Steven J. Ognibene, M.D.

Steven J. Ognibene, M.D.

Contact Information

Rochester Colon-Rectal Surgeons, P.C.
125 Lattimore Road, Suite 270
Rochester, NY 14620

Appointment: (585) 244-5670

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Steven Ognibene exhibits extensive surgical expertise in management of diseases of the colon and rectum. He practices with a team of surgeons who are national leaders in robotic colon and rectal surgery. He performs numerous surgical procedures on the small and large intestine (colon), rectum and anus. Areas of specific interest include surgical management of Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis colorectal cancer and anorectal disorders.

Dr. Ognibene graduated Summa Cum Laude from State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo in 1995. He graduated from medical school at the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse in 1999 and completed his general surgical residency at the University of Rochester / Strong Memorial Hospital in 2004. Following surgical residency Dr. Ognibene completed a fellowship in the specialty of colorectal surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, CA in 2005. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery (2006) and the American Board of Colon-Rectal Surgeons (2007). He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Community activity includes involvement in public education programs such as a J-Pouch support group for ulcerative colitis patients.

Current Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Surgery, Community (SMD) - Primary


Surgery - American Board of Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery - American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery


MD | SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse1999

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Residency in General Surgery at University of Rochester07/01/2000 - 06/30/2004
Internship in General Surgery at University of Rochester07/01/1999 - 06/30/2000