology


Education Interests

  • Simulation and innovation in  residency education

Research Interests

  • Innovation in residency and medical student education incorporting simulation and multi disciplinary communications training.

Specialties & Certification

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Contraceptive management
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Pregnancy


  • Colposcopy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Sterilization by Laparoscopy
  • Transvaginal Ultrasonography
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)


  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), State Legislative Chair

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
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