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A general surgeon is a physician who has completed additional training in an accredited residency program to learn the specialized skills of a surgeon. After residency training, surgeons may apply for specialty certification from the American Board of Surgery. All board-certified surgeons have satisfactorily completed an approved residency training program and have passed a rigorous specialty examination.
The letters FACS (Fellow of the American College of Surgeons) after a surgeon’s name are a further indication of a physician’s qualifications. Surgeons who become Fellows of the College have passed a comprehensive evaluation of their surgical training and skills and they also have demonstrated their commitment to high standards of ethical conduct. This evaluation is conducted according to national standards that were established to ensure that patients receive the best possible surgical care.Comprehensive management includes diagnosis, preoperative evaluation, surgery and postoperative care. General surgeons are trained in the comprehensive surgical management of the following:
Phone Number:585-393-2880 (Dr. Peter and Dr. Wormer)585-398-8363 (Dr. Talarico)
Location:Canandaigua Medical Group335 Parrish StreetCanandaigua, NY 14424
Acute Care Surgical Services(in the Victor Family Practice office)53 West Main StreetVictor, NY 14564
A. David Peter, MD (Canandaigua)Joseph Talarico, MD (Canandaigua and Victor)Thomas Wormer, MD (Canandaigua)