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May 2017

A Message from the Associate Medical Director

A Message from the Associate Medical Director

Highland Hospital is a true community hospital located in the heart of the Rochester’s South Wedge and Highland Park neighborhoods.  We might be small by some standards, but we are known for excellence in care in many specialties including bariatrics, cardiology, geriatrics, oncology, orthopaedics, women’s health, and more.

Youngrin Kim, M.D., Receives Highland Hospital’s Distinguished Physician Award

Youngrin Kim, M.D., Receives Highland Hospital’s Distinguished Physician Award

Youngrin Kim, M.D., is the recipient of Highland Hospital’s 2017 Distinguished Physician Award. Dr. Kim, an Instructor of Clinical Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, serves as a nocturnist, the physician leader at Highland at night.

Joy and Sustenance in Medicine Initiative Underway

Joy and Sustenance in Medicine Initiative Underway

Combatting physician burnout by expanding faculty development opportunities is fast becoming an important initiative for Highland physicians. It’s a mission that Keely Dwyer-Matzky, M.D., has championed over the past year, in addition to her roles as Medical Director of the new Highland Medical Observation Unit, hospitalist at Highland, and faculty at the Golisano Children’s Hospital.

The Evarts Joint Center: A Look to the Future

The Evarts Joint Center: A Look to the Future

The Evarts Joint Center opened at Highland Hospital in 2005 and has provided the highest quality care to our community ever since. As the demand for the expertise of orthopaedic surgeons keeps growing, we spoke with Christopher Drinkwater, M.D., director of the center, about future plans.

Dr. Benjamin Ricciardi joins UR Medicine/Highland Hospital

Dr. Benjamin Ricciardi joins UR Medicine/Highland Hospital

UR Medicine and Highland Hospital welcomes Benjamin F. Ricciardi, M.D., as Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. Ricciardi, an orthopaedic surgeon, specializes in total knee and hip replacements. He will see patients and perform surgery at Highland Hospital.

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