John D. Bisognano, MD, PhD

Dr. Bisognano is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Outpatient Services in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center where he joined the faculty in 2001. His research areas of interest include approaches to treatment of patients with resistant and refractory hypertension, including clinical trials testing new medical devices. He is also engaged in community-wide efforts at blood pressure reduction as well as NIH funded in investigating novel methods for treatment of patients with Stage I hypertension. Dr. Bisognano is a frequent lecturer on hypertension guidelines, treatment approaches, and clinical research both locally as well as internationally.

He received bachelor's degrees in biology and political science from MIT and MD from Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.  He also obtained a PhD in Physical Chemistry from SUNY-Binghamton and completed a medical residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals. Dr. Bisognano completed fellowships in hypertension at the University of Michigan as well as in Cardiology at the University of Colorado, with a specialty in advanced heart failure and transplantation.


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