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Our Team

UR Neurosurgery provides the widest range of neurosurgery and neuromedicine care in the region. And that benefits our patients in several important ways:

  • We provide comprehensive care. Our neuromedicine providers have expertise in virtually every type of disease that may require brain or spinal surgery.
  • We offer the most advanced treatments. Our neurosurgeons are experienced in the very latest neurosurgical procedures, many of which are not available anywhere else in the region.
  • Our neurosurgeons are specialists. They have more experience in providing exactly the care you need.

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

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

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

Vassilios DimopoulosVassilios Dimopoulos, M.D.
Appointment: (607) 269-0033
Specialties: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Cranial Neurosurgery, Brain and Spinal Tumors

John Markman

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, Brain and Spinal Tumors, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Spinal Trauma/Complex Spine, Neck Pain/Cervical Myelopathy

HorganMichael Horgan, M.D.
Appointment: (607) 301-4141
Specialties: Brain, Complex Spine, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Yan Michael LiYan Michael Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Appointment: (585) 225-5767
Specialties: Complex brain and spine cancer surgery, minimally invasive and endoscopic surgery for spine, brain and skull base tumors, awake brain tumor surgery

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

John Markman

John D. Markman, M.D.
Appointment: (585) 276-3616
Specialties: Medical Pain Management, Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation

James MetcalfJames C. Metcalf, M.D.
Appointment: (607) 269-0033
Specialties: Spinal & Cranial Surgery, Spinal Fusions & Fractures, Brain and Spinal Tumors

Shahnawaz QureshiShahnawaz Qureshi, D.O.
Office: (607) 301-4141
Specialties: Brain Tumors, Pituitary Tumors, General Neurosurgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Complex Spine Fusions, Adult Spinal Deformity, Revision Surgery, Spinal Tumors

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

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

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, Spine Trauma, Brain & Spine Tumors

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

Armando VillarrealArmando A. Villarreal, M.D., MBA
Appointment: (585) 276-3616
Specialties: Medical Pain Management, Injections

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

Linda WellesLinda B. Welles, M.D.
Appointment: (607) 301-4141
Specialties: Gait and Balance/Geriatrics

Richard WellesRichard V. Welles, M.D.
Appointment: (607) 301-4141
Specialties: Neurology

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