Radiology Research Faculty

Mitchell I Karmel, MD

Mitchell I Karmel, MD
Appointed 07/01/08
Women's Health Network
3416 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: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Radiology
  • Women's Health Network: Women's Imaging and Radiology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Cancer Research Program
  • Radiology


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School, 1989, Cardiovascular/Interventional Radiology
  • Residency: Cornell University, 1987, Diagnostic Radiology
  • Internship: Cornell Cooperating Hospitals: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 1984, Medicine
  • MD: University at Buffalo School of Medicine, 1983

Clinical Interests

  • Vascular/Interventional Radiology

    Interventional Oncology

    Treatment of Hepatic Metastatic Disease

    Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Education Interests

  • Improving the Practice of Interventional Radiology

Research Interests

  •  Computed Tomographic Angiography, Magnetic Resonance Angiography, Interventional Oncology, Hypertension


Specialties & Certification

  • Radiology
  • Cardiovascular/Interventional Radiology
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Arterial/Venous/Lymphatic Malformation
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Cirrhosis
  • Jaundice
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infection
  • Liver Cancer
  • Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones)
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Failure
  • Trauma
  • Tube Feeding Dependency
  • Uterine Fibroids


  • Adults and Children


  • Billiary Drains
  • Central Venous Access
  • Chemotherapy
  • Internal Radiation
  • Interventional Catheterization
  • Intra-Arterial (IA) Chemotherapy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • MR Imaging
  • Nephrostomy Tube
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trauma Embolization
  • Vena Cava Filters


  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital


Naidich JB, Karmel MI, Mossey RT, Bluestone PA, Stein HL,
Osteoarthropathy of the head and wrist in patients undergoing long term hemodialysis.  Radiology 1987; 164:205-209.

Naidich JB, Mossey RT, Atkinson BM, Karmel MI, Bluestone PA, Mailloux LU, Stein HL, Spondyloarthropathy from long-term hemodialysis.  Radiology 1988; 165: 761-764.

Naidich JB, Karmel MI, Mossey RT, Bluestone PA, Stein HL,Articular erosions in the hand and wrists in patients undergoing long term hemodialysis.  Letter to the Editor, Radiology 1988; 166:285-286.

Naidich JB, Feinberg AW, Karp Harman H, Karmel MI, Tyma CG, Stein HL, Contrast venography: Reassessment of its role.  Radiology 1988; 168-97-100.

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