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Patrick L. Reavey, M.D., M.S.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-1000

Fax: (585) 276-1985

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

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“Upper and lower extremity reconstruction are both challenging and complex and I think represent the epitome of plastic surgery principles – using surgery to maximize form and function for patients. Hands and feet are obviously crucial to all of us living our daily lives and I find it very rewarding to give patients the ability to return to their hobbies, sports or maintain mobility and independence.”

Areas of Expertise

• Hand surgery
• Upper and lower extremity reconstruction
• Microvascular reconstruction of complex upper and lower extremity wounds

I treat any and all conditions that affect the hand including fractures, arthritis, nerve compression and injury, Raynaud’s disease, arterial insufficiency, tumors, skin cancers and more. I also treat lower extremity wounds after traumatic injuries or diabetic foot ulcers.
My goal in treating patients with upper and lower extremity issues is to maximize their function and quality of life. I take into account the entire person, including their functional needs and support structure, and work to get them back to using their hands, walking and leading a fulfilling and independent life.

I am dedicated to my patients and will work to make sure they receive optimal care even when that does not include surgery. I am happy to care for issues in both the acute and chronic settings and work to coordinate treatment plans with referring physicians for continued collaboration.




    MD | Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

    MPH | New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Post-doctoral Training & Residency

    08/01/2014 - 07/31/2015
    Fellowship in Hand Surgery at University of California-Irvine Medical Center

    07/01/2011 - 06/30/2014
    Residency in Plastic Surgery at New York University Langone Medical Center-GME

    06/15/2008 - 06/30/2011
    Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell

    08/06/2007 - 06/30/2009
    Fellowship in Plastic Surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    06/15/2004 - 06/14/2008
    Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell

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    Journal Articles

    Abdou SA, Sharif-Askary B, Charipova K, Reavey PL, Thanik VD, Sandvall B, Friedrich J, Lipira AB, Terry MJ, Tom LK. "Fireworks-Related Injuries to the Hand: Opportunity for Plastic Surgeon Advocacy." Hand : official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery.. 2021 Mar 7; :1558944721998018. Epub 2021 Mar 07.

    Reavey PL, Jones NF. "Primary Residency Training and Clinical Practice Profiles Among Board-Certified Hand Surgeons." The Journal of hand surgery.. 2019 Sep; 44(9):799.e1-799.e9. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

    Lee ZH, Reavey PL, Rodriguez ED, Chiu ES, Caplan AL. "Ethical Issues in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgical Innovation: Perspectives of Plastic Surgeons." Plastic and reconstructive surgery.. 2019 Jan; 143(1):346-351.