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Two letters from the Department of Surgery

Department of SurgeryTraining tomorrow’s surgical leaders, today May 18, 2022 On behalf of the Department of Surgery, I want to express our deepest sorrow at Saturday’s attack—and our solidarity with our Black neighbors who have been affected by this hate crime. This weekend’s racist violence is a reminder of the immensity of the work that…
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UBMD Surgery Specialties

Third Annual Women’s Vascular Summit

The Third Annual Women’s Vascular Summit is taking place at the University at Buffalo on May 13-14, 2022. The Women’s Vascular Summit is an annual meeting for medical professionals who treat vascular disease in women. The meeting will be located within the Jacobs Schools of Medicine. The Summit will lead discussions about vascular disease and…
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Schwaitzberg Named Distinguished Professor

Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg Named Distinguished Service Professor by SUNY Steven Schwaitzberg, MD was one of two UBMD physicians to receive the highest faculty rank by The State University of New York systems as a SUNY Distinguished Professor.  Dr. Schwaitzberg was named a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor receiving recognition for his international prominence and his distinguished…
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Dr. Aaron Epstein selected for Citizen Honors Service Act Honoree

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society has selected PGY 4 Dr. Aaron Epstein as the 2022 Citizen Honors Service Act Honoree for his commitment to providing medical relief to communities in conflict zones, austere environments, and disaster areas around the world. Dr. Epstein is a Resident Surgeon with UBMD Surgery within our General Surgery Residency…
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Dialysis is not your only treatment option

Have you been told you need dialysis? Dialysis is not your only treatment option. You can live long and enjoy a regular lifestyle with a kidney transplant. The best time to be seen at a kidney transplant center is when your doctor says you are close to needing dialysis. If you have a live donor,…
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WNY’s Largest Multispecialty Surgical Practice

UBMD Surgery is WNY’s largest multispecialty surgical practice providing unparalleled care specific to your needs.  From lifesaving emergent care to life-changing elective care. Emergency Care: Trauma Surgery Burn Surgery Critical Care Surgical Oncology Elective Care: General Surgery Vascular Surgery Colorectal Surgery Bariatric Surgery Thoracic Surgery Breast Surgery With a commitment to cutting-edge scientific knowledge and…
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Wound Care Awareness

Wound Care Awareness

In the United States, almost 7 million people are living with chronic wounds. Patients who experience chronic wounds, especially with those with multiple chronic medical conditions, are at risk for severe complications, limb loss, or amputation. Each year, about 80K adults with diabetes undergo a foot or leg amputation as a result of a non-healing…
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Dr. Lukan visited Sierra Leone for Medical Mission

Members of Global Surgical and Medical Support Group, a 501c3 non-profit, traveled with Dr. James Lukan and Resident Aaron Epstein of UBMD Surgery, to Freetown Sierra Leone from Sept 10-17 for a Medical Mission.  Also traveling with the medical mission was Dr. Kimberly Wooten, Head & Neck Surgeon from Rowell. She is a University at…
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Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg

Schwaitzberg Recognized as Army Veteran

In honor of Veteran’s Day, WIVB Channel 4 News featured Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg, Chairman of UBMD Surgery, for his service in the US Army. Dr. Schwaitzberg is a retired Army reservist.  Joining in 1987, part of his time in the service was spent in combat and other time was spent on humanitarian missions like road…
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Over 2.2 million people worldwide will get lung cancer annually and lung cancer kills more people each year than any other cancer. In the Buffalo area, Yaron Perry, MD, FACS, of UBMD Surgery, provides minimally invasive surgery with innovative and personal care for lung and esophageal cancer as well as…
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