John Risolo, MD, General Surgery, Rochester, NY, Highland Hospital


General Surgery Rochester, NY

Department of Surgery University of Rochester Medical Center

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  • Dr. John P. Risolo was born in Rochester, NY and is a graduate of The University of Rochester. He obtained his medical degree at SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse in Syracuse, NY. He completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at The Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. He has had the privilege of practicing general surgery in Rochester, NY for over 20 years. Dr. Risolo is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

    Dr. Risolo's expertise is in a broad range of traditional and minimally invasive general surgical procedures, including an extensive experience with gallbladder and hernia surgeries.

    Dr. Risolo is an Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at The University Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He enjoys working with patients and referring physicians to provide quality and compassionate general surgery care.

Education & Training

  • Lankenau Medical Center
    Lankenau Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1994 - 1999
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University
    State University of New York Upstate Medical UniversityClass of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1995 - 2000
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 585 Magazine Castle Connolly, 2012
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
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