Julie Riccio, M.D., has been appointed as the new Chief of Pediatric Medicine at Highland Hospital.
Dr. Riccio has been an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics for the Division of Neonatology at the University of Rochester Medical Center since 2013. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Bucknell University and her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Riccio completed her residency in pediatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University where she served as Pediatric Chief Resident. She then went on to complete a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
“Dr. Riccio’s background will be an advantage for Highland Hospital’s tiniest and most vulnerable patients in our Special Care Nursery,” said Bilal Ahmed, M.D., Associate Medical Director for Highland Hospital. “We look forward to continuing to bring excellent and compassionate care to our babies and their families under Dr. Riccio’s leadership.”
Dr. Riccio follows Melissa Richards, M.D., who served as Highland Hospital’s Chief of Pediatric Medicine for the past two years.