Medical Control Physicians

Mercy Flight Central has a team of dedicated Medical Control Physicians who volunteer their time to support air medical personnel during their missions. They are available with every flight taken and rotate their specialty on call to us round the clock.

Christopher Galton, MD
Chief Medical Director


Mark Gestring, MD
Assoc. Chief Medical Dir.

Director of Adult Trauma
Strong Regional Trauma Center, URMC

Charles T. Cavallaro, DO

Rochester General Hospital
Department of Emergency Medicine


Jack B. Davidoff, MD

Wyoming County Community Health System

Gerald M. Gacioch, MD

VP Rochester Cardiopulmonary Group, Chief of Cardiology
Rochester General Hospital


Marc S. Lampell, MD

University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine


Robert E. Newmyer, MD

Upstate University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

John Rubin, DO

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
Assistant Director of Emergency Medicine


Jamie Syrett, MD, MBA, FACEP

Director of Prehospital Care
Newark Wayne Community Hospital
Rochester Regional Health System