In addition to benefiting from the extensive knowledge, skills, and experience of our full-time Med-Peds faculty, residents enjoy opportunities to learn from and work with distinguished faculty members from our Department of Internal Medicine and our Department of Pediatrics.
Dr. Bingemann grew up in New Jersey. He graduated with honors from Rutgers University in 1995 and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in 1999. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City in 2003. He has worked in Rockland County, NY and at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
He is a Senior Instructor in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He is especially interested in musculoskeletal conditions.
He moved to the Rochester area in 2006 and enjoys recreational sports, cooking, baking and spending time with his wife and three children.
Dr. Blatt, a native of Pennsylvania, majored in Biochemistry at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA and received her MD degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania- Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. She completed her combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency training, including Chief Residency, at the University of Rochester. Since 2007, she has worked as an academic hospitalist with dual appointments in the Internal Medicine and Pediatric Departments. She also acts as the Assistant Director for the Internal Medicine Third Year Clerkship and as Associate Program Director for the Med-Peds Residency. Dr. Blatt's academic interests include medical education, quality improvement, and transition of care for young adults with chronic health care needs. She serves as Medical Director for the 6-3400 inpatient unit and is director of an Inter-Professional Quality and Safety module for students in the Schools of Medicine and Nursing.
Dr. Caiola received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He then completed his residency at Baystate Medical Center in Massachusetts and a fellowship in Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio.
Dr. Caiola is a Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and is a member of American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society of General Internal Medicine.
Dr. Caiola works to optimize the health of his patients by forming interactive partnerships for good health. He has a special interest in resident education and mentorship. Outside of work, Dr. Caiola enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.
Dr. Fortuna received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School and his masters in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, MGH, and Children’s Hospital Boston and subsequently completed a general medicine fellowship.
Dr. Fortuna is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics. He is the Associate Medical Director for the UR Primary Care Network and the Associate Program Director for Ambulatory training for the residency program.
Outside of work, he enjoys sailing, outdoor activities and spending time with his family, including his two daughters.
Dr. Nead received her medical degree from the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry. She then completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and a fellowship in Pediatrics at the University of Rochester. She worked in Connecticut for three years, before returning to Rochester to work at Culver Medical Group.
She is an Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Nead enjoys caring for multiple generations of family members. Her primary medical interests include preventive health care, pediatric obesity, nutrition education, and complementary medicine. Outside of work, she enjoys running, hiking, biking and spending time with her family.
Dr. Nicholas is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is an attending physician on the inpatient geriatrics service as part of the Highland Hospital Geriatrics Group. He currently serves as an Associate Program Director for the URMC residencies in Internal Medicine and Medicine-Pediatrics. He is also the Medical Director for the Highlands at Brighton Transitional Care Facility.
Dr. Ray completed medical school at the University of Miami in Florida. She received her masters in public health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where she focused on human rights and humanitarian assistance in 2007. Dr. Ray completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester in 2013.
She is an Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester. She is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and is a member of American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Her work has taken her to the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Nicaragua. She has worked closely with the homeless population in Rochester, NY as well as victims of torture in the state of New York.
Dr. Robbins was born and raised in Indiana. He received his undergraduate degree from Hanover College and his medical degree from Indiana University. He completed the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program at the University of Rochester in 1997 and assumed the position of its director in 1999.
His passion and dedication to the growth and development of the master clinician is prevalent at all levels, from student through faculty. He serves as the Vice Chair of Medicine for Education and as an Assistant Designated Institutional Official within the URMC GME office, thereby helping guide the success of all 88 of URMC's ACGME accredited programs.
Dr. Robbins is “living the dream” by developing the next generation of combined-trained physicians and takes great joy in the achievements and accomplishments of the current residents and the graduates. He continues to work clinically in both the ambulatory and inpatient arenas in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.
Dr. Scofield received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1991. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester in 1995. Dr. Scofield is an Associate Professor in Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester. He is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.
Prior to pursuing a career as a physician, Dr. Scofield was a special education teacher for infants and preschool children. His dedication to this field continues with his special interest in children with developmental disabilities and attention-deficit disorder. In addition to his work at Culver Medical Group he practices part-time at a specialized clinic for adults with cystic fibrosis and developmental disabilities.
“Open communication is the key to establishing relationships with my patients” states Dr. Scofield. He considers himself a good listener and believes a building a partnership with his patients in achieving good health produces the best long-term results. He enjoys his spare time with his wife and daughter. He loves sports including golf and tennis and is also a music fan.
My clinical interests include:
- Eating Disorders
- Reproductive Health
- Contraceptive Management
My research interest is provider-adolescent communication. My current focus is developing interactive educational tools to improve the communication skills of providers who care for adolescents.
Other Attending Supervisors
In addition to the attending doctors above who have their own group of patients we have several attending doctors who are here on a part-time schedule to supervise resident doctors. They have practices in other locations and do not schedule patients in the Culver Medical Group.
Graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania - 1981
Residency training in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital - 1985
Board certified - Pediatrics
Associate Professor in Pediatrics- University of Rochester School of Medicine.