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Inpatient Social Work

Social Workers are assigned to all nursing units in the hospital. If you would like to reach the Social Worker assigned to your unit, please use contact numbers below.

Associate Director: Peg Bierley, LMSW (585) 275-4736

Chief Social Worker: Sarah Rehler, LMSW (585) 273-4130

Unit Social Worker   Phone
1-9200 Behavioral Medical/Surgical

Kate Strine

Brooklyn Ruggieri

LMSW

MSW

(585) 276-3707

(585) 276-3708

3-1800 Burn Danielle Rich LMSW (585) 275-0071
3-2800 Trauma Danielle Rich LMSW (585) 275-0071
4-1200 Palliative Care Melissa Christodaro LMSW (585) 275-5716
4-1600 Cardiac Maria Vilar-Seelman BSW (585) 275-4740
4-2800 Cardiac Intensive Care Melissa Guerin LMSW (585) 273-2456
4-3400 Cardiac Transplant Jennifer Maracle LMSW (585) 276-4179
4-3600 Medical/Cardiac Dana Essom MSW (585) 274-4680
5-1200 Acute Physical Rehabilitation Amy Repard
Karen Porterfield
LMSW (585) 275-6346
(585) 276-6803
5-1400 Burn Trauma Stepdown Ashley Kidney LMSW (585) 276-4922
5-1600 Neurology Julie Bourne LMSW (585) 275-7994
5-3400 Orthopedics

Chris Kokkoris

Bianca Richards

LMSW

LMSW

(585) 275-7623

(585) 275-7330

5-3600 Neurosurgery Aurora Linforth LMSW (585) 275-1775
6-1200 Medicine Colleen Roach LMSW (585) 273-5329
6-1400 Medicine Caroline Cuyler LMSW (585) 276-5734
6-1600 Medicine Caitlin Leskovics LMSW (585) 275-7332
6-3400 Medicine

Julie Bishop

LMSW

(585) 275-0501
6-3600 Medicine Sara Miller LMSW (585) 273-5301
7-1200 Thoracic/Ear, Nose & Throat/Plastic Surgery Stephanie Snook LMSW (585) 275-7698
7-1400 Vascular Aarika Kaester LMSW (585) 275-1759
7-1600 Medicine Intensive Care Unit Mary Salter LMSW (585) 275-1564
7-3400 Kidney & Liver Transplant Surgery Rebecca Cinquino LMSW (585) 275-7052
7-3600 Medicine Mary Kay Denton LMSW (585) 275-2135
8-1200 Neuromedicine Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Mary Salter LMSW (585) 275-1564
8-1400 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Sandy Thomas LMSW (585) 273-3074
8-1600 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Brittany Francis LMSW (585) 275-4734
8-3600 Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) Sandy Thomas LMSW (585) 273-3074
8-3400 Medicine Intensive Care Unit (MICU) Brittany Francis LMSW (585) 275-4734
WCC5 Surgical Oncology Jackie Bill LMSW (585 273-2888
WCC6 Bone Marrow Transplant Abigail Squicciarini LMSW (585) 275-0304
WCC7 Hematology/Oncology

Kirsten Shea

LMSW (585) 275-2853
Inpatient Float

Dana Essom

MSW

(585) 274-4680

Guardianship Coordinator Sarah Clase LMSW (585) 275-5723

Outpatient Clinics

Ambulatory Care

Unit Social Worker   Phone
Strong Internal Medicine

 

Renee DeVore

Bill Strassner

LMSW

LMSW

LMSW

(585) 276-5634

(585) 275-4511

(585) 275-4005

Strong Internal Medicine April Rodgers - Health Home Care Manager BSW (585) 301-6814
Strong Internal Medicine Corinne Sandholzer - Health Home Care Manager BSW (585) 369-7167
Strong Internal Medicine   BSW (585) 737-6559
Ambulatory Outpatient Float   LMSW (585) 276-6684
Ambulatory Surgery

Kate Strine

Bianca Richards - Orthopedics

LMSW

LMSW

(585) 276-3707

(585) 275-7330

Finger Lakes Occupational Health Kristen Chalmers LCSW (585) 244-4771
Neurology

Shannon Hickey

LMSW​

(585) 276-6845

Flaum Eye Institute/Center for Perioperative Medicine Amanda Gleichauf LMSW (585) 276-6396
       

Transplant Programs

Unit Social Worker   Phone
Heart Transplant Melissa Guerin LMSW (585) 273-2456
Kidney Transplant Christina Coury LMSW (585) 275-8306
Liver Transplant Heather Schultz LMSW (585) 275-9826
Transplant Donor Jennifer Maracle LMSW (585) 276-4179

Infectious Disease Clinic

Unit Social Worker   Phone
Ambulatory Center Floor 3 Latoya Brooks
Julie Miller
Mandy Worden
BSW
LMSW
LMSW
(585) 275-0533
(585) 275-0616
(585) 275-1323

Memory Care Program

The Rochester Memory Care Program provides diagnosis, treatment and care of neurological conditions that affect the elderly and the aging nervous system.

Social Worker   Phone
Susan Ruhlin LMSW (585) 341-7501
Margaret Hance LMSW (585) 341-7501
Megan Ayles LMSW (585) 341-7501

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Social Worker   Phone
Patricia Canne MSW VP: (585) 286-4019

Nursing Home Placement Office

Social Worker   Phone
Mary Fitzgerald BSW (585) 275-0564
Jessica Graham BSW (585) 273-2741
Kelsey Morley BSW (585) 275-4433

Transitional Housing/Health Home Care Management

Social Worker   Phone
Stephanie Taylor

LMSW

Sr. SW

(585) 275-2613

ED Triage

Social Worker  
    Community Health Worker
    Community Health Worker
Sarah Thomas Community Health Worker

Forms for Patients

Placement Forms – Please print and complete the forms below to assist with skilled nursing facility or rehabilitation placement.

Placement Patient Information Form

Community Referral Form