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.

Renee E Mestad, MD, MSCI

Renee E Mestad, MD, MSCI
Appointed 07/21/11
Women's Health Network
5142 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4730

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

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


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Washington University at St. Louis, 2010, Family Planning
  • MS: Washington University at St. Louis, 2010, Clinical Investigation
  • Residency: Louisiana State University Health Science Center, 2002, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • MD: Kansas University Medical Center, 1998

Clinical Interests

  • Family Planning to include improving contraception use and effectiveness through education and enhanced access

Research Interests

  • The association of age with method choice in choosing a long-acting reversible contraceptive method.

Specialties & Certification

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • Gynecologic Problems
  • Heavy or Extended Menstrual Bleeding
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Inflammation of the Cervix or Cervicitis
  • Levator Syndrome
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Miscarriage
  • Missed Menstrual Periods
  • Painful Intercourse
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Reproductive Health Problems
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Syphilis
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal Infections


  • Adults and Children


  • Contraception
  • Family Planning Counseling
  • Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • Hysterectomy
  • Pregnancy Testing and Counseling
  • Women's Health

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
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