Author: Kelly

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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Pediatricians change car seat recommendations

The American Academy of Pediatrics is changing recommendations on when it is okay for your child to no longer use a car seat.  Recommendations were originally based on age, but pediatricians have studied and decided that age is not as important as the height and weight of your child.  “It’s important to realize that these are…
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ECMC Kidney Transplantation Program Awarded Grant

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a $1.2 million grant ($400,000/year for three years) to ECMC’s Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation and Kidney Care for social and behavioral interventions to increase solid organ and tissue donation.…
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An Interview With Linda Harris, MD, FACS

Past President of the Eastern Vascular Society discusses improving diversity in the field, updates in EVAR techniques and technology, and mentoring the next generation of vascular surgeons. Click here to read the interview with Linda Harris, MD, FACS View Dr. Harris’ profile by clicking here.  

Study Seeks to Improve Kidney Transplant Outcomes

New research by Liise K. Kayler, MD focuses on improving outcomes for kidney transplant patients, according to a UB News Release. Dr. Kayler is the program director of kidney and pancreas transplantation at UBMD Surgery. Click the title to read the full article “Study Seeks to Improve Kidney Transplant Outcomes.”