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Healthcare Directory—Robert W. Molinari MD

Last directory upload June-18-2022

Robert W. Molinari MD

Robert W. Molinari MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School / Professional School:
Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Dr Robert Molinari hails from Valley Stream, New York. He is a board-certified and fellowship-trained spinal surgeon and came to Rochester in 2003 from Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, where he was as the Director of Spinal Surgery and Orthopaedic Research. He completed the prestigious Washington University Pedaitric and Adult Spinal Surgery Fellowship in St. Louis and is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He served for many years as the United States Armed Forces regional expert for the treatment of complex spinal disorders while fulfilling his long military tour of duty obligation. Dr. Molinari currently maintains his military teaching appointment at the Armed Forces Medical School in Bethesda, MD.Dr Molinari is internationally recognized as an expert in the field of complex spinal surgery. His original research contributions to the peer-reviewed spinal literature are numerous. He is the author of 8 book chapters in spinal surgery textbooks as well as over 50 scientific articles in peer-reviewed spine journals. He also currently serves as a medical reviewer for the Journal of Spinal Disorders, Global Spine Journal, and Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. Dr. Molinari has received many commendations for his outstanding patient care. His team, which includes, Mr William Gruhn, RPA -C takes great pride in providing quality spinal care to patients. Recently, "Dr M" was awarded the AO Spine North America Educator of the Year award for his outstanding teaching abilities in the field of spinal surgery.Dr. Molinari has been practicing medicine successfully for the past 28 years. He specializes in the surgical care of complex spinal disorders in all regions of the spine. His areas of special interest include : herniated disk and spinal stenosis surgery: complex spinal tumors; scoliosis & complex spinal deformity; disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine; spinal trauma, and revision spinal surgery.


University Orthopaedic Associates of Rochester

601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester New York 14642
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-5321
Fax:      585-756-4721

Location Comments: The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is the largest and most comprehensive orthopaedic group in the Rochester, NY nine-county region. We have nearly forty sub-specialists with expertise spanning every area of orthopaedics. Most of our specialists have completed extensive subspecialty training (known as a fellowship) in their respective areas of orthopaedics. Our patient care orthopaedic subspecialty areas encompass: Adult Reconstruction, (Evarts Joint Center); Bone Health, Osteoporosis; Foot and Ankle; Hand and Wrist; Orthopaedic Oncology; Urgent Care; Pediatric Orthopaedics; Shoulder and Elbow; Spine; Sports Medicine; and Trauma, Fracture Care.

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University Orthopaedic Associates of Rochester

4901 Lac De Ville Blvd. Bldg. D
Rochester New York 14618
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-2225
Fax:      585-760-7970

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