Dr. Robert W. Molinari, MD

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Dr. Robert W. Molinari, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

URMC Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation 601 ELMWOOD AVE, Rochester, NY 14642 Get Directions
(585) 275-5321

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Dr. Molinari specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Rochester, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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4.1 based on 36 responses
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Experience with Dr. Molinari
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (36)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (35)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Molinari's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (35)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (33)
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in Spencerport, NY |
Dr. Molinari's office & staff are extremely efficient. I have had Two successful back surgeries performed by him. My initial appointments were great. I didn't have to wait long for an appointment setting. I have never waited long at the office. Dr. Molinari himself is very friendly and listened to my specific questions and concerns. After the surgery(s) my quality of day to day living has improved 100%. I highly recommend him as he is a great person with a great professional manner.
in Marion, NY |
Dr. Molinari's team saved my life over Memorial Day weekend. He not only saved my life, I have full function of my entire body and am working out again after seven weeks. Words will never describe how our my entire family feels about Dr. Molinari and the compassion he showed each one of us during the most trying of times.
in Rochester, NY |
After months of lower back and leg pain and trying injections and therapy, I went to Dr.Molinari, he said he was sure he could help me and he did. He showed me my MRI and explained what he could do for me and how it would help. He is courteous, pleasant and caring, I would highly recommend him and his PA Bill.
in Rochester, NY |
Best guy ever! Personable, skilled, optimistic, organized, trustworthy, and fun to be with. He has an excellent backup staff in DA Mr. Bill and office manager Stephany. UofR staff at Clinton Crossing have also been terrific. After 2 spine operations, Dr Robert, and backup team, gets 5 stars in all ways.
in Fairport, NY |
Dr. Molinari performed a microdiscectomy to alleviate severe sciatic nerve pain from a herniated disc. The moment I woke up from surgery the leg pain was gone. I was able to walk the same day of the surgery, and was back to work and off narcotic pain meds one week after surgery. He was very attentive to my concerns, scheduled my surgery quickly, and has a certain swagger about him that, combined with his experience and credentials, instills confidence that the desired outcome will be achieved.
in Rochester, NY |
He is extremely efficient and the office was also . I had a successful back surgery . I didt have to wait long for an appointment and never waited long at the office. He is very friendly and listened to my specific questions and concerns. My quality of day to day living has improved 100%. I have reccommended him to several people. He was reccommended. To me by my daughter who works in the ER at Strong .
in Fairport, NY |
A very personable Doctor. Explained all phases of the procedure before and after. Explained the details shown on the MRI image.
in Ontario, NY |
I experienced progressive low back pain until I almost couldn't walk or stand. At my appointment with Dr Molinari, he said that a lumbar laminectomy would eliminate the pain associated with walking and standing. He was right! I was standing, walking, and doing stairs right after the surgery and thereafter. No pain meds needed. The doctor is personable and professional and I would recommend him.
in Ny |
He is such a professional and talented surgeon
in Rochester, NY |
He is the best!! I had low back pain since Sept '15. After the runaround through Unity Hosp, I went rogue and called Dr Molinari in Feb '16. He saw me, instantly said he could fix the problem, and 3 days later I had a discectomy. I woke up from surgery with instant relief. I didn't even need pain meds. The relief from over 5 month of debilitating back pain was enough. I was depressed and frustrated and Dr Molinari fixed me and I was back to work in only 2 weeks. Friendly, honest, amazing Doctor.
in Rochester,Ny |
He takes the time out to explain what's going on until you understand what the problem is. A very good listener. Very professional and caring.He only what's best for you. I would recommend him.
in Albion, NY |
Very professional and gave me excellent care
in Orlando, FL |
Thought doctor was honest. Did not recommmend surgery for my back pain. Gave me exercises.
Fairport, NY |
Dr. M treated our teenage son for a stress fracture in his lower back. He is a skilled clinician as well as a warm and compassionate man. I highly recommend him to anyone.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Mt Sinai Med Center
    Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Washington U/B Jh/Slch Conc

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Molinari's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Molinari

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients