About Gananda Family Practice
As a Rochester General Medical Group practice, we know that restoring the health of our patients and building collaborative referrer relationships go hand-in-hand. We are a family medicine practice, which sees patients of all ages, from newborns to adults. Our goal is to provide premier care to the community we serve.
We work closely with the Rochester region's top specialists at Rochester General Hospital to provide our patients with high quality medical care should you need care beyond your office visit with us.
Our practice is recognized as a Patient Center Medical Home. For more information about Patient Centered Medical Home, click here.
- Routine physical exams and health screenings
- Sick (acute care) visits
- Medication prescriptions and refills (* We require 72 hours notice for prescription refills. Please call your pharmacy and have them fax us your request.)
- Immunization and flu shots
- Minor procedures
To schedule an appointment, please call us at (315) 359-2830. Your cooperation in arriving on time for your appointment helps us stay on schedule. We offer same-day sick visits and appointments for patients with urgent problems.
If you're a new patient with us, please arrive at least 15 minutes early to your first appointment to complete the necessary paperwork.
If you must cancel your appointment, we appreciate 24 hours cancellation notice. This allows us to offer the appointment to another patient seeking care.
What to Bring to Your Appointment
- Your insurance card
- A list of your current medications (with dosages), including any over-the-counter medications or supplements
- Any questions you may have for your physician about health concerns, medications and treatment
- Any prescription refills you may need so we can provide them for you at the time of your visit
Jennifer Tibbens-Scalzo, MD
"In medicine there are undeniably good days and bad, but ultimately it comes down to the people we care for and sometimes the only thing that can be said is: Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your life."
Dr. Jennifer Tibbens-Scalzo, a native of central New York, is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical School and St. Joseph's Family Medicine Residency. She enjoys working with patients of all age groups, from newborns to the elderly. Dr. Tibbens-Scalzo also has a strong interest in obstetrics, and will provide prenatal care, as well as deliver babies at Rochester General Hospital. She is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is board certified and looking forward to her career in Rochester. She is married and enjoys running, biking, and spending time with her family.
Parul Saxena, MD
Dr. Parul Saxena, a native of New Delhi, India, is a graduate from Maulana Azad Medical College. She completed her residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in New York City. Dr. Saxena has a strong interest in treating and managing chronic conditions including diabetes, asthma, hypertension, COPD, depression, and obesity.
She loves providing Primary Care to all age groups including newborns, children, and the elderly. Dr. Saxena believes in a holistic approach to medicine, and working together with her patients to deal with their medical and psychosocial problems. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Dr. Saxena is moving to the Rochester area from Watertown, NY and is looking forward to continuing her career at Gananda Family Practice. She is married, has two children, and enjoys cooking, traveling, reading, dancing, and spending time with her family.