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Mitchell A. Linder, M.D.

(Pronouns: he/him)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-3608

Fax: (585) 442-6798

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Professional Background

Dr. Linder received his bachelor's degree from Union College in Schenectady, New York. Following receipt of his medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Dr. Linder completed his internship and residency at Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Linder is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. His areas of interest include vulvar conditions such as vulvodynia and lichen sclerosus as well as high and low risk obstetrics and menopausal issues. He is also Board Certified in Clinical Informatics through the American Board of Preventative Medicine. His areas of focus include improving workflow efficiency and quality/safety initiatives.



  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Preventive Medicine/Occupational Environmental Medicine - American Board of Preventive Medicine


MD | Temple University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2009 - 06/22/2012
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester Medical Center


Dr. Stanley C. Marinoff Vulvodynia Career Development Award
Sponsor: National Vulvodynia Association

2011 - 2012
Administrative Chief Resident

John M. Thorp, Jr., MD Resident and Fellow Research Award
Sponsor: OB/GYN Alliance

Medical Faculty Council Trainee Travel Award
Sponsor: URMC

Dr. Curtis J. Lund Research Award, third place

Dr. Harold Lamport Biomedical Prize

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Journal Articles

Falsetta ML, Wood RW, Linder MA, Bonham AD, Honn KV, Maddipati KR, Phipps RP, Haidaris CG, Foster DC. "Specialized pro-resolving mediators reduce pro-nociceptive inflammatory mediator production in models of localized provoked vulvodynia." The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society.. 2021 Apr 1; Epub 2021 Apr 01.

Thornburg LL, Linder MA, Durie DE, Walker B, Pressman EK, Glantz JC. "Risk factors for wound complications in morbidly obese women undergoing primary cesarean delivery." The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians.. 2012 Sep 0; 25(9):1544-8. Epub 2012 Feb 13.

Braverman AS, Lebed B, Linder M, Ruggieri MR. "M2 mediated contractions of human bladder from organ donors is associated with an increase in urothelial muscarinic receptors." Neurourology and urodynamics.. 2007 26(1):63-70.