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Blanca Y. Valdovinos, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7500

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Neurology

Biography

Dr. Blanca Valdovinos is a neurologist who specializes in Movement Disorders. She grew up in California and moved to New York to attend Cornell University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then attended the University of Rochester for medical school where she also completed her neurology residency and movement disorders fellowship. She is the Director of the UR Medicine Spanish Language Neurology Clinic where she sees movements disorder, general, and memory care patients. She specializes in Parkinson’s disease and is the co-director of the Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence at the University of Rochester. She grew up in a large Latinx community and is passionate about giving back to her community. Her work focuses on addressing health disparities and she believes that every patient should receive high quality medical care regardless of their race, ethnicity or language. She was awarded a Diversity Leadership Award from the American Academy of Neurology.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Neurology - General - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

2015
MD | University of Rochester

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2019 - 06/30/2020
Fellowship in Movement Disorders at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2019
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/01/2015 - 06/30/2016
Internship in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards


Diversity Leadership Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Neurology