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W. George Rusyniak, M.D.



Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Rochester, NY

Residency: University of Rochester | Rochester, NY


Fellowship (epilepsy):  Cleveland Clinic | Cleveland, OH

W. George Rusyniak, M.D.



Dr. W. George Rusyniak Jr. joined the department in 2008 as Associate Professor of Neurosurgery. He has advanced training and special interest in the surgical treatment of epilepsy. 


Prior to joining USA, Dr. Rusyniak practiced in upstate New York, where he served as president and founder of the Adirondack Neurosurgical Specialists, P.C. While in Utica, Dr. Rusyniak was head of neurosurgery at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare. 


From 1993 to 1999, Dr. Rusyniak was in private practice in Rome, Georgia, and established a surgical epilepsy treatment program at the Redmond Regional Medical Center also in Rome, Georgia. 


Dr. Rusyniak is a native of Syracuse, New York. He earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He also conducted his neurosurgery residency training at the Strong Memorial Hospital, where he served as chief resident. In addition, he completed a neurosurgery fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland. 


He currently sees patients with cervical or neck pathology with a focus on anterior cervical approaches to the cervical spine.  



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