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St. James Mercy Hospital

St. James Mercy Center for Orthopedic Care
432 Canisteo St., Hornell, NY

Faster Recovery, Better Results...Get back to a healthy life

At St. James Mercy Center for Orthopedic Care, we provide a full range of services from consultations to minimally invasive surgery to total joint replacement. Combined with St. James Mercy’s rehabilitation services, patients have access to the highest quality, compassionate orthopedic care and recovery...close to home.

Conditions Treated SJM Center for Orthopedic Care and Sports Medicine
  • Hand, elbow and shoulder problems
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Rotator cuff muscles and tendons
  • Shoulder, elbow and wrist arthritis
  • Knee and hip arthritis
  • Fractures and sprains
  • Sports injuries
  • Joint damage from overuse
  • Foot and ankle conditions
  • Worker’s compensation injuries

Comprehensive, compassionate care from diagnosis through recovery.


Dr. Michael Leit

Dr. Michael Leit earned his medical degree at the Yale School of Medicine, completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and was fellowship-trained in hand, elbow and shoulder surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Leit has spent most of his career in the Rochester area and also served as a surgeon in the military. Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Leit has special interests in hand, elbow and shoulder disorders.
Dr. Michael Leit’s bio

Dr. Paul Axtell

Dr. Paul Axtell earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and completed his internship and residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Axtell has more than 27 years of diverse experience, especially in Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Paul Axtell’s bio

Robert Capecci, MD

Dr. Robert Capecci earned his medical degree at UMDNJ New Jersey Medical Center School in Newark. He completed his internship and residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA, and Alfred I. DuPont Institute Pediatric Orthopedics. He is Board Certified with 32 years of experience in Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Robert Capecci’s bio

M-F 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To make an appointment, please call (607) 324-8121.

After Hours Care
Available at St. James Mercy Hospital Emergency Department. Call (607) 324-8000 and request that your care provider be contacted.

Insurance Plans
We accept most major insurance plans, although some require a referral when making an appointment. Referrals may be obtained from your primary care physician.

We offer convenient, free parking in lot #4 next to the building, or in front of the office.



St. James Hospital
411 Canisteo Street
Hornell, NY 14843
(607) 324-8000

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