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John E. Klibanoff, MD

Lead Physician Rochester Regional Orthopedics at Ridgeway and Linden Oaks; Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken: English, Russian
Accepting New Patients (2 Locations)

About Me

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Klibanoff believes in patient-centered but problem-focused care, with both doctor and clinical nurse-guided care throughout. He takes a comprehensive approach to all musculoskeletal conditions, including assistance with realistic weight-control methods as they relate to joint complaints and surgical options. 

Credentials and Certifications
Board Certifications
  • 1997, Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 07/01/1990-06/30/1995, University of Minnesota Hospitals
Medical Education
  • 1990, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Dr. John Klibanoff was raised in Massachusetts. He attended the University of Virginia for undergraduate in 1986 in biology with a theses in Virology and Marine Biology. He completed his Medical School in Massachusetts from 19861990, and did his Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Minnesota from 1990 to 1995. Dr. Klibanoff specializes in Joint Reconstruction, Limb Reconstruction, Sports and Trauma. He is a father of four children. Outside of work he is an instructor of TeamSTEPPS and a Fellow AAOS. Furthermore, Dr. Klibanoff is the current Chair of the Board of Directors of the Rochester City Ballet, Treasurer of Brigid's Hope, and a member of the US Gymnastics National Healthcare Referral Network.

In addition to his other orthopaedic specialties, Dr. Klibanoff also performs ROSA total knee replacements using the Robotic Surgical Assistant.

Personal Interests

  • Endurance athletics - triathlon, marathons, long swimming
  • Philanthropy - Brigid's Hope (
  • Music and Arts - Opera, ballet, and HARD 70s and 80s rock
  • Time with family
  • Independent Film Producer

Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Russian


Locations and Directions

Main Location Orthopaedic Associates of Rochester 2410 Ridgeway Ave
Rochester, NY 14626
Office Phone: (585) 723-3000
Driving Directions Accepting New Patients
Orthopaedic Associates of Rochester 360 Linden Oaks
Ste 100
Rochester, NY 14625
Office Phone: (585) 723-3000
Driving Directions Accepting New Patients

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

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