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John Anthony Orsini, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 341-7642

Fax: (585) 340-3051

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Medicine, Orthopaedics & Physical Performance, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


As a physiatrist, or physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, Dr. Orsini works alongside spine surgeons to diagnose and treat spinal disorders by interventional means. Dr. Orsini's special expertise includes diagnosis of peripheral nerve injuries and non-surgical treatments such as spine injections and management of spasticity due to stroke, brain injury, MS, or cerebral palsy. He has additional experience in the use of electrodiagnostic studies to evaluate disorders of nerves and muscle.

Dr. Orsini earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington and a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Orsini is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with certification in pain management at URMC.



Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1993
Residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at NIH Surgery Branch-Surgical Oncology Fellowship

07/01/1989 - 06/30/1990
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester School of Medicine GME

01/01/1984 - 06/30/1989
Medical School at University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry

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Journal Articles

Orsini, J. "10/96 Estimates of Skeletal Motion in Gait. Gait Biomechanics 4/97" . Gait Biomechanics 4/97.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis
Book Title: Principles of Neurologic Rehabilitation
Author List: Orsini, J
Edited By: Lazar,Richard B
Published By: McGraw-Hill 1998 in New York




John A. Orsini, MD