William R. Morehouse, M.D.

William R. Morehouse, M.D.

Contact Information

Grace Family Medicine
340 Arnett Blvd..
Rochester, NY 14619

Joy Family Medicine
918 N Goodman Street
Rochester, NY 14609

Appointment: (585) 235-2250

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital
  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Bill Morehouse completed the Family Medicine Program at Highland in 1973 and then spent a year at Westside Health Services and another as an industrial physician at Kodak before joining with others to open the comprehensive faith-based practices in Rochester he's been serving in ever since. Grace Family Medicine and its newer satellite Joy Family Medicine, together comprising His Branches Health Services, primarily serve underprivileged populations on Rochester's SW and NE sides with comprehensive family medical care.

In addition to providing a full range of pediatric, adult, geriatric, and maternity care (including normal obstetrics and inpatient care at Strong, Highland, and Unity Hospitals), Dr. Morehouse and his colleagues precept students and residents. Their offices also house and back up active crisis pregnancy centers, provide student health coverage at Elim Bible Institute, and are involved in community and youth outreach.

Dr. Morehouse has done international missions work, and he and his wife Susan remain supportive of others who are interested in missions as advisors to the Medical Center Christian Fellowship. Susan is a professional harpist who plays at URMC and throughout the community. Together they have a wonderfully full life with four grown children and four grandchildren (so far). In their spare time, they enjoy hiking, skiing, traveling, and an occasional canoe trip to the Adirondacks.

Awards & Honors (National)

Teaching Recognition Award | American Academy of Family Physicians 2000

Awards & Honors (Local)

Certificate of Recognition | Monroe County Legislature 2009
Health Care Achievement Award | Rochester Business Journal 2005
Human Life Award | Leo Holmsten Human Life Committee | Rochester, NY 2002
Physician Leadership Award | St. Mary's Hospital | Rochester, NY 1993
Volunteer Recognition Award | Attica Correctional Facility | Attica, NY 1982

Current Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Family Medicine (SMD) - Primary


Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine


MD | Medicine | Univ of Kentucky Coll Medicine1970
BA | Biology | Brown University1966

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester07/01/1971 - 06/30/1973
Internship in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester07/01/1970 - 06/30/1971