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New Faculty


Division of Plastic Surgery
Ashley Amalfi, M.D.

amalfiDr. Amalfi was born and raised in the Rochester area, and received her medical degree from the University of Rochester.  She then completed an integrated residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois.
She has recently joined the Division of Plastic Surgery and the Comprehensive Breast Center at Pluta as part of the reconstructive team.

Dr. Amalfi is married to another physician and they have a young son at home.  They are expecting a daughter in March 2016. 


Division of Acute Care Surgery
Yanjie Qi, M.D.

QiDr. Qi is board certified in General Surgery. She is an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Her special interests and expertise include general surgery, trauma surgery, acute care surgery, and critical care medicine.  

Yanjie Qi, M.D. earned her medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She completed her residency in General Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where she was named the Administrative Chief Resident and awarded Resident of the Year. Dr. Qi completed a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Rochester Medical Center.


Division of Vascular Surgery

Christopher D. Scibelli, M.D.

ScibelliChristopher Scibelli, M.D. received his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in General Surgery and was the chief resident at Christiana Care Health Services in Wilmington, Delaware. He completed his fellowship in Vascular Surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia.
Dr. Scibelli is board certified in General and Vascular Surgery. He is a fellow in the American
College of Surgeons and a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and Society for Vascular Ultrasound. His special interests and expertise include critical limb ischemia, cerebrovascular disease, complex venous disease, thoracic outlet syndrome and spine exposure surgery. Dr. Scibelli is retired from the U.S. Navy Medical Corps after serving for 20 years.


Division of Colorectal Surgery

Irfan Rizvi, MD 


After receiving his medical degree from Aga Khan University Medical College in Pakistan,Dr. Rizvi completed his residencies in London and at West Virginia University Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in RizviDallas. He also completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Spectrum Health/Ferguson Clinic at Michigan State University

Dr. Rizvi is board certified in surgery and colorectal surgery, and he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He has provided surgical care to the Hornell community for over 3 years and has been on staff at St. James Mercy Hospital (SJMH) in Hornell since 2012.

In addition to colorectal cancers, Dr. Rizvi’s professional interests include gastrointestinal conditions, inflammatory bowel disease, gall bladder conditions, hernias, hemorrhoids and other anorectal conditions. He has published and presented numerous papers on surgical and cancer-related topics.

Dr. Rizvi sees patients at his office, 460 Canisteo St., Hornell, and performs procedures at St. James Mercy Hospital, Nicholas H. Noyes Memorial Hospital, and at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.