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Jennifer Ann Wheeler, M.D.

Family Medicine, Primary Care

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 787-0720

Fax: (585) 787-9108

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients


Dr. Wheeler believes in the importance of listening to her patients' concerns and questions about their health care plan and ensuring they are addressed. She takes the time to understand her patients' family dynamics and believes in teaching her patients based on how they learn best.

She is board certified in Family Medicine and is accepting new families and patients of all ages - from newborns to older adults.

Dr. Wheeler's special interests include preventive medicine, diabetes and hypertension management.

She enjoys spending time with her family, running, swimming, biking and needlepoint.

Professional Background

A native of Rochester, Dr. Wheeler received her medical degree from the State University of New York Medical University in Syracuse, NY. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas. Most recently, Dr. Wheeler was deployed to Afghanistan and served as a lead physician in the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Light Infantry in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. She received a prestigious Bronze Star Award as a result of her outstanding efforts.


Faculty Appointments


  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine


BS | Rochester Inst Technology

MD | SUNY Upstate Medical Center

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/15/2005 - 06/30/2006
Internship in Family Medicine at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center

07/01/2006 - 08/11/2008
Residency in Family Medicine at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center


Journal Articles

Tolba KA; Federoff HJ; Baka JA. "A Comparison of Two HSV-Based Gene Therapy Vectors for Immune Therapy of Leukemia". Molecular Therapy. 2000; 1(5).

Tolba KA; Federoff HJ; Baka JA. "Helper-Free Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Amplicons are Efficient Vectors for Gene Transfer into Human Leukemia Cells". Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research. 2000; 41.

Rosenblatt JD; Bowers W; Baka JA. "Helper-Free HSV Amplicon Vectors for Gene Transfer into Human Leukemia". American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2000; 19.