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.