CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSShivani Sockanathan, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 426-4084Fax: (585) 426-4631Schedule a New Patient AppointmentA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocationsUR Medicine Primary Care - Canalside Family Medicine10 South Pointe LandingSuite 250Rochester, NY 14606Faculty AppointmentsInstructor of Clinical Family Medicine - Department of Family Medicine (SMD) BiographyEducation and Training I received my Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University, majoring in Biopsychology and Child Development. I completed my Doctor of Medicine degree at Chicago Medical School. My training continued further at the University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency program with an area of concentration in maternal-child health. I am currently board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Philosophy My patient care philosophy is centered on education and communication. I will always prioritize sharing medical information so that my patients truly understand how their body works. The human body is so interesting and I think it’s important for everyone to understand the science behind their diagnosis and health. Special Interests In addition to Family Medicine, I am interested in women’s health, diabetes, and obesity. On a Personal Note In my free time, I enjoy baking, hiking, traveling, scrapbooking and crafts, and running.Professional BackgroundDr. Sockanathan received her Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University with a double major in Biopsychology and Child Development. She went on to receive her medical degree from Chicago Medical School with a distinction in Basic Sciences. She completed her Family Medicine residency at University of Rochester with an area of concentration in Maternal Child Health and became board certified in Family Medicine. She went on to receive board certification in Obesity Medicine as well. She has experience working in primary care, seeing patients of all ages and performing office procedures.CredentialsSpecialtiesFamily Medicine - American Board of Family MedicineEducation2017MD | Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine/SciencePost-doctoral Training & Residency06/25/2018 - 06/24/2020Residency in Family Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center06/25/2017 - 06/24/2018Internship in Family Medicine at University of Rochester Medical CenterAwardsDistinction in Basic SciencesLocation: Chicago Medical SchoolPublicationsJournal Articles2015Nadeem R., Sockanathan S., Singh M., Hussain T., Kent P., AbuAlreesh S. "Impact of Dobutamine in Patients with Septic Shock: A Meta-Regression Analysis". Am J Ther. 2015; .2014Richer S., Patel S., Sockanathan S., Ulanski L.J., 2nd, Miller L., Podella C. "Resveratrol based oral nutritional supplement produces long-term beneficial effects on structure and visual function in human patients". Nutrients. 2014; 6: 4404-4420.VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Shivani Sockanathan, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Shivani Sockanathan, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): New Patient Adult Visit(18 and over)New Patient Pediatric Visit(Under 18)Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.