Gynecologic Oncology

Gynecologic Oncology Clinic
Physicians' Office Building
Suite 600,
725 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-5162
Fax: 315 464-4613

The division of Gynecologic Oncology provides comprehensive care for women with gynecologic malignancies. Women with known or suspected cancers of the female genital tract (vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tube, ovary), are offered a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic options, including radical surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, as well as newer options, such as laparoscopic surgery and home chemotherapy when appropriate.

Through our participation in the National Cancer Institute External Icon's External link Gynecologic Oncology Group, patients have access to the latest developments in therapy, including the opportunity to participate in both regional and national clinical trials.

Our comprehensive approach includes exceptional nursing support for both inpatients and outpatients as well as access to a full range of supportive services including:

  • Nutritional and Psychological Counseling
  • Ovarian cancer risk assessment for patients with possible Familial Ovarian Cancer Syndrome includes full discussion of screening tests and options, with availability of:
    • vaginal ultrasound, CA-125 testing
    • genetic testing for BRCA-1 and BRCA-2
    • Laparoscopic prophylactic oophorectomy is offered for those at extremely high risk

Rinki Agarwal, MD

Rinki Agarwal, MD
Appointed 07/01/13
Women's Health Network
600 Physicians' Office Building
725 Irving Ave
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology: Gynecologic Oncology
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Gynecologic Oncology
  • Women's Health Network: Obstetric, Gynecology & Urogynecology, Pelvic Health


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of California at Davis, 2012, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2009, Clinical Genetics
  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital, 2007, Ob/Gyn

Clinical Interests

  • Cancer Care- Surgery, minimally invasive surgery


    Palliative therapy

    Genetics, evaluation of hereditary predisposition to cancer

Education Interests

  • Teach health care workers in low resource areas to deliver care for women with cancer susceptibility.   

Research Interests

  • Clinical trials : Cervical Cancer

                         Ovarian cancer

                         Endometrial Cancer

                         Fallopian Tube Cancer


Specialties & Certification

  • Genetics
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Oncology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Endometrial Cancer/Uterine Cancer
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Genetic Conditions
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvar Dystrophy


  • Adults


  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Genetic Testing
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery


  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO)
  • American Medical Association

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Hindi
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