Specialists in Orthopaedic Care

Why Choose Us

Rochester Community Orthopaedics has a long tradition of providing comprehensive high quality care for patients with musculoskeletal problems. Our providers specialize in evaluating and treating a wide range of orthopaedic problems affecting patients of all ages. We take pride in giving you the personal attention you deserve.

Providers

  • David Carrier, MD
  • David A. Carrier, M.D.

    Dr. Carrier grew up in the Rochester area. He is a 1984 graduate of Union College and a 1990 graduate of the University of Rochester Medical School. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training at the University of Rochester Medical Center and started in this practice in 1995. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • Gary Bessette, MD
  • Gary C. Bessette, M.D.

    Dr. Bessette graduated from Dartmouth Medical School in 1980. He completed his Orthopaedic residency at Dartmouth and went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Minnesota. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • Rola Rashid, MD
  • Rola H. Rashid, M.D.

    Dr. Rashid grew up in the Rochester area. She is a 1993 graduate of the University of Rochester and a 1997 graduate of the Upstate Medical University at Syracuse. She completed her Orthopaedic residency at the University of Iowa and started in this practice in 2002. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • Matthew Bessette, MD
  • Dr. Matthew Bessette, M.D.

    Dr. Matthew Bessette grew up in the Rochester area and is a graduate of Pittsford Mendon High School. He attended college at the University of Pennsylvania and medical school at the University of Virginia. He completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center as well as a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. He is a Candidate Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and a Fellow member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

  • Abby Millner, RPA-C
  • Abby Millner, RPA-C.

    Abby joined Rochester Community Orthpaedics in June of 2015. She is a graduate of Penfield High School and went on to attend Daemen College in Amherst, NY receiving a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Physician Assistant studies in 2005. Abby has been employed at Rochester General Hospital in the Orthopedic Surgery department between 2005 and 2015 and has also worked in upper extremity and spine specialty private practices in the area. She is currently a Clinical Instructor within the RIT Physician Assistant Program and a member of the Rochester Regional Physician Assistant Society.


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