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Irfan Rizvi, MD, FACS, FASCRS, FRCS (Eng)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

UR Medicine Colorectal Surgery Southern Tier
460 Canisteo Street
Hornell, NY 14843
Phone: (607) 324-4134


Colorectal Health
General Surgery

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Medical School

  • Medical Doctorate: Aga Khan University Medical College (Pakistan)


  • Royal Free and University College Hospitals, London (UK)
  • Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals, London (UK)
  • General Surgery, West Virginia University Hospital
  • Transplant Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine (Dallas, TX)


  • Colon and Rectal Surgery, Ferguson Clinic / Spectrum Health / Michigan State University


  • Board Certified in Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Board Certified in Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS Provider

Professional Affiliations

  • Clinical Asst. Professor, Div. of Colorectal Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Association for Academic Surgery

Professional Experience

  • St. James Mercy Hospital
  • Buffalo General Hospital
  • West Virginia University Hospital
  • Ferguson Clinic / Spectrum Health / Michigan State University
  • Schuyler Hospital

Special Interests

  • Colorectal surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gastrointestinal conditions
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gall bladder conditions
  • Vascular access for chemo
  • Colon cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Hernias
  • Hemorrhoids & other anorectal conditions

Philosophy of Care


  • Published and presented numerous papers on surgical and cancer-related topics.



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