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Geriatrics and Medicine Associates (GAMA)
Rochester Highland Professional Office Building

Part of Highland Hospital
Highland Professional Building at 990 South Avenue


990 South Avenue
Suite 207
Rochester, NY 14620

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Monday 8:30 a.m.−4:30 p.m.

Tuesday 9 a.m.−4:30 p.m.

Wednesday – Friday 8:30 a.m.−4:30 p.m.


Geriatrics and Medicine Associates (GAMA) is one of the largest geriatrics outpatient practices in the Rochester, NY region. Our affiliation with Highland Hospital and the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) provides access to ground-breaking research and state-of-the-art technology. Our geriatricians are highly trained, board certified specialists and experts at managing the complex care of older adults.

Patient & Visitor Information

Convenient Locations

Our office is conveniently located in the Professional Office Building (POB) on the Highland Hospital campus, and close to Highland's laboratory and imaging services. We also have a satellite office at the Highlands at Pittsford.

Parking Information

There is a ramp-style parking garage adjacent to the Professional Office Building. To get to the garage, turn into the main driveway for Highland Hospital off of South Avenue, take the first left, and then drive straight ahead to the POB garage. The Highland Hospital main entrance and the Hospital ramp garage will be on your right.

The POB garage offers hourly rates for patient and visitor parking. A cashier is on duty Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. After hours, we ask visitors to pay for parking using the payment machine at the garage exit. The machine accepts credit cards and U.S. paper currency. Change is returned in coins.

The POB garage is connected to Highland Hospital by an enclosed walkway on Level 2.


Geriatrics and Medicine Associates is a primary care practice dedicated to managing the often complex care of older adults. Our comprehensive services include:

  • Prevention and wellness check-ups.
  • In-depth evaluation and management of chronic diseases and conditions.
  • Medication review and management.
  • Advanced directives and long-term care planning.
  • Laboratory tests, x-ray and other imaging services are available nearby at Highland Hospital — the Professional Office Building is connected to Highland by a covered walkway on level two.
  • Referrals to medical specialists as needed. We are affiliated with Highland Hospital and the University of Rochester Medical Center, and have access to a full suite of state-of-the-art services.
  • When in need of hospital care, Highland Hospital's Direct Admission Process may allow our patients to bypass the Emergency Department and be admitted directly to a hospital room.
  • When our patients are admitted to Highland Hospital, our physicians visit them regularly. We manage their care to achieve the best possible outcome in light of each patient's health history and needs for outpatient care.

Our Specialty Practices

Geriatrics and Medicine Associates is home to a variety of specialty practices. For more information or to request an appointment, contact the office of the medical specialist you wish to see.

Academic Practice - (585) 341-6775

This primary care practice allows a select group of physicians-in-training from the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center to see patients. The practice is supervised by board-certified attending physicians.

Diabetes HealthSource - (585) 341-7066

Endocrinology - (585) 341-6775

Endocrinology is a medical specialty that focuses on hormone disorders.

Lifestyle Medicine - (585) 341-6775

Highland Hospital's Lifestyle Medicine program encourages and aids our patients to make simple changes in their everyday lives to improve their health.

Nephrology - (585) 341-6896

Nephrology is a medical specialty that focuses on disorders of the kidney.

Otolaryngology (ENT) - (585) 758-5700

Otolaryngology is a medical specialty that focuses on disorders of the ear, nose, and throat.

Palliative Care - (585) 341-6776

Palliative Care a medical specialty that provides support, care and comfort.

Southwedge Internal Medicine - (585) 341-6775

Urology - (585) 442-4940

Urology is a medical specialty that focuses on disorders the urinary tract in men and women, and the reproductive system in men.


Appointment Information

New Patients

Please ask your current primary care provider to forward your records to us before your first appointment. If you are switching to Geriatrics and Medicine Associates as your new primary care provider, contact your insurance company to let them know.

All Patients

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early. If you are running late, call us at (585) 341-6660 as soon as possible. If you are more than 15 minutes late, we may need to reschedule your appointment.
  • Bring your insurance card(s) to each visit.
  • Co-pays are expected at the time of your visit.
  • Bring all of your prescription and non-prescription medications and vitamins with you to each visit — all bottles and/or packages including inhalers.
  • If you have limited English language proficiency, please notify us of your need for an interpreter and the specific language spoken.

Appointment Cancellations

Call (585) 341-6660 and let us know at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to keep an appointment.

After-Hours Medical Concerns

Call 911 if you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency or go to the nearest emergency room and have the hospital notify our office.

Otherwise, call (585) 327-6660. Our answering service representative will ask for information about your medical concern and will take your phone number. Stay by your phone! The doctor on call will contact you.

Additional Information

When Hospital Care is Needed

We refer most of our patients to Highland Hospital which offers a comprehensive suite of geriatric services. Highland's Direct Admission Process may allow our patients to bypass the Emergency Department and be admitted directly to a hospital room. Because our office is on the Highland campus, we can visit our patients and closely manage their hospital care.