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James M. Snyder, M.D.

James M. Snyder, M.D.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation , Medicine

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.
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Contact

Appointment (585) 275-5321

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About Me

Dr. Snyder specializes in the non-surgical and interventional treatment of pinched spinal nerves (sciatica or radiculopathy), herniated discs, spondylolisthesis, spinal arthritis and spinal stenosis. As a physiatrist, or physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, he utilizes a combination of s...
Dr. Snyder specializes in the non-surgical and interventional treatment of pinched spinal nerves (sciatica or radiculopathy), herniated discs, spondylolisthesis, spinal arthritis and spinal stenosis. As a physiatrist, or physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, he utilizes a combination of specific physical and functional rehabilitative measures in combination with injections to restore function and provide long-term success in the management of spinal disorders.

Dr. Snyder completed his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering at Colorado School of Mines in 2005. He worked in that capacity until switching careers and graduating from Albany Medical College in 2016. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Rochester in 2020 where he received the Spirit of Carol award for humanism and exceptional patient care. Under the tutelage of Dr. Michael Furman at OSS he completed a fellowship in Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine in 2021. He is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Certified Specialties

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (SMD)

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Interventional Spine, OSS Health. 2020 - 2021

Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2017 - 2020

Internship, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2016 - 2017

Education

MD | Albany Medical College. 2016

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?

5.0 stars

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

5.0 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 Snyder was amazing. Was knowledgeable before the visit. Took a lot of time explaining my condition along with options.

Apr 26, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr Snyder is always caring and aware of my case. He is professional but kind, like family. I refer him to my friends

Apr 22, 2024

5.0 stars

Excellent! Very happy w/visit.

Feb 14, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr Snyder listens!!! He respects the patients experience and . Input and personal history and general wisdom

Dec 16, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Snyder was a very kind and caring dr.

Nov 10, 2023