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Carolyn E. Jones, M.D.

Carolyn E. Jones, M.D.

Thoracic & Foregut Surgery , Surgery , Cancer

4.9 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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Contact

Locations

Esophageal & Thoracic Surgery

601 Elmwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
Rochester, NY 14642

Wilmot Cancer Institute

155 Bellwood Drive
Rochester, NY 14606

About Me

Certified Specialties

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Thoracic (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), University of Rochester Medical Center. 1994 - 2003

Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), University of Rochester Medical Center. 1993 - 1994

Education

MD | George Washington University School of Medicine. Surgery (General Surgery). 1993

Awards

Teaching Award. 2002

Society of Critical Care Medicine Research Award. 1999

Rochester Academy of Medicine. 1998

National Research Science Award. 1996

National Research Science Award. 1995

Founder's Day Award for Academic Excellence. 1983

Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society. 1982

Publications

Journal Articles

Intraoperative Cytology for Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery. A Quality Improvement Analysis.

De Las Casas LE, Danakas AM, Torrealba JR, Wizorek JJ, Ettel MG, Lada MJ, Brunnström H, Plavnicky J, Sweeney M, Jones CE

The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2021 March 4 Epub 03/04/2021.

The pathogenesis of Barrett's esophagus: secondary bile acids upregulate intestinal differentiation factor CDX2 expression in esophageal cells.

Hu Y, Williams VA, Gellersen O, Jones C, Watson TJ, Peters JH

Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.. 2007 July 11 (7):827-34. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pathogenesis of Barrett esophagus: deoxycholic acid up-regulates goblet-specific gene MUC2 in concert with CDX2 in human esophageal cells.

Hu Y, Jones C, Gellersen O, Williams VA, Watson TJ, Peters JH

Archives of surgery.. 2007 June 142 (6):540-4; discussion 544-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Gastrectomy as a remedial operation for failed fundoplication.

Williams VA, Watson TJ, Gellersen O, Feuerlein S, Molena D, Sillin LF, Jones C, Peters JH

Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.. 2007 January 11 (1):29-35. Epub 1900 01 01.

Endoscopic & symptomatic assessment of anastomotic strictures following esophagectomy & cervical esophagogastrostomy.

Williams VA*; Watson TJ; Zhovtis S*; Gellersen O*; Raymond D; Jones C; Peters JH.

Surgical Endoscopy. 2007; .

Esophagectomy for high grade dysplasia is safe, curative and results in good alimentary outcome.

Williams VA*; Watson TJ; Herbella FA*; Gellersen O*; Raymond D; Jones C; Peters JH.

Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 2007; .

TNF-? as a mediator of insulin resistance after partial hepatectomy.

Jones CE; Patel SS; Krusch DA.

Surgical Forum. 1999; 50.

The Kidney's role in glucose balance following partial hepatectomy.

Jones CE, Koshibu K, DeCambre M, Gerich JE, Bessey PQ, Krusch DA

The Journal of surgical research.. 1998 October 79 (2):136-40. Epub 1900 01 01.

Alterations in insulin receptor and insulin receptor substrate -1 phosphorylation following major hepatectomy.

Jones CE; Wendell LL; Patel SS; Krusch DA.

Surgical Forum. 1998; 49: 149-151.

Effect of internal mammary harvest on postoperative pain and pulmonary function.

Cohen AJ, Moore P, Jones C, Miner TJ, Carter WR, Zurcher RP, Lupkas R, Edwards FH

The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 1993 November 56 (5):1107-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ratings & Comments

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Ratings

During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

4.9 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

Dr. C. Jones is phenomenal.

Feb 29, 2024

Am I very pleased with the dedication and care I receive from Dr. Jones and her staff.

Feb 28, 2024

I trust and have Confidence in her advice and care she has provided to me

Feb 28, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr. Jones made my procedure and me at ease very kind, helpful and compassionate.

Jan 05, 2024

Dr Jones is great

Dec 20, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Jones is very through!!

Dec 06, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Jones was very helpful and made me very much at ease.

Nov 27, 2023

Good

Nov 27, 2023

5.0 stars

Good experience.

Nov 07, 2023

5.0 stars

This is an outstanding practice.

Oct 22, 2023

5.0

I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Carolyn Jones and her colleagues.

Sep 30, 2023

Good service

Sep 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carolyn Jones is hands down the best, treats patients & staff w/so much respect. She is extremely talented & a super star!

Sep 05, 2023

Very good experience, always feel comfortable and trust the decision are right for me .

Aug 05, 2023

Dr Jones is wonderful, she is so caring and really listens and addresses all concerns.

Aug 05, 2023

5.0

I have an upcoming surgery & Dr. Jones explained it all to me as I'm scared [...] sorry but I can't put it any other way!

Aug 05, 2023

5.0

Dr. Jones is great!!

Jul 26, 2023

5.0

Dr. Jones is the very best medical practitioner I have ever had. Her ability to LISTEN, explain, and treat me with the utmost respect far surpasses any other medical experience I have ever experienced.

Jul 26, 2023

5.0

Dr. Jones has the ability to make the patient feel like there is nothing more important at that moment-she's totally engaged and willing to listen and explain as much as needed.

Jul 14, 2023

4.2

She is a God Angle Sent from Heaven years ago Amen

Jul 13, 2023

3.0

Discussed concerns I had about procedure and care after. Provider acknowledged [...].

Jun 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. JONES WAS VERY THOROUGH AND ANSWERED ALL QUESTIONS AND OFFERED HELPFUL ADVICE AND SHE IS FRIENDLY.

Jun 04, 2023

Great experience Dr. Jones is a caring Physician...

Apr 09, 2023

5.0

Just 1 word! WONDERFUL! THANK YOU

Mar 23, 2023

5.0

[...] I DID NOT HAVE ANY BAD EXPERIENCE'S.

Feb 17, 2023

5.0

Dr Jones was excellent with everything and I would recommend heyto anyone going through this.

Feb 10, 2023

4.2

Wonderful

Feb 01, 2023

1.0

Rushed, annoyed, couldn't even focus on the reason there. By the time the doctor got in there it seemed like, Well, you are doing better, have any questions? I have severe anxiety, depression and just going to this appointment was a major step for me to take. Taking off work, getting transportation in that weather, never ate or drank anything since the night before thinking I may need a test done and didn't want to waste a trip up.

Jan 29, 2023

It seemed they had already made up their mind and only shred the information with me intended to get me to give the answer they had already come to rather than considering my whole life/experience

Jan 25, 2023

5.0

We have a lot of faith in this provider. This provider has handled my illness from first diagnosis and we are very happy with her care.

Jan 22, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and caring

Jan 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Jones was very good when explaining the process of my surgery from the beginning to the end and thru all my follow up appt.

Jan 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Jones is amazing. I was thrilled to have her as my lung cancer surgeon.

Dec 18, 2022

5.0

YOU ARE VERY LUCKY TO HAVE A GREAT DOCTOR LIKE DR JONES.

Dec 18, 2022

Was very helpful. Extremely thoughtful and her explanations were reassuring.

Dec 13, 2022

Excellent experience

Nov 23, 2022

5.0

I felt listened to cared for & felt I received the best care in the world by Dr. Jones & all her staff.

Oct 31, 2022

5.0

This provider, excellent!

Oct 28, 2022

4.2

Very happy with medical care

Oct 28, 2022

Dr. Jones is simply amazing ... Competent, knowledgeable, compassionate, warm and friendly! She makes it so easy to understand what is happening, and why, and how to resolve it. She's amazing!!

Aug 31, 2022

Dr. Jones is an excellent teacher and thoroughly explains everything she is recommending in my care plan.

Jul 10, 2022

Very happy with experience Dr Jones was very thorough

Jun 29, 2022

5.0

Outstanding as always.

Jun 19, 2022

5.0

Excellent experience!!

Jun 18, 2022

5.0

Always excellent. Dr. Jones has saved my life several times!

Jun 02, 2022

5.0

DR JONES IS NOY ONLY A GREAT DR SHE IS A CARING AND KIND PERSON

Apr 26, 2022

5.0

Very caring, thorough, professional, answered all my questions, & nice!

Apr 18, 2022

5.0

I have recommended Strong to several friends who are currently patients.

Apr 03, 2022

5.0

All good experience.

Mar 29, 2022

5.0

Dr. Jones is awesome. She is very friendly and explains everything thoroughly. I would recommend her to anyone!

Mar 15, 2022

5.0

All good!

Mar 03, 2022

5.0

I saw Dr. Jones and Megan, the PA. Very pleased with care.

Mar 02, 2022