Gregg T. Nicandri, M.D.

Gregg T. Nicandri, M.D.

Contact Information

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

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

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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)

Highland Family Medicine Community Teaching Award | Highland Hospital Family Medicine Residency Education Program | Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York 2014
Recipient-Louis A. and Mildred M. Goldstein Scholarship Award; Research Grant Awarded | Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation | University of Rochester Medical Center 2013
Robert Duthie C. MacCollister Evarts Award for Outstanding Excellence in Teaching and Education | URMC Orthopaedic Graduating Chief Residents | URMC Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery/Rochester, New York 2011
Medical Student Surgical Teaching Award | URMC & Highland Hospital Medical Students | Rochester, New York 2011
Elected Fellow | American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons | Chicalo, Illinois 2011 - Present
Emerging Leaders Program-Elected Member | American Orthopaedic Association | Chicago, Illinois 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 Honor Medical Society | Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 2003 - Present
Drs. Horace Dade and Philip Pope Tialiaferro Scholarship | Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 2002
Commonwealth Award in Medicine | Virginia Commonweath University School of Medicine 2001
Summer Aesculpian Research Scholar | Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 2001
President Community Health Task Force | Virginia Commonwealth University 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
Recipient I Eagle Scout Merit Award | Boy Scouts of America 1992

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

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