Jenny R. Speranza, M.D.

Jenny R. Speranza, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (525) 276-3370
Fax: (585) 276-2203

Professional Bio

Dr. Jenny Speranza attended the Rochester Institute of Technology, graduating in 1994 with her B.S. degree, Magna Cum Laude. She earned her M.D. from the School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (1999). Dr Speranza finished her surgical residency in 2004 from the State University of New York at Buffalo Consortium. In 2005, she completed a Colon and Rectal fellowship at the University of Miami. Prior to arriving at the University of Rochester, Dr. Speranza was on staff at the Cleveland Clinic Florida where she was an attending surgeon in the department of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Dr. Speranza is a member of American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and serves on two committees of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic surgeons.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Alpha Sigma Lambda Honorary Society 1994
Center for the Study of the Presidency 1994
Teaching Excellence Award | Department of surgery Division of Colorectal Surgery | 601 Elmwood Ave Rochester NY 14642 Present

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 9 available »

2012 Mar
Fleming FJ, Kim MJ, Gunzler D, Messing S, Monson JR, Speranza JR. "It's the procedure not the patient: the operative approach is independently associated with an increased risk of complications after rectal prolapse repair." Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland. 2012 Mar; 14(3):362-8.
Kolar B, Speranza J, Bhatt S, Dogra V. "Crohn's disease: Multimodality Imaging of Surgical Indications, Operative Procedures, and Complications." Journal of clinical imaging science. 2011 1:37. Epub 2011 Jul 14.
Speranza, Jenny r. "Colorectal Cancer". Rochester Healthy Living. 2009; .
Ruiz, D, Bashankaev, J, Speranza, JR, Wener, SD. "Graciloplasty for rectourethral rectovaginal and rectovesical fistulas: 12 technique overview, pitfalls and complications. Colorectal Cancer". Rochester Healthy Living. 2009; .
McNanley AR; Speranza JR; Buchsbaum GM. ""Diagnoistic evaluation for fecal incontinence"". Journal of Pelvic Medicine & Surgery. 2009; 15(4): 161-171.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Colorectal Surgery (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Cancer Center


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


MD | Medicine | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences1999
BS | Biology | Rochester Inst Technology1994

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Colon & Rectal Surgery at University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Medical Cente07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Residency in Surgery at SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine08/15/2000 - 06/30/2004
Internship in Surgery at SUNY Stonybrook07/01/1999 - 08/10/2000