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Colin D. Canham,MD

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages: English
Accepting New Patients (3 Locations)
Accepting In-Office Appointments
Accepting Telemedicine Appointments
About Me
Title(s) Orthopedic Surgeon
Clinical Programs & Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Philosophy of Care

Dr. Canham is committed to evidence-based care that incorporates the most up-to-date practices in orthopedics. He also believes in tailoring care to address the specific individual needs of each patient. The rapid and often life-changing improvements he sees in patients following hip and knee replacement are what drive his passion for orthopedics and medicine. 

Personal Interests

Dr. Canham enjoys golf, tennis, snowboarding, hiking, and playing guitar.


Dr. Canham attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis. He then completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Canham developed a special interest in hip and knee replacement and went on to completed an additional one-year fellowship in hip and knee replacement surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital. There he received specialized training in the management of patients requiring the most complex types of reconstructive hip and knee procedures. 

Dr. Canham’s practice focuses on problems of the hip and knee as well as fractures involving the upper and lower extremities. He performs robotic-assisted total knee replacement and minimally invasive direct anterior total hip arthroplasty. Dr. Canham has a special interest in rapid recovery protocols following hip and knee replacement surgery. He is also specialized in treating failed or problematic hip and knee replacements and managing infected joint replacements. 

Dr. Canham is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is committed to evidence-based orthopaedic care. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in the field of orthopedics. The research he has been involved in has been presented at numerous national meetings. In addition to his other orthopaedic specialties, Dr. Canham also performs ROSA total knee replacements using the Robotic Surgical Assistant.

Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Education and Training
  • 08/01/2016-07/31/2017, Houston Methodist Hospital Orthopedics
  • 7/1/2011-06/2016, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • 2011, Washington University School of Medicine
Locations and Directions
Rochester Regional Health Orthopaedics at RGH Main Location Accepting New Patients

1445 Portland Ave
Ste 210
Rochester, NY 14621
Driving Directions

Office Phone: (585) 266-2010
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WNY Ortho at Perinton Accepting New Patients

77 Sully's Trl
2nd Floor
Pittsford, NY 14534
Driving Directions

Office Phone: (585) 389-6070
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Rochester Regional health Orthopedics Accepting New Patients

50 Middle Rd
Rochester, NY 14623
Driving Directions

Office Phone: (585) 723-7600
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Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna Healthcare
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan
  • BCBS Western NY (HealthNow)
  • Beacon Health (Value Options) Behavioral Health
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Corvel (formerly CareIQ)
  • ElderONE
  • Emblem Health
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS)
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Niagara Business Works (Key Insurance)
  • Humana
  • Humana Medicare
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefits (RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin 's Point (US Family Health Plan)
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Molina Healthcare Plans
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • The Empire Plan (United HealthCare)
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Healthcare
  • Veterans Administration (VA)
  • Wellcare of NY / Today 's Option