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An experienced team skilled in the latest procedures.

The Division of Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery collaborates with specialists in other disciplines at Rochester General Hospital, including plastic surgery and surgical oncology, to provide you with the expertise you deserve and the dedicated interest of each physician, surgeon and staff member involved in your treatment and recovery—from preoperative to postoperative care and beyond. Learn more about the full ENT team below.

ENT Surgeons

Dr. Frank Salamone - Chief of ENT Surgery at RGHFrank Salamone, MD
Division Chief

Dr. Salamone completed his residency in otolaryngology at the University of Cincinnati and medical school at the University at Buffalo. While in Cincinnati, Dr. Salamone conducted research in pediatric airway disease and head and neck cancer gene therapy. In addition to general otolaryngology, Dr. Salamone has a special interest in pediatric otolaryngology and head and neck cancer surgery. Dr. Salamone is Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology at Rochester General Hospital.

  Dr. Kevin Kozara - ENT Surgeon at Rochester General HospitalKevin Kozara, DO

Dr. Kozara is a Western New York native and obtained his undergraduate education from the State University of New York at Buffalo. After attending medical school at KCOM in Missouri, he went on to complete internship and residency training in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery through Michigan State University. Dr. Kozara is highly skilled in all aspects of otolaryngology and has special interests in facial plastic surgery, otology and sinus disorders. He also enjoys caring for pediatric patients. He brings with him to Rochester his wife and three young children, as well as a love for music, golf and sailing.

 Dr. Peter Mulbury - ENT Surgeon at Rochester General HospitalPeter Mulbury, MD

Dr. Mulbury completed his otolaryngology residency at the University of Rochester, where he also received his M.D. degree in 1970. A native of Windham, New York, he received his B.S. degree from Cornell University. In addition to general otolaryngology, Dr. Mulbury's areas of special interest are otology and pediatric otolaryngology. In his leisure time, Dr. Mulbury enjoys golf, gardening and spending time with his wife Anne, four grown children and grandchildren.

   

Dr. Robert Oliver - ENT Surgeon at Rochester General HospitalRobert Oliver, MD

Dr. Oliver is a board certified otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon at Rochester General Hospital. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and directs the allergy portion of his practice.  He completed his residency training at Yale University and medical school at the University of Rochester. He received his Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

While at Yale he conducted research in psychosocial medicine and quality of life issues for head and neck cancer patients.  Before setting out on the road to medicine, Dr Oliver worked as a professional trombonist, performing in both classical and commercial settings. He has incorporated his passion for music in caring for the professional voice and was the Director of the Raymond Cole, M.D. Voice Center in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Dr. Oliver lives in Canandaigua with his wife and two children.  He plays lead trombone with the Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra (www.rocjazz.com) and is a member of the Dave Richey Trombone Choir. More recently, he has become involved with Intervol and participates in their annual medical mission to Dangriga, Belize. He enjoys caring for patients of all ages and welcomes the opportunity to serve his community.

Paul Topf, MD

Dr. Topf earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is board certified in Otolaryngology and has a special interest in sinus disorders, nose surgery (rhinoplasty), and thyroid removal surgery (Thyroidectomy).

Mid-Level Providers

Scott Lemarche, PA

Elizabeth Nagle, PA

Cheryl Parnell, PA

Kelly Reid-Waldock, PA

Lorie Sparacino, PA