Department of Surgery

Referring a Patient

For consultation, or to refer a patient to Strong Memorial Hospital or Highland Hospital's Department of Surgery, please call 1-866-794-URMC.

Mailing Address, Department of Surgery:
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SURG, Rochester, NY 14642

Referrals by Division:

Acute Care Surgery
Paul E. Bankey, MD, PhD, Chief (585) 275-3022
Julius D. Cheng, MD, MPH (585) 275-6500
Mark L. Gestring, MD (585) 275-7248
Ayodele Sangosanya, MD (585) 275-5100
Nicole A. Stassen, MD (585) 275-5100
Bariatric/General Surgery
Joseph A. Johnson, MD, Chief (585) 341-0366
Lael Forbes, MD (585) 341-0366
William E. O'Malley, MD (585) 341-0366
Cardiac Surgery, Adult
George L. Hicks, MD, Chief (585) 275-5384
Peter A. Knight, MD (585) 275-6340
Howard T. Massey, MD (585) 275-6964
Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric
George M. Alfieris, MD (585) 275-2735
Francisco Gensini, MD (585) 275-2735
URMC Heart & Vascular Center (585) 275-2877
Colorectal Surgery
John Monson, MD, Chief (585) 276-6666
Christina Cellini, MD (585) 273-2727
Fergal Fleming, MD (585) 273-2727
Rabih M. Salloum, MD (585) 273-2727
Jenny R. Speranza, MD (585) 273-2727
Colorectal Physiology Center (585) 341-0747
Dysplaisa Clinic (585) 275-2159
Ostomy Clinic (585) 242-1380
Pediatric Surgery
Walter Pegoli, Jr., MD, Chief (585) 275-4435
Christopher Gitzelmann, MD (585) 273-5543
Yi-Horng Lee, MD (585) 273-1753
Plastic Surgery
Howard N. Langstein, MD, Chief (585) 275-1000
Derek Bell, MD (585) 275-1000
J. Guilherme Christiano, MD (585) 275-1000
Life After Weight Loss (585) 276-LAWL
Strong Wound Healing Center (585) 262-9100
Pediatric:  
John A. Girotto, MD (585) 275-1000
Burn:
Derek Bell, MD

(585) 275-2876

Surgical Oncology
Kristin A. Skinner, MD, Chief (585) 276-3332
Breast:
Breast Center (585) 275-BRST
Rachel Farkas, MD (585) 275-BRST
Kristin A. Skinner, MD (585) 275-BRST
Endocrine:
Jacob Moalem, MD (585) 273-4633
GI:
Eva Galka, MD (585) 273-2005
David A. Krusch, MD (585) 275-5027
James L. Peacock, MD (585) 275-8229
Luke O. Schoeniger, MD, PhD (585) 273-4713
Thoracic/Foregut Surgery
Thomas J. Watson, MD, Chief (585) 275-1509
Carolyn Jones, MD (585) 275-1509
David C. Kaufman, MD (Critical Care) (585) 273-1841
Christian Peyre, MD (585) 275-1509
Esophageal Diagnostic Lab (585) 275-7228
Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery
Mark S. Orloff , MD, Chief (585) 275-5875
Randeep S. Kashyap, MD (585) 275-5875
Vascular Surgery
Michael Stoner, MD, Chief (585) 279-5100
Ankur Chandra, MD (585) 279-5100
Jennifer Ellis, MD (585) 279-5100
John Porter, MD (315) 462-9407
Vein Center (585) 279-5100
URMC Heart & Vascular Center (585) 275-2877

Although our departmental divisions reflect the specialized nature of many faculty practices, many of our surgeons welcome referrals for common general surgical problems such as cholelithiasis, hernia and gastrointestinal disease.

The following faculty welcome general surgical problems:

Strong Memorial Hospital Phone Number
Paul E. Bankey, MD, PhD (585) 275-3022
Julius Cheng, MD, MPH (585) 275-6500
Eva Galka, MD (585) 273-2005
Randeep Kashyap, MD (585) 275-5875
David A. Krusch, MD (585) 275-5027
Catherine Nelson, MD (585) 275-6500
Mark S. Orloff, MD (585) 275-5875
James L. Peacock, MD (585) 275-8229
Rabih M. Salloum, MD (585) 273-2727
Ayodele Sangosanya, MD (585) 275-5100
Luke O. Schoeniger, MD, PhD (585) 273-4713
Nicole A. Stassen, MD (585) 275-5100
Highland Hospital Phone Number
Joseph A. Johnson, MD (585) 341-0366
William E. O'Malley, MD (585) 341-0366
Lael Forbes, MD (585) 341-0366