Gregg T. Nicandri, M.D.

Gregg T. Nicandri, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

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. Nicandri's medical practice focuses on the care of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. He believes strongly in the importance of staying active as we age and has special expertise in treating sports-related injuries that occur in adult athletes. The treatments Dr. Nicandri offers range from arthroscopy to total shoulder and elbow reconstruction.

Dr. Nicandri, a native of Rochester, earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia and completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of Washington. Following his residency, Dr. Nicandri completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Duke University and served as Assistant Team Physician for the Blue Devil Football and Basketball Teams. Dr. Nicandri has researched and authored articles on preferred surgical techniques to repair athletic injuries and the safety of injured patients. He is board-eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr Nicandri is an Assistant Professor in URMC Orthopedics' divisions of Sports Medicine and Shoulder and Elbow Services.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Emerging Leaders Program | American Orthopaedic Association 2009 - Present
Edward Lauren Spine Award for Excellence in Spine Research | University of Washington - Dept of Orthopaedics 2007
AO North America Resident Trauma Research Grant | University of Washington - Dept of Orthopaedics 2006
Alpha Omega Alpha | VCU School of Medicine 2003 - Present
Drs. Horace Dade and Philip Pope Tialiaferro Scholarship | VCU School of Medicine 2002
Commonwealth Award in Medicine | VCU School of Medicine 2001
Summer Aesculpian Research Scholar | VCU 2001
President Community Health Task Force | VCU School of Medicine 2000 - 2003
Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society | Penn State University 1998
Golden Key Honor Society | Penn State University 1998
Teaching Assistant Biology 110,140, 141 | Penn State University 1998 - 1999
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society | Penn State University 1996
Eagle Scout 1992

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary


Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


MD | Medicine | Medical College of Virginia2003
BS | Arts & Sciences | Penn State University1999

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Ortho/Primary Care Sports Medicine at Duke University Medical Center08/01/2008 - 07/31/2009
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center07/01/2004 - 06/30/2008
Internship in Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center06/25/2003 - 06/30/2004