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Referring a Patient

For consultation, or to refer a patient to Strong Memorial Hospital or Highland Hospital's Department of Surgery, please call 1-866-794-URMC.

Mailing Address, Department of Surgery:
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SURG, Rochester, NY 14642

Referrals by Division:

Acute Care Surgery Phone Number
Paul E. Bankey, MD, PhD, Chief (585) 275-3022
Julius Cheng, MD, MPH (585) 275-3022
Mark L. Gestring, MD (585) 275-3022
Yan Qi, MD (585) 275-3022
Ayodele Sangosanya, MD (585) 275-3022
Nicole Stassen, MD (585) 275-3022
Bariatric/General Surgery  
Joseph A. Johnson, MD, Chief (585) 341-0366
William O'Malley, MD (585) 341-0366
Breast Surgery (Benign and Malignant)  
Kristen Skinner, MD, Chief (585) 487-1700
Rachel Farkas, MD (585) 487-1700
Burn Surgery  
Derek Bell, MD (585) 275-2876
Ronald Bossert, MD (585) 275-2876
Urgent Burn Clinic (585) 275-2876
Cardiac Surgery   
Adult  
Sunil Prasad, MD, Chief (585) 275-8880
Bryan Barrus, MD (585) 275-8880
Igor Gosev, MD (585) 275-8880
Peter Knight, MD (585) 275-8880
Pediatric  
George M. Alfieris, MD (585) 275-2735
Lauren Kane, MD (585) 275-2735
URMC Heart & Vascular Center (585) 275-2877
Colorectal Surgery   
Larissa K.F. Temple, MD, Chief (585) 273-2727
Christina Cellini, MD (585) 273-2727
Fergal Fleming, MD (585) 273-2727
Rabih M. Salloum, MD (585) 273-2727
Jenny R. Speranza, MD (585) 273-2727
Colorectal Physiology Center (585) 242-1382
Dysplasia Clinic (585) 275-2159
Ostomy Clinic (585) 262-9191
Endocrine Surgery  
Jacob Moalem, MD (585) 275-1252
General Surgery  
Paul Bankey, MD, PhD (585) 275-3022
David Burns, MD (585) 341-8326
Julius Cheng MD, MPH (585) 276-1992
Eva Galka, MD (585) 275-1611
Joseph Johnson, MD (585) 341-6516
William O'Malley, MD (585) 341-0681
Yanjie Qi, MD (585) 276-1992
Rabih Salloum, MD (585) 273-2727
Ayodele Sangosanya, MD (585) 275-3022
Luke Schoeniger, MD (585) 275-1611
Nicole Stassen, MD (585) 275-3022
Urgent General Surgery Consult (585) 273-4000
Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and
Gastrointestinal Surgery (HPB-GI) 
 
Luke Schoeniger, MD, PhD (585) 275-1611
Eva Galka, MD (585) 275-5875
Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro, MD (585) 275-5875
Randeep Kashyap, MD (585) 275-5875
David Linehan, MD (585) 275-8513
Mark Orloff, MD (585) 275-5875
Koji Tomiyama, MD (585) 271-7929
Melanoma Surgery  
Peter Prieto, MD (585) 275-1611
Pediatric Surgery   
Walter Pegoli, Jr. MD, Chief (585) 275-4435
Christopher Gitzelmann, MD (585) 273-5543
Derek Wakeman, MD (585) 273-1753
Plastic Surgery   
Howard Langstein, MD, Chief (585) 275-1000
Ashley Amalfi, MD (585) 275-1000
Derek Bell, MD (585) 275-1000
Ronnie Bossert, MD (585) 275-1000
J. Guilherme Christiano, MD (585) 275-1000
Life After Weight Loss (585) 276-LAWL
Strong Wound Healing Center (585) 262-9100
Pediatric Plastic Surgery   
Clinton S. Morrison, MD (585)275-1000
Thoracic/Foregut Surgery  
Carolyn Jones, MD, Chief (585) 275-1509
David C. Kaufman, MD (Critical Care) (585) 273-1841
Christian Peyre, MD (585) 275-1509
Joseph Wizorek, MD (585) 275-1509
Esophageal Diagnostic Lab (585) 275-7228
Transplant Surgery   
Heart Transplant  
Bryan Barrus, MD (Heart, VAD) (585) 276-1478
Igor Gosev, MD (Heart, VAD) (585) 276-1478
Sunil Prasad, MD (Heart, VAD) (585) 276-1478
Liver, Kidney Transplant  
Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro, MD, Chief (Liver)  (585) 275-5875
Randeep Kashyap, MD (Kidney, Liver) (585) 275-5875
Mark Orloff, MD (Kidney, Liver) (585) 275-5875
Koji Tomiyama, MD (Kidney, Liver) (585) 275-5875
Vascular Surgery   
Michael Stoner, MD, Chief (585) 279-5100
Jennifer Ellis, MD (585) 279-5100
Adam J. Doyle, MD (585) 279-5100
Roan J. Glocker, MD, MPH (585) 279-5100
Kathy Raman, MD (585) 279-5100
Christopher Scibelli, MD (585) 758-0700
Vein Center (585) 288-VEIN
UR Medicine Heart & Vascular (585) 275-2877
Although our departmental divisions reflect the specialized nature of many faculty practices, many of our surgeons welcome referrals for common general surgical problems such as cholelithiasis, hernia and gastrointestinal disease.