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Joan Chisholm, M.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-0101

Office: (585) 232-3210

Fax: (585) 232-4657


Dr. Chisholm is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. She provides gynecologic care for women from puberty through menopause and beyond. Dr. Chisholm has now joined Partner in Women's Health where she will focus her expertise on non-childbearing, women's health matters.

Dr. Chisholm was born in Jamaica (West Indies) and emigrated during high school to South Orange, N.J. After graduating with a B.A. from Vassar College, she worked as a cancer research technician at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City before attaining her M.D. degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Rutgers Medical School.

She completed her residency in OB/GYN at Nassau County Medical Center, Long Island, N.Y. and then completed three years with the National Health Service Corps in Bronx, N.Y. She was an attending in Bronx Lebanon Hospital and North Central Bronx Hospital before moving to Rochester in 1989 to work with the Genesee Health Service as an attending physician at Genesee Hospital. In January 1994 she joined Genesee Valley OB/GYN, and in February 2013 became a member of Highland Women's Health.



  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


BA | Vassar College
Arts & Sciences

MD | Coll Med/Dent NJ-Rutgers Med

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1982 - 06/30/1985
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Nassau County Medical Center

07/01/1981 - 06/30/1982
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Nassau County Medical Center