About Us

Expert Gynecologists in Rochester, NY Specialized in Pregnancy and General Women's Services

At RGOA, we are committed to excellence in health care for women. We believe in compassionate, personalized, preventive care for women of all ages.

We are a group of board certified physicians and a licensed nurse practitioner.

Bios & Office Locations

David L. Gandell, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. In Memoriam

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Dr. David Gandell. Dr. Gandell was an integral part of RGOA for over 30 years and devoted himself to women's health care. He will be greatly missed by his RGOA partners, staff and patients. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Stephan R. Sanko, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Sanko, a graduate of Lebanon Valley College in Pennsylvania, received his medical degree from Temple University. He served his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Strong Memorial Hospital and the University of Rochester's associated hospitals, where he completed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Sanko, a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester. Dr. Sanko has particular interest and expertise in the areas of ultrasound testing, high risk obstetrics, and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Sanko is a certified COEMIG (Centers of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology) surgeon and is certified in robot-assisted (DaVinci) surgery.

Location

125 White Spruce Blvd

Areas of Special Interests / Expertise

Ultrasound testing, normal and high risk obstetrics, and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Sanko is a certified COEMIG (Centers of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology) surgeon and is certified in robot-assisted (DaVinci) surgery.

Diane M. Cunningham, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Cunningham received her undergraduate degree from St. Lawrence University and her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical Center. She served her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Strong Memorial Hospital and the University of Rochester's associated hospitals. Dr. Cunningham, a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester. Dr. Cunningham is certified by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry for the reading and interpretation of DEXA bone density scans.

Location

125 White Spruce Blvd, 175 Sully's Trail

Areas of Special Interests / Expertise

Obstetrics, certified by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry for the reading and interpretation of DEXA bone density scan.

Georgette J. Pulli, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Pulli, a graduate of Emory University, received her medical degree from the University of Rochester. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Strong Memorial Hospital and the University of Rochester's associated hospitals. Dr. Pulli is a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist and a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester.

Location

125 White Spruce Blvd, 2300 Buffalo Rd, Bldg 900B

Areas of Special Interests / Expertise

Obstetrics

Kara Repich, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Repich received her undergraduate degree from Colgate University. She received her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and did her OB/GYN residency at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. A Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, she is also a clinical instructor at the University of Rochester.

Location

175 Sully's Trail, 2300 Buffalo Rd. Bldg 900B

Areas of Special Interests / Expertise

Low and high risk obstetrics, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy

Julie C. Sandruck, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Sandruck received her bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester College of Engineering and Applied Science and a master's degree in biomedical engineering from the Johns Hopkins University School of Engineering. Following receipt of her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Dr. Sandruck completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. A Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Dr. Sandruck is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is a Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester.

Location

2300 Buffalo Road, Bldg 900B

Areas of Special Interests / Expertise

Obstetrics, certified in robot-assisted (DaVinci) surgery.


Nancy McKnight, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. McKnight received her bachelor's degree from Duke University. Following receipt of her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Dr. McKnight completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. A Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, she also is a Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester.

Location

175 Sully's Trail, 2300 Buffalo Rd. Bldg 900B

Areas of Special Interests / Expertise

Obstetrics, Endometrial Ablation, Contraceptive Management

Kathryn B. Haugh, M.S., N.P.

Ms. Haugh, a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Buffalo with a bachelor's degree in nursing, received her master's degree in women's health care from the University of Rochester. She is licensed and certified as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of New York. Ms. Haugh is a member of the Associates of Women's Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses, the Genesee Valley Nurses Association.

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South View Commons
125 White Spruce Blvd, Ste 600

585.461.5940
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New Location Pittsford
175 Sully's Trail, Ste 104


585.461.5940
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Cornerstone Centre
2300 Buffalo Road Bldg 900B

585.461.5940
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Frequently Asked Questions

Explore the answers to all your questions about your gynecology appointment and healthcare experience.

What is the patient portal?

A patient portal is a secure online website that gives patients convenient 24-hour access to personal health information from anywhere with an internet connection. Using a secure username and password, you can review health information. You can also communicate with the practice to request prescription refills, schedule non-urgent appointments, update contact information, download forms and view educational materials. You can access our portal on our web site at rgoa.com. If you do not have a portal account, call our office at 585-461-5940 and select option 9 to receive assistance with portal setup.

What is the difference between RGOA's portal and MyChart?

RGOA's secure portal allows you to access your information from our practice and to communicate with our practice. MyChart is URMC's patient portal, which reflects services provided at URMC. Information such as lab results ordered by RGOA providers from URMC's lab may appear in MyChart.

Are you accepting new patients?

Yes, most providers are accepting new patients.

Which insurance plans do you accept?

RGOA participates with all of the major local payers including Medicare and Medicaid as well as numerous other plans. However, it is your responsibility to understand your coverage and limitations of which providers you have access to. Due to the vast number of individualized policies and networks, we recommend that you contact your health plan to verify that RGOA is "in-network" for you and to determine your co-pays or applicable deductible and coinsurance amounts. RGOA does not participate with Wellcare, MagnaCare, Martin's Point, Today's Options, Emblem Health/GHI and First Health.

Please be prepared to present identification and your current insurance card(s) at every appointment.

Rochester Gynecologic & Obstetric Associates and all of our physicians are tier-one providers of the Accountable Health Partners, which is a three-tier benefit program from the URMC Health Care plan.

Payment is due at the time of service for all applicable co-payments, deductibles and non-covered services. For your convenience, RGOA accepts all major credit cards as well as cash and checks. Our billing staff will be happy to answer questions regarding charges, insurance billing and payment options.

How do I schedule an appointment?

Office visits are by appointment only. Both routine and urgent appointments can be scheduled by phone by calling 585-461-5940. In addition, you can request non-urgent appointments on our patient portal by clicking on Appointment Request. On the portal, you can indicate the type of appointment and dates and times that may work for you. Our office will schedule your appointment and contact you through the portal to confirm your appointment date and time.

How do I reach your billing office?

Our billing office can be reached at 585-461-5940. Follow the prompts to select the billing department.

Does RGOA participate in Strong Memorial Hospital financial assistance program?

Programs such as Strong Charity Care or UR Medicine discounts are only offered by the URMC providers and facilities and applied to charges for services rendered by those programs.

How can I access patient education brochures from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)?

To access patient education brochures at no charge from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site, go to www.acog.org; Once on the ACOG web site, click on Publications, then on Patient Education Pamphlets. Print the brochures as desired directly from the site, or request reprints of up to 5 free pamphlets to be sent to you.

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