Attended college at Cornell University, majoring in biochemistry, graduated 1982 with distinction in all subjects, Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Medical school education was a SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY, Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, graduated 1986. Internal Medicine residency training at University of Rochester 1986-1990, Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at The Genesee Hospital. Faculty member at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry since 1989. Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine. Involved in primary care Internal Medicine practice from 1990 with the Pulsifer Medical Associates.
Patient Care Bio
I focus my work on primary care preventive medicine, especially in areas of cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Excercise and cardiovascular fitness are key components in maintaining health. Sports injuries is another area of expertise.
Teaching medical students and residents encompasses about 10% of my time, both in the office and at the medical school.
My hometown is Endwell, New York. My wife and two daughters have lived in Irondequoit for the past 20 years.
Personal interests include running (completed the Boston Marathon), backpacking, fly fishing, kayaking, and skiing.