Lucien M. Rouse, M.D.

Lucien M. Rouse, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Rouse's primary practice is in knee surgery, specializing in both arthroscopy and open reconstruction, including total knee arthroplasty. He is also actively involved in trauma care and fracture management. Dr. Rouse cares for athletes at all levels, from little league through professional, as well as the weekend warrior. He also serves as a team physician for regional college sports teams.



Dr. Rouse received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, where he finished first in his class of 205. He remained in the Dallas area to complete his surgical internship and orthopaedics residency. Then, he completed the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute. He has authored several medical journal articles on such topics as surgical techniques and control of post-operative pain. Dr. Rouse is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at URMC.

Awards & Honors (Local)

- Class Rank: 1st out of class of 205, Univ. of Texas SW Medical School 1984
- Winner of the 1984 Ho Din Award (highest honor given to member of the graduating class) 1984
- Alpha Omega Alpha after sophomore year, President last two years 1982 - 1984
- Southwestern Medical Foundation Research Grant, Summer 1981
Full tuition scholarship all four years, Stanford University, Stanford, California 1975 - 1979
1998 Duthie-Evarts Resident Education Award - Award given by the graduating residents to faculty member they considered their best teacher over the course of their residency
2001 Duthie-Evarts Resident Education Award - Award given by the graduating residents to faculty member they considered their best teacher over the course of their residency
2003 Duthie-Evarts Resident Education Award  Award given by the graduating residents to faculty member they considered their best teacher over the Course of their residency
- Southwestern Medical Foundation Academic Scholarship
- Merit Scholar every year (award to top 5% of class)

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

MD | Medicine | University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas1984
BS | Biological Science | Stanford University1979

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at American Sports Medicine Institute07/01/1989 - 6/30/1990
Residency in Surgical/Orthopaedic at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center07/01/1985 - 6/30/1989
Internship in Surgical/Orthopaedic at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center07/01/1984 - 6/30/1985