Adult Services

Inpatient Social Work

Social Workers are assigned to all nursing units in the hospital. If you would like to reach the Social Worker assigned to your unit, please use contact numbers below.

Chief Social Worker: Peg Bierley, LMSW (585) 275-4736

Senior Social Worker: Betty Rosabal, LMSW (585) 275-1564

Unit Social Worker   Phone
1-9200 Behavioral Medical/Surgical

Sarah Clase

Kelly Ceraci

LMSW

LMSW

(585) 276-3707

(585) 276-3708

2-1800 Medicine Mary Kay Denton LMSW (585) 275-2135
3-1800 Burn Tracy Smith LMSW (585) 275-0071
3-2800 Trauma Tracy Smith LMSW (585) 275-0071
4-1200 Palliative Care Kate Woodard LMSW (585) 273-5329
4-3400 Surgery, Kidney & Liver Transplant Surgery Jennifer DeYager
LMSW
(585) 275-7052
5-1200 Acute Physical Rehabilitation Amy Repard LMSW (585) 275-6346
5-1400 Medical/Surgical Kristy Gleason LMSW (585) 273-5301
5-1600 Neurology Melissa Christadoro LMSW (585) 275-7994
5-3400 Orthopedics

Chris Kokkoris

Kate Kantowski

LMSW

LMSW

(585) 275-7623

(585) 275-7330

5-3600 Neurosurgery Jennifer Mesi LMSW (585) 276-6391
6-1200 Medical Short Stay Sarah Rehler LMSW (585) 273-4130
6-1400 Medicine Jewell Hopkins LCSW (585) 276-7103
6-1600 Medicine Lisa Gordner LMSW (585) 275-7332
6-3400 Medicine

Julie Mingoea

MSW

(585) 275-9219
6-3600 Burn Trauma Stepdown Linnaea Nifong LMSW (585) 275-8999
7-1200 Thoracic/Ear, Nose & Throat/Plastic Surgery Stephanie Baxter LMSW (585) 275-7698
7-1400 Cardiac Ellen Engel LMSW (585) 275-4731
7-1600 Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Ellen Engel LMSW (585) 275-4731
7-3400 Cardiac Transplant Melissa Guerin LMSW (585) 273-2456

7-3600 Cardiac/

Vascular Surgery

Maria Vilar-Seelman BSW (585) 275-4740
8-1200 Neuromedicine Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Betty Rosabal LMSW (585) 275-1564
8-1400 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Sandy Thomas LMSW (585) 273-3074
8-1600 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Brittany Russell LMSW (585) 275-4734
8-3600 Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) Sandy Thomas LMSW (585) 273-3074
8-3400 Medicine Intensive Care Unit (MICU) Brittany Russell LMSW (585) 275-4734
Observation Unit Mary Kay Denton LMSW (585) 275-2135
WCC5 Surgical Oncology Jackie Bill LMSW (585 273-2888
WCC6 Bone Marrow Transplant Mike Ellis LMSW (585) 275-5284
WCC7 Hematology/Oncology Genna Ruiz MSW (585) 275-2853
Inpatient Float Julie Luther LMSW (585) 275-0501

Outpatient Clinics

Ambulatory Care

Unit Social Worker   Phone
Ambulatory Medicine Floor 5 Sara Miller
Renee DeVore

LMSW

LMSW

(585) 276-5634
(585) 275-4511
Ambulatory Surgery

Sarah Clase/ Kelly Ceraci

Kate Kantowski - Orthopedics

LMSW


LMSW

(585) 276-3707


(585) 275-7330

Finger Lakes Occupational Health Julie Kogler LCSW (585) 244-4771
Neurology

Sarah Dowd

Robin Schepp

LMSW

LMSW

(585) 276-6845

 

Transplant Programs

Unit Social Worker   Phone
Heart Transplant Melissa Guerin LMSW (585) 273-2456
Kidney Transplant Karen Porterfield LMSW (585) 275-8306
Liver Transplant Mary Salter LMSW (585) 275-9826

Infectious Disease Clinic

Unit Social Worker   Phone
Ambulatory Center Floor 3 Frank Cannizzaro
Julie Miller
Katie Sienk
LMSW
LMSW
LMSW
(585) 275-0533
(585) 275-0616
(585) 275-1323

Memory Care Program

The Rochester Memory Care Program provides diagnosis, treatment and care of neurological conditions that affect the elderly and the aging nervous system. Our unit specializes in treating patients with memory loss, dementia, and cognitive dysfunction. The Memory Care Program focuses on neurological disorders of the aging nervous system and cognitive dysfunction, such as Alzheimer's Disease, dementia and memory loss.

  • Susan Ruhlin LMSW (585) 341-7501

Primary Care Network

  • Karen Kelly LMSW (585) 784-7887

 

Nursing Home Placement Office

 

Mary Fitzgerald
BSW
(585) 275-0564
Ann Marie Shannon
BSW
(585) 273-2741
Kim Johnson
BSW
(585) 275-4433

 

Forms for Patients

Placement Forms – Please print and complete the forms below to assist with skilled nursing facility or rehabilitation placement.

 

Placement Patient Information Form

Community Referral Form

Contact Us

Social Work and Patient & Family Services
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue
Box 650
Rochester, NY 14642

Phone: (585) 275-2851