Joan W. Chisholm, M.D.

Joan W. Chisholm, M.D.

Contact Information

Highland Women's Health
990 South Ave.
Suite 103
Rochester, NY 14620

Appointment: (585) 341-0101

  • 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. Chisholm is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. Her interests lie in caring for women from puberty through menopause and beyond. Dr. Chisholm is a member of Highland Women's Health.



Highland Women's Health Website
www.urmc.edu/highland/departments-centers/ob-gyn/obstetricians-gynecologists/Highland-Womens-Health.aspx

Dr. Chisholm was born in Jamaica (West Indies) and emigrated during high school to South Orange, N.J. After graduating with a B.A. from Vassar College, she worked as a cancer research technician at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City before attaining her M.D. degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Rutgers Medical School.

She completed her residency in OB/GYN at Nassau County Medical Center, Long Island, N.Y. and then completed three years with the National Health Service Corps in Bronx, N.Y. She was an attending in Bronx Lebanon Hospital and North Central Bronx Hospital before moving to Rochester in 1989 to work with the Genesee Health Service as an attending physician at Genesee Hospital. In January 1994 she joined Genesee Valley OB/GYN, and in February 2013 became a member of Highland Women's Health.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

MD | Medicine | Coll Med/Dent NJ-Rutgers Med1981
BA | Arts & Sciences | Vassar College1975

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Nassau County Medical Center07/01/1982 - 06/30/1985
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Nassau County Medical Center07/01/1981 - 06/30/1982