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Larissa Temple Joins UR Medicine as Chief of Colorectal Surgery

Larissa Temple, M.D., has been appointed chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery. She also will lead the Surgical Health Outcomes & Research Enterprise (SHORE). With a focus on quality of life and long-term outcomes, Temple specializes in colorectal cancers and minimally invasive procedures, including robotic surgery for complex multi-surgeon pelvic procedures. Her research has evaluated the importance of communication in patient decision-making about surgical procedures with long-term or late effects and the role of survivorship care plans for colorectal cancer survivors.

Vascular Surgery, Vein Center Relocate to Larger Offices

UR Medicine’s Vascular Surgery and Vein Center teams opened new, larger and more convenient offices at 140 Canal View Blvd., off Brighton-Henrietta Townline Road.

The new location is in the same building with Heart & Vascular’s Rochester CardioPulmonary Group, creating the premiere outpatient cardiovascular location in Upstate New York.

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Strong West Renovations Mean Relocations for Several Practices, Added Programs

The third floor of the former Lakeside Memorial Hospital in Brockport –vacant for the past three years – is being transformed into additional clinical program space for UR Medicine’s Strong West.

Relocating to the Strong West campus are cardiologists John “Chad” Teeters, M.D., associate professor of Clinical Medicine; Ryan Nelson, M.D., assistant professor of Clinical Medicine; Jason Pacos, M.D., assistant professor of Clinical Medicine; Angelo Pedulla, M.D., assistant professor of Clinical Medicine; John Schriefer, M.D., assistant professor of Clinical Medicine; and Rebecca Schallek, M.D., senior instructor of Clinical Medicine.

Learn more about Strong West