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Our Psychiatrists

Clinical Leadership Team

Dr. Joseph Vasile
Joseph S. Vasile, MD, MBA

Chief of Psychiatry
Phone: (585) 922-2550
Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine
Internship/Residency: University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board Certifications: Psychiatry and Neurology, Subspecialty Geriatric Psychiatry

Dr. Roopa Challapalli
Roopa Challapalli, MD
Medical Director, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Rochester General Hospital 
Phone: (585) 922-4395
Medical School: Guntur Medical College, Guntur, India
Residency: Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
Fellowship: Strong Memorial Hospital
Board Certifications: Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry

Dr. Mary Marrocco
Mary K. Marrocco, MD
Medical Director, Psychiatric Emergency and Consultative Services, Rochester General Hospital
Phone: (585) 922-4753
Medical School: Wayne State University, Detroit, Mi
Internship/Residency: Loyola University of Chicago
Fellowship: Psychiatry and Law at University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Board Certifications: General Psychiatry

Kashinath B. Patil, MD, FRCP
Staff Psychiatrist
Phone: (585) 922-2500
Medical School: Fergusson College Poona of the University of Bombay, India
Residency: K.M. School of Post-Graduate Mediccine and Research and V.S. General Hospital, University of Gujrat, Ahmedad, India; West Park Hospital, Oakpark, IL; Medfield State Hospital, Harding, MA; University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
Board Certifications:  Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Neurology:
Professional Interests:  Psychopharmacology, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychantric Education, Behavioral Treatment of Aggressive Patients

Eric Rennert, MD
Staff Psychiatrist
Phone: (585) 922-2500
Medical School: Mcgill University, Montreal, Canada
Internship: Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
Board Certifications: Psychiatry

Dr. Gregory Seeger
Gregory L. Seeger, BS, MD
Medical Director, Rochester General Hospital Addictions Services
Phone: (585) 922-7770
Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
Internship: Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, IL
Residency: University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CN
Board Certifications: Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry


Anthony Villani, MD
Staff Psychiatrist
Phone: (585) 922-2500
Medical School: State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Residentcy: Unviersity of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY