Andrew M. Wensel, M.D.

Andrew M. Wensel, M.D.

Contact Information

Rochester General Hospital
Parnall Office Building
1445 Portland Avenue, Suite 306
Rochester, NY 14621

Auburn Community Hospital
17 Lansing Street
Auburn, NY 13021

Southern Tier Neuromedicine
84 Canal Street
Big Flats, NY 14814

Appointment: (585) 467-1643

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Professional Bio

Dr. Andrew M. Wensel joined the University of Rochester Medical Center faculty in 2009 and serves as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery to provide comprehensive neurosurgical care. As a native of Rochester, Dr. Wensel returned after earning his MD in Cleveland at Case Western Reserve University. During his residency he selected a focus in skull base surgery, complex spine, and deep brain stimulation. Dr. Wensel is board-eligible in the United States. He is a member of several professional organizations (including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons) and is published on topics including treatment of aneurysms, as well as neurocritical care of intracerebral hemorrhage and stroke.

Dr. Wensel specializes in spine surgery (including trauma, minimally invasive techniques for degenerative disease and tumor), functional neurosurgery (deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease and tremor) and has an active general neurosurgery practice.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Wensel is a member of several professional organizations (including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons) and is published on topics including treatment of aneurysms, as well as neurocritical care of intracerebral hemorrhage and stroke. Dr. Wensel specializes in spine surgery (including trauma, minimally invasive techniques for degenerative disease and tumor), functional neurosurgery (deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease and tremor) and has an active general neurosurgery practice.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Patient- and Family-Centered Care Award | University of Rochester Medical Center Leadership | University of Rochester Medical Center 2010 - 2011
"Top Gun" Award | URMC Department of Neurosurgery | Rochester, NY 2009
Concertmaster | New Edinburgh Orchestra | Edinburgh, Scotland 1995 - 1996
Concertmaster | Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra | Rochester, NY 1992 - 1993

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education

MD | Medicine | Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine2001
BA | Biology | Case Western Reserve University1997
Biology | University of EdinburghAttended 1995 - 1996

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Neurological Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2002 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002