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Heather J. Busick, M.D., M.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-7900

Fax: (585) 288-1381

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Complex Care Center, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics


Dr. Busick's clinical interests include:

- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Cerebral Palsy
- Childhood Cancers
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
- Metabolic Disorders
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Spina Bifida

Professional Background

Dr. Heather Busick is an internal medicine and pediatrics physician at URMC’s Complex Care Center, where she cares for adults with significant childhood-onset medical conditions. She’s also URMC’s Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, a role that, coupled with her Complex Care Center hat, has strengthened her interest in how health disparities can be driven by social determinants of health. Most recently, Dr. Busick has leveraged her passion for health equity as the program owner for the Health Equity & Anti-Racism Technology (HEART) Program, which seeks to provide clinicians and staff with tools to screen, view and address social determinants of health using our electronic health record.



MD | University of Massachusetts Medical School

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/2013 - 06/30/2016
Residency in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Internship in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center


Hero's Award For Creation of Kelley Backpacks
Sponsor: American Red Cross

Graduate Award for Excellence
Sponsor: Northeastern University

Invited to Membership Sigma Epsilon Rho
Sponsor: Northeastern University

1997 - 1998
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