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Joy Michaelides, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 275-2838

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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Surgery, Urology


Dr. Michaelides, M.D. completed her medical degree and urological surgery residency at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is certified by the American Board of Urology and has clinical expertise in all aspects of general urology. Her special interests include interstitial cystitis, urolithiasis, and prostate disorders. In addition, she has interest in and experience with rural healthcare, having worked for the last several years in underserved communities.



  • Urology - American Board of Urology


MD | University of Rochester

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2013
Residency in Urology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/01/2007 - 06/30/2008
Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at University of Rochester Medical Center


Journal Articles

Tobis S, Knopf JK, Silvers C, Messing EM, Yao J, Rashid HH, Wu G, Golijanin D. "Robot-assisted and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with near infrared fluorescence imaging." Journal of endourology. 2012 Jul; 26(7):797-802. Epub 2012 Mar 02.

Tobis S, Venigalla S, Knopf JK, Scosyrev E, Erturk EN, Golijanin DJ, Joseph JV, Rashid H, Wu G. "Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: analysis of the first 100 cases from a single institution." Journal of robotic surgery.. 2012 Jun; 6(2):139-47. Epub 2011 Jun 10.

Tobis S, Knopf JK, Silvers CR, Marshall J, Cardin A, Wood RW, Reeder JE, Erturk E, Madeb R, Yao J, Singer EA, Rashid H, Wu G, Messing E, Golijanin D. "Near infrared fluorescence imaging after intravenous indocyanine green: initial clinical experience with open partial nephrectomy for renal cortical tumors." Urology.. 2012 Apr; 79(4):958-64. Epub 2012 Feb 14.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Policy Guidelines for Robot-Assisted Surgery in Urology
Book Title: Essentials and Updates in Urologic Oncology
Author List: Joy Knopf, Deep Trivedi, Edward M. Messing
Published By: Nova Science Publishers, Inc 2013

Chapter Title: Policy Guidelines for Robot-Assisted Surgery in Urology
Book Title: Urologic Robotic Surgery
Author List: Ralph Madeb, Joy Knopf, Gregory Oleyourryk, Louis Eichel, and John R. Valvo
Published By: Humana Press 2008