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Breast Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Meeghan Lautner, MD sat down with Kaleida Health’s Chief of Staff, Mike Hughes, for their latest edition of Medically Speaking.  Dr. Lautner shares information regarding mammography, screening recommendations, breast cancer risk, and genetic testing.  She discusses breast cancer prevention, early detection and new offerings available through Kaleida Health.  This episode of Kaleida Health’s Medically Speaking…
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Treating and Preventing Peripheral Vascular Disease

Dr. Gregory Cherr, of UBMD Surgery, was featured on AM Buffalo with The Greenfields Continuing Care Center talking about the scheduled University Express event, “Back in Circulation: Treating and Preventing Peripheral Vascular Disease.” University Express program is designed for lifelong learning. Each semester a variety of experts come in and speak about different topics ranging from history to…
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Revolutionizing Treating Children with Burns

Kathryn Bass, MD, MBA talks with The Buffalo News about amnion stem cell treatments that are revolutionizing treating children with burns. Dr. Bass is a trauma surgeon at UBMD Surgery and leads the Wound Care Center at Oishei Children’s Hospital. She is also an associate professor at UB. Click to read the article “At Children’s Hospital, ‘a whole…
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Sikandar Z Khan MD joins UBMD Vascular Surgery

UBMD Surgery is happy to announce that  Sikandar Z. Khan, MD has joined the vascular division of UBMD Surgery. He will be seeing and treating patients at Buffalo General Medical Center / Gates Vascular Institute and Erie County Medical Center.  Dr. Khan specializes in comprehensive vascular care for patients suffering from venous, arterial and carotid…
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3rd Annual DoctHERS Symposium

In September, Molly Moore, MD spoke at the 3rd annual DoctHERS symposium, which aims to address current issues in the medical and scientific fields in order to foster advancement, mentorship and equal opportunities for future generations of women in medicine and science. View the event’s gallery here. Dr. Moore, of UBMD Surgery, is a minimally invasive…
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Gates Vascular Institute Symposium

Gates Vascular Institute is hosting a 2-day symposium for medical professionals to provide updates in cardio, vascular, and neuroendovascular medicine.  The Gates Vascular Institute Symposium will be held on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 at the Grapevine Banquets in Depew, NY. UBMD Surgery Vascular Physicians including Dr. Gregory Cherr, Dr. Maciej Dryjski, Dr. Linda M.…
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Introducing Great Lakes Cancer Care

Today represents an important and exciting day for Kaleida Health and the Western New York community.  Kaleida Health, along with seven partners, which includes some of the most gifted clinicians in the region, has launched and introducing Great Lakes Cancer Care -a unique initiative that harnesses talent and skills of the area’s top cancer experts to diagnose…
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Funding for breast cancer research

Meeghan Lautner, MD is part of breast cancer research Gov. Cuomo recently awarded funding to, which will examine the role of the microbiome in breast cancer, according to a UB Release. Dr. Lautner, of UBMD Surgery, is chief of breast surgery for Kaleida Health and is an assistant professor at UB.

New Smart Surgery Tool Technology Debuts in Buffalo

A new smart tool technology that allows surgeons to perform complex movements deep inside the abdomen was used for the first time in the U.S. this month during two procedures performed by UBMD Surgery’s Steven Schwaitzberg, MD and Alan Posner, MD, according to a UB News Release. Dr. Schwaitzberg has assisted the HandX design team, providing…
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Mammography Services

Buffalo General Medical Center is now offering new Mammography Services to their patients.  Services include: Hologic Genius 3D Mammography Breast Ultrasounds Biopsy & Needle Localization All procedures will be scheduled at Buffalo General Medical Center on the 2nd-floor Imaging, located within section A of the building.  Hours that services will be scheduled are: Monday – Wednesday:…
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