Skip to main content

Some patient care sites and offices have been affected by the CrowdStrike software issue. Emergency and inpatient care are continuing without interruption.
Patients: click here for more information.



For more information on any of our neurosurgeons or our neuromedicine providers, click on one of the names below.

providers neuro

Webster PilcherWebster H. Pilcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Appointment: (585) 275-7944
Specialties: Epilepsy, Spine, Brain Tumors

BenderMatthew Bender M.D.
Appointment: (585) 273-1900
Specialties: Degenerative spine, Spine trauma, Ischemic Stroke, Brain Tumors,

Tarun Bhalla _2Tarun Bhalla M.D., Ph.D.
Appointment: (585) 273-1900
Specialties: Stroke/Endovascular, Aneurysm/AVM, Carotid Surgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia

Turker DalkilicTurker Dalkilic, MD
Appointment: (607) 301-4141
Specialties: Back Pain/Herniated Disc/Stenosis, Spinal Fractures, Spine Trauma, Complex Spine Surgery

Anthony Eidelman

Anthony Eidelman, M.D.
Appointment: (585) 276-3616
Specialties: Medical Pain Management

Pierre GirgisPierre S. Girgis, M.D.
Appointment: (585) 225-5767
Specialties: Back Pain/Herniated Disc/Stenosis, Vertebral Compression Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Spinal Trauma/Complex Spine

Melissa-LoPrestiMelissa A. LoPresti, M.D., M.P.H.
Appointment: Phone: 585-273-1606, Fax: 585-273-3022
Specialties: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pediatric Epilepsy, Epilepsy

Dr MattinglyThomas Mattingly, MD, MSc
Appointment: (585) 273-1900
Specialties: Carotid/Vertebral Artery Disease, Ischemic & Hemorrhagic Stroke, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery

James MillsJames Mills, MD
Appointment: (607) 301-4141
Specialties: Back Pain/Herniated Disc/Stenosis, Spinal Fractures, Spine Trauma, Complex Spine Surgery

Thomas Rodenhouse‚ÄčThomas G. Rodenhouse, M.D.
Appointment: (585) 473-7560
Specialties: Spine, Cranial

Tyler D.O.Tyler M. Schmidt, D.O.
Appointment: (585) 225-5767
Specialties: Brain and Spine Tumor Surgery, Brain and Spine Metastasis Surgery, Complex Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Spinal Stenosis, Cervical Myelopathy, Radiculopathy

Howard SilbersteinHoward J. Silberstein, M.D.
Appointment: (585) 273-1606 (Peds), (585) 342-7783 (Adult)
Specialties: Pediatric Neurosurgery, Brain Tumors, Spine

Steven SolerSteven Soler, MD.
Appointment: (585) 276-3616
Specialties: Medical Pain Management

Stone JohnJonathan J. Stone, M.D., M.Se.
Appointment: (585) 225-5767
Specialties: Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Cranial & Spine Surgery, Complex Spine Surgery

George VatesG. Edward Vates, M.D., Ph.D.
Appointment: (585) 225-5767
Specialties: Pituitary Tumors, Acoustic Neuroma, AVM

Kevin WalterKevin A. Walter, M.D.
Appointment: (585) 225-5767
Specialties: Brain and Spinal Tumors, Surgical Reconstruction, Spine

Andrew WenselAndrew M. Wensel, M.D.
Appointment: (585) 467-1643
Specialties: Spine, Functional Neurosurgery, Surgical Pain Management, Brain and
Spinal Tumors


For Referring Physicians

Your Personal Contact to UR Medicine

Rose Gilbert

Rose Gilbert
Physician Relations Manager, Neuromedicine
(585) 455-5685

We look forward to helping your patients receive the area’s most advanced neurosurgical care in the region.

To transfer a patient, please call the Strong Transfer Center
at (585) 275-4999 or 1-800-499-9298.

To refer a patient, please call our Brain and Spine Line at (585)-225-5767.

To refer a patient to one of our regional satellite offices, please click here for a full listing of locations.

To explore CME programs offered by UR Neurosurgery, please see our Continuing Medical Education page.