John D. Bisognano, M.D., Ph.D.

John D. Bisognano, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

2400 S. Clinton Avenue, Building H-130
Rochester, NY 14618

Appointment: (585) 275-2475

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Bisognano is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Outpatient Services in the Division of Cardiology and joined the faculty in 2001. His research areas of interest include approaches to treatment of patients with resistant and refractory hypertension, including clinical trials testing new medical devices. He is also engaged in community-wide efforts at blood pressure reduction as well as NIH funded in investigating novel methods for treatment of patients with Stage I hypertension. He is a frequent lecturer on hypertension guidelines, treatment approaches, and clinical research both locally as well as internationally.

He has received numerous teaching awards, the Medical Center Board Award for Excellence in Clinical Care, as has served as past President of the New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and Monroe County American Heart Association. He is presently secretary/treasurer of the American Society of Hypertension. He has over 80 peer-reviewed articles and has published two books in the area of heart failure and outpatient cardiology.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Bisognano is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Outpatient Services in the Division of Cardiology and joined the faculty in 2001. He is Director of the Comprehensive Hypertension Center at the University of Rochester, which was recently accredited by the American Society of Hypertension. He is accepting new patients in area of general cardiology, hypertension (including resistant and refractory hypertension) and heart failure. He is involved in numerous clinical trials that may offer new treatments to people with cardiovascular disease. He sees patients at the convenient Clinton Crossing location on 2400 South Clinton Avenue. He also attends on the inpatient Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Service where patients with all types of acute cardiovacular disease, including advanced heart failure, are treated.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Medical Center Board Physician Excellence Award 2013
Best Teacher Award of URMC Cardiology Fellows 2011
Bauman Award for Best Teaching in Internal Medicine 2006
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) 2005
Kohn Award for Teaching Excellence 2004
Astra-Merck Research Award 1997
Ann Arbor VA House Officer of the Month 1992

Current Appointments

Director, Outpatient Cardiology Services - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | SUNY Upstate Medical Center1990
PhD | Physical Sciences, Other | St Univ at Binghamton1987
MA | Chemistry | St Univ at Binghamton1984
BS | Biology | Mass Inst Technology1981

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Cardiology at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center07/01/1994 - 06/30/1998
Residency in Internal Medicine at University Of Michigan07/01/1991 - 06/30/1993
Internship in Internal Medicine at University Of Michigan06/24/1990 - 06/30/1991