Dr. Stephen Albanese

Stephen AlbaneseDr. Stephen Albanese is a central New York native. He received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Bucknell University and MD from SUNY Buffalo College of Medicine. He completed orthopaedic surgery residency at Upstate and a pediatric orthopaedic fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. He has been a member of the Upstate faculty since 1986. He has been chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the residency program director at Upstate since 2000.

Dr. Albanese has served on numerous committees and in several leadership roles at Upstate including chair of the University Medical Associates at Syracuse. He was a faculty recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award in 2003 and is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. His clinical focus is the treatment of children with musculoskeletal conditions. He is teacher, mentor and advocate for medical students, orthopaedic surgery residents, and faculty.

Throughout his career, he has been active in national professional organizations. He has servedAlbanese Graduation on the Board of Directors for the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He recently completed a three year term as the chair of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Residency Review Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Albanese is the son of the late Josephine “Pip” Farfaglia Albanese and Augustine Albanese. His three siblings, Dr. Margaret Albanese, Anthony Albanese and Martin Albanese, are also graduates of Canastota High School. Dr. Albanese lives with his wife and two sons in Manlius, NY.