Adolph S. Flemister, M.D.

Adolph S. Flemister, M.D.

Contact Information

4901 Lac De Ville Blvd, Bldg D
Clinton Crossings Office Park
Rochester, NY 14618

2064 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road
Platinum Office Complex
Penfield, NY 14526

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

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

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Flemister specializes in all aspects of adult and adolescent foot and ankle disorders. He has extensive experience in sports injuries and complex reconstruction of the foot and ankle.



Dr. Flemister earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine and completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at SUNY Health Science Center and a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery in the Tampa Orthopaedic Program. His research focuses on the operative and non-operative treatment of the posterior tibial tendon and he has received an NIH grant to study this disease process. He has authored several medical journal articles and textbook chapters on various aspects of foot and ankle surgery. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery at URMC.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Duthie-Evarts Resident Education Award | University of Rochester | Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2012
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Achievement Award 2012
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Achievement Award 2010
Duthie-Evarts Resident Education Award | Department of Orthopaedic Surgery | Rochester NY 2006
Dr. Charles H. Epps, Jr. Surgical Prize in Orthopaedic Surgery 1991
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society | Howard University College of Medicine 1990
Outstanding Scholar Awards in Pathology, Epidemiology, Patient Care, Anatomy, Microbiology, Pharmacology, OB-GYN, Peds, & Psych | Howard University College of Medicine 1988 - 1991

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

MD | Medicine | Howard University College of Medicine1991
Post-Baccalaureate | Pre-Medical Studies | Tufts University1985
BA | Psychology and Philosophy | Boston College1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Florida Orthopaedic Institute/Tampa General Hosp.08/01/1996 - 7/31/97
Residency in General Surgery/Orthopaedic surgery at SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse07/01/1992 - 6/30/1996
Internship in General Surgery/Orthopaedic surgery at SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse07/01/1991 - 6/30/1992