John F. Centonze, MD

    John F. Centonze, M.D.

Finger Lakes Otolaryngology 
360 Parrish Street
Canandaigua , New York 14424

John F. Centonze, M.D. earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo while on a Uniformed Services Health Professions Scholarship.  Graduating cum laude, he was additionally awarded the Norman A. Haber Award presented to the student with exceptional skills in the field of otolaryngology.  He completed his internship in general surgery at the Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Virginia, and his residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia.  Dr. Centonze served in the United States Navy for 10 years, receiving both the Navy Achievement and Navy Commendation Medals and numerous decorations for meritorious service.  Before moving to the Finger Lakes, his most recent military position was as the Chief of Otolaryngology at Naval Hospital, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dr. Centonze is Board Certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.  He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.  In addition, he is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  

Currently, Dr. Centonze holds active medical staff privileges at Thompson Health and Via Health of Wayne-Newark Campus.  He also has courtesy staff privileges at Geneva General Hospital and Nicholas Noyes Hospital.
From January 2008 through March 2009 Dr. Centonze served as the F.F. Thompson Hospital Medical Staff President, as well as a member of the Thompson Health Board of Directors.  He served as Vice President of Medical Staff from January 2006 - December 2007 and served as Secretary/Treasurer of the Medical Staff From July 2003 - December 2005.
Dr. Centonze practices all aspects of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery with a special interest in sinus surgery, voice disorders, and facial cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Centonze joined Finger Lakes Otolaryngology in October 1996.  He resides in Victor with his wife and two children.