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Louis J. Papa, M.D.

Primary Care

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7210

Office: (585) 341-7210

Fax: (585) 325-6051

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Biography

Dr. Papa is a graduate of the SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine and completed his medical residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in 1992. He also served as Chief Medical Resident and Fellow in General Internal Medicine at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, NY. Dr. Papa is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Medical Association is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Throughout his career, Dr. Papa has received many honors and awards and is listed in the Best Doctors in America.

Dr. Papa currently serves as Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. In addition to active medical practice and teaching responsibilities, Dr. Papa has held various professional positions including president of the Monroe County Medical Society, Regional Board Member of Excellus Rochester, Greater Rochester Health Foundation, the "20/20 Commission" and CTAAB. He is also a regular panelist on the national PBS program "Second Opinion".

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1985
BS | Hofstra University
Biochemistry

1989
MD | Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1990 - 06/24/1992
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/23/1989 - 06/30/1990
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2013
Edward Mott Moore Award
Sponsor: Monroe County Medical society
Location: MCMS 2013 Annual Meeting at the Irondequoit Country Club

2009
Healthcare Achievement Awards for Physician Volunteer
Sponsor: Rochester Business Journal
Location: Hyatt Regency Rochester

2008 - Present
Listed in America's Top Physicians
Sponsor: Consumer Research Council

2005
James M. Stewart, MD Award presented to a community physician for clinical care and teaching, Department of Medicine, University

2003
National Recipient of the American Medical Association Foundation Leadership Award for Young Physicians (part of the Excellence

2001 - Present
Listed in Best Doctors in America
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

2001
Rochester Business Journal, "Rochester's 40 under 40" - 2001

1999 - 2000
"Who's Who in Rochester Healthcare"
Sponsor: Rochester Business Journal

1992
Lawrence E. Young Patient Care Award, Strong Memorial Hospital
Sponsor: Categorical Internal Medicine Residency
Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

1991
William Morgan Teaching Award, Strong Memorial Hospital

1989
Medical School Commencement Speaker

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Publications

Journal Articles

12/1997
Papa LJ, Weber BE. "Physician characteristics associated with the use of bone densitometry." Journal of general internal medicine.. 1997 Dec 0; 12(12):781-3.

11/27/1995
Reilly BM, Wagner M, Magnussen CR, Ross J, Papa L, Ash J. "Promoting inpatient directives about life-sustaining treatments in a community hospital. Results of a 3-year time-series intervention trial." Archives of internal medicine.. 1995 Nov 27; 155(21):2317-23.

1/10/1994
Li JT. "Clinical skills in the 21st century." Archives of internal medicine.. 1994 Jan 10; 154(1):22-4.

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