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Jamie L. Wooldridge, M.D.

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Office: (585) 275-2464

Fax: (585) 275-8706

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Professional Background

Dr. Wooldridge has a passion for taking care of kids with asthma. Both in taking care of kids with asthma and improving asthma care in the community. Dr. Wooldridge utilizes motivation interviewing in working with patients and their caregivers to identify changes they can make to improve their asthma symptoms. She also has a number of tools to help patients understand asthma and improve adherence with their medications. She is the pulmonologist for the Severe Asthma Clinic at Golisano Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Wooldridge is one of four physician champions for the NYS Asthma Control Program which is funded by the CDC to reduce asthma ED visits and admissions across the state of New York. This work includes working with hospitals and primary care practices to implement a care processes ensuring patients receive guideline-based asthma care including education and self-management tools.

Dr. Wooldridge received her M.D. from Indiana University, completed her pediatric residency training at Riley Children’s Hospital, Indianapolis, and her pediatric pulmonary fellowship at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She was faculty at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center from 2002 through 2010 where she utilized quality improvement methods to improve care of children with Cystic Fibrosis. She moved to St. Louis University School of Medicine and Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center in 2010 where she led the quality improvement teams in asthma and cystic fibrosis. From 2016 to 2020, she was the Chief of Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Department of Pediatrics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo. In the position, she started the first dedicated pediatric sleep program in Buffalo, recruited faculty to develop a center of excellence for technology dependent patients, and initiated an asthma population health initiative. In 2020, she moved to University of Rochester Medical Center where she continues a population health initiative.

She is currently working on a Masters in Population Health through Thomas Jefferson University to improve her work on improving asthma outcomes and value based payment contracts. She has been the principal investigator for numerous clinical research trials. She is the author/co-author of over 20 scientific articles and book chapters.



MD | Indiana University School of Medicine-Indianapolis

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1998 - 06/30/2002
Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at University Of Colorado At Denver

07/01/1995 - 06/30/1996
Internship in Pediatrics at Riley Hospital for Children

07/01/1995 - 06/30/1998
Residency in Pediatrics at Riley Hospital for Children

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Buffalo Spree Top Doctor

Tweenty-first Annual Association of Asthma Educators Conference- Humanitarian/Outstanding Community Champion Award

2015 - 2016
Best Doctors of America
Location: St. Louis

2015 - 2016
Cardinal Glennon Foundation Ambassador Award- Care team Nominee

Cardinal Glennon Foundation Ambassador Award- Individual Nominee

The Kayla award- Gateway Chapter, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Awarded to a new volunteer making a significant impact

SSM Saint Luke's Faithful Healer Award- Nominee

Best Teacher Award, pediatric Sub-specialty, Department of Pediatrics- Nominee

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Journal Articles

Schwarzenberg SJ, Hempstead SE, McDonald CM, Powers SW, Wooldridge J, Blair S, Freedman S, Harrington E, Murphy PJ, Palmer L, Schrader AE, Shiel K, Sullivan J, Wallentine M, Marshall BC, Leonard AR. "Enteral tube feeding for individuals with cystic fibrosis: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation evidence-informed guidelines." Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society.. 2016 Nov; 15(6):724-735. Epub 2016 Sep 03.

Wooldridge JL, Mason S, Brusatti J, Albers GM, Noyes BE. "Improvements in Cystic Fibrosis Quarterly Visits, Lung Function Tests, and Respiratory Cultures." Pediatrics.. 2015 Dec; 136(6):e1611-6. Epub 2015 Nov 16.

Wooldridge JL, Szczesniak RD, Fenchel MC, Elder DA. "Insulin secretion abnormalities in exocrine pancreatic sufficient cystic fibrosis patients." Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society.. 2015 Nov; 14(6):792-7. Epub 2015 Mar 06.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Environmental Exposures in The Normal Host
Book Title: Disorders of the Repiratory Tract in Children (Eighth Edition)
Author List: Knutsen AP, Temprano J, Wooldridge JL, Bhatla D, Slavin RG
Published By: Philadelphia, Saunders 2012