Gerald M. Gacioch, MD



Main Location
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - MOB
1415 Portland Ave
Ste 350
Rochester, NY 14621
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Finger Lakes Medical Associates - Geneva
200 North St
Ste 101
Geneva, NY 14456
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Canal Landing
101 Canal Landing Blvd
Ste 8
Rochester, NY 14626
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Clinton
2365 Clinton Ave S
Ste 100
Rochester, NY 14618
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Dansville
299 Main St
Dansville, NY 14437
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Geneva
1150 State Route 5 & 20
Geneva, NY 14456
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Greece
1555 Long Pond Rd
Rochester, NY 14626
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Linden Oaks
30 Hagen Dr
Ste 100
Rochester, NY 14625
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands-Constellation Heart Institute- Geneseo
38 E South St
Geneseo, NY 14454
Accepting New Patients? Yes



Dr. Gacioch specializes in all aspects of clinical cardiology and interventional cardiology.  He earned his B.S. in Biology at SUNY Albany and his Medical Degree in 1984 from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.  Dr. Gacioch did his medical residency at Johns Hopkins and then completed his General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Fellowships at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  He additionally earned his Masters in Medical Management from the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Dr. Gacioch has practiced cardiology at Rochester General Hospital since 1990.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine, General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology.  He is a distinguished Fellow in both the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention.

Dr. Gacioch’s honors include the Fr. George Norton Physician Excellence Award (he is the only 2 time winner) and the Rochester Business Journal Health Care Award.  He is past president of the Rochester- affiliate of the American Heart Association.  He has held multiple leadership positions including CEO of Rochester Cardiopulmonary Group, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab Director at the Sands Constellation Heart Institute and the Chief of Cardiology at Rochester General Hospital.

Dr. Gacioch has made a wealth of contributions in the field of cardiology, from educational conferences and regional lectureships to teaching courses and making presentations.  He has been active in advancing the field of cardiology with clinical research, primarily investigating the latest the treatments for heart attacks and acute coronary syndromes.

Dr. Gacioch has been committed to volunteering both locally and internationally, having gone on numerous medical missions to Haiti, Belize and El Salvador.  His outside passions include his growing family, travel, physical fitness and environmental issues.

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiac Services
  • Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • 1984, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
  • 1984-1987, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 1987-1990, University of Michigan Hospitals


Insurance Accepted
  • Aetna Healthcare (RGH does not participate with the Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan)
  • CareIQ
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • ElderONE
  • Empire Plan
  • Excellus BCBS
  • Fidelis Care of NY (RGH does not participate with Fidelis Medicare Plans)
  • First Niagara Business Works
  • Emblem Health
  • HealthNow NY (RGH does not participate with HealthNow Medicaid Plans)
  • Health Republic
  • Humana (RGH does not participate with Humana Medicare. Some patients are still covered in full while others may incur a 50% Co-insurance bill.)
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefits (formerly RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin's Point - US Family Health Plan
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Monroe Plan
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • North American Administrators
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options (Behavioral Health)
  • Wellcare of New York