John T. Gorczyca, M.D.

John T. Gorczyca, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Gorczyca is a traumatologist, or an orthopaedic surgeon that treats difficult fractures and fractures that fail to heal or heal incorrectly. He has a great deal of experience using limb shortening and lengthening to correct deformities. Dr. Gorczyca performs complex reconstructive surgery to repair bone loss using bone transplants, artificial implants, and growth of new bone in adults.

Dr. Gorczyca earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma and joint reconstruction at the Sunnybrook Health Science Centre at the University of Toronto. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Gorczyca is Chief of the Orthopaedic Trauma Division at URMC and a Professor of Orthopaedics. He has published numerous medical articles and textbook chapters, and is on the editorial boards of prominent medical journals.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Doctors in America for Trauma 2009
Duthie-Evarts Resident Education Award 2004
Kentucky Colonel 2000

Current Appointments

Dr. C. McCollister Evarts Professorship in Orthopaedics - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD)
Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary


Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Certificate in Medical Management | Gatton School of Business and Economics1999
MD | Boston University Sch Medicine1987
BA | College of Liberal Arts | Boston University1983

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Sunnybrook Hospital07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center06/01/1988 - 06/30/1993
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center06/25/1987 - 5/31/1988