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Our Team

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

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

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

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

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

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.