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Katherine L. Wood, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2525

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Organ Transplant, Surgery


Professional Background

“I strongly believe all people deserve to be treated with compassion, dignity and respect. I am dedicated to partnering with my patients to provide excellent surgical care.”

Areas of Expertise

• Arrhythmia surgery
• Coronary artery disease
• Heart failure surgery
• Mechanical circulatory support
• Shock
• Valvular heart disease

Areas of Special Interest

• Less invasive cardiac surgery
• Right Ventricular Failure
• Vasoplegia
• Women’s heart health

I chose the field of cardiac surgery because it is an intersection of medicine and technology where we, as cardiac surgeons, have the opportunity to significantly improve the quality of life for our patients.




    MD | University of Toledo

    Post-doctoral Training & Residency

    07/01/2020 - 06/30/2021
    Fellowship in Congenital Cardiac Surgery at Emory University Nuclear Medicine Residency

    06/16/2014 - 06/25/2020
    Residency in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) at University of Rochester Medical Center

    07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
    Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Toledo

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