CONTACT INFORMATIONCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSVIDEOSRobert M. McCann, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAdministrative: (585) 341-6770Fax: (585) 341-8305A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentNot Accepting New PatientsLocationsHighland Hospital1000 South AvenueBox 58Rochester, NY 14620Faculty AppointmentsProfessor - Department of Medicine , Highland Hospital (SMD) Patient Care SettingsGeriatrics & Aging, Hospital Medicine, Internal MedicineCredentialsSpecialtiesGeriatric Medicine - American Board of Internal MedicineHospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Internal MedicineEducation1982MD | State University of New York at SyracusePost-doctoral Training & Residency07/01/1984 - 06/30/1987Residency in Internal Medicine at Rochester General Hospital07/01/1982 - 06/30/1983Internship in Internal Medicine at SUNY Upstate University HospitalAwards2019Highland Hospital Heritage AwardLocation: Rochester2018University of Rochester Geriatrics Mentorship AwardLocation: Rochester, NY2016RBJ Health Care Achievement Award-Physician CategorySponsor: Rochester Business JournalLocation: Rochester, NY2015Mastership in the American College of PhysiciansSponsor: American College of Physicians2013Fellowship Royal College of Physicians of EdinburghSponsor: Royal College of Physicians of EdinburghLocation: Edinburgh, Scotland2010Best Doctors in AmericaSponsor: America's Best Doctors2009RBJ Health Care Award for Innovation in Medical EducationSponsor: Rochester Business JournalLocation: Rochester, NY2005American College of Physicians Laureate Award2004Fellowship in the American Geriatrics Society, 20042000Fellowship in the American College of Physicians, 20001993Visiting Nurse Service Distinguished Physician of the Year Award1978B.S., Biochemistry - Cum Laude, Concordia University, MontrealHealth Care Achievement award 2009Sponsor: Rochester Buisness JournalLocation: Rochester, NYVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles2/2005Taylor BR, McCann RM. "Controlled sedation for physical and existential suffering?" Journal of palliative medicine.. 2005 Feb; 8(1):144-7. 3/1999Falsey AR, Criddle MM, Kolassa JE, McCann RM, Brower CA, Hall WJ. "Evaluation of a handwashing intervention to reduce respiratory illness rates in senior day-care centers." Infection control and hospital epidemiology.. 1999 Mar; 20(3):200-2. 6/1997Falsey AR, McCann RM, Hall WJ, Criddle MM, Formica MA, Wycoff D, Kolassa JE. "The "common cold" in frail older persons: impact of rhinovirus and coronavirus in a senior daycare center." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 1997 Jun; 45(6):706-11. Books & Chapters2002 Chapter Title: Decision-making in the Cognitively Impaired Patient Book Title: Geriatrics Palliative Care Textbook Author List: Quill, T; McCann, RM Published By: Oxford Publishing 20021999 Chapter Title: Care of Older People Who are Dying Book Title: New Ways to Care for Older People: Building Systems Based on Evidence Author List: McCann, R M; ed. Calkins, E; Wagner, E; Pacala, J Published By: Springer Publishing Co 19991993 Chapter Title: Complications of Hypertension Book Title: Cardiovascular Issues in the Elderly: Focus on Hypertension Author List: McCann, RM; Katz, P Published By: Churchill Livingstone, Japan 1993VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSVideosplay_circle_filledA Geriatric-Friendly ED at HighlandClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Robert M. McCann, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Robert M. McCann, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.