Dr Molinari is the Director of the University of Rochester Spinal Surgery Fellowship Program and Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Molinari, a board-certified and fellowship-trained spinal surgeon, came to Rochester from Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, where he was as the Director of Spinal Surgery and Orthopaedic Research. He completed the prestigious Washington University Pedaitric and Adult Spinal Surgery Fellowship in St. Louis and is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He served as the United States Armed Forces regional expert for the treatment of complex spinal disorders while fulfilling his military obligation.
Dr Molinari is internationally recognized as an expert in the field of complex spinal surgery. His contributions to the peer-reviewed spinal literature are numerous. He is the author of 6 book chapters in spinal surgery textbooks as well as over 30 scientific articles in peer-reviewed spine journals. He also currently serves as a medical reviewer for both the Journal of Spinal Disorders and Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. Dr. Molinari has received commendations for his outstanding patient care. His team, which includes, William Gruhn, RPA -C and Lauren McGuiness takes great pride in providing quality spinal care to patients.
Dr. Molinari has been practicing medicine successfully for the past 25 years. He specializes in the surgical care of complex spinal disorders in all regions of the spine. His areas of special interest include : herniated disk and spinal stenosis surgery: complex spinal tumors; scoliosis & complex spinal deformity; disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine; spinal trauma, and revision spinal surgery.
|Patient and Family Centered Care Award | University of Rocheste Medical Center
||2012 - 2013
|Patient and Family Centered Care Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester
||2011 - 2012
|Patient and Family Centered Care Award | University of Rochester Medical Center
||2010 - 2011
|Outstanding Clinical Research Award | Madigan Army Medical Center, Research Day
|Concerned Patient Care Award Recipient | General Leonard Wood Army Hospital
|Physician of the Year Award Finalist | The Mount Sinai Medical Center
|Clinical Honors: Surgery, Obstetrics, Psychiatry | The Mount Sinai Medical Center
|Distinguished West Point Cadet | US Military Academy
||1981 - 1984