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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. The rate of amputations has increased during the pandemic. Each year, about 80K adults with diabetes undergo a foot…
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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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New Book Explores How Vascular Disease Differs in Women

“Vascular Disease in Women: An Overview of the Literature and Treatment Recommendations” is a new book edited by Linda M. Harris, MD. The new publication is based on contributions from the 2019 Women’s Vascular Summit. The first-ever Women’s Vascular Summit took place in Buffalo, New York during April 2019. Vascular Surgeons from Jacobs School of…
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UBMD Surgery is Pleased to Support the Olympics

UBMD Surgery is Pleased to Support the Olympics.  Greatness is earned.  Excellence is learned. You never stop improving.  You never stop mastering.  To be the best takes determination.  To be the best takes dedication. As a teaching practice, UBMD surgeons must always be at the top of their game.  Something the world’s best athletes and…
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UBMD Surgery Physicians Treating Trauma at ECMC

ECMC is known for being a leader specializing in treating trauma and critical care patients throughout Western New York.  UBMD Surgery Physicians are Treating Trauma at ECMC as a verified Level 1 Adult Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons, designated a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center by the NYS Department of Health. As…
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Comprehensive Weight Loss Center

At Kaleida Health’s Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, all patients are treated throughout the whole surgery process. UBMD Surgery Physicians work with each patient before the surgery and after the surgery. There is a large team of dedicated Dieticians, Psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, and Surgeons committed to working with the patient after surgery. Surgical weightless…
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Advanced Pediatric Wound Care Center

The Advanced Pediatric Wound Care Center provides treatment for acute trauma injuries and is available to other providers for complex wound treatment. Physicians at the center are standardizing wound care with the ability to treat traumatic wounds, burn wounds, device-related wounds, surgical complications, radiation wounds, and diabetic wounds. The only program in WNY treating kids…
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UBMD Surgery Physicians took part in the Buffalo Marathon

During the 2021 Buffalo Marathon, Half Marathon & Marathon Relay, four UBMD Surgery Physicians took part in the event showcasing Buffalo’s waterfront areas.  The surgery department physicians who participated in the relay event include, Dr. Stuti Tamabr of Breast Surgery, Dr. Clarice Cooper of Trauma Surgery, Dr. Jeff Brewer of Trauma Surgery, and Dr. Ben…
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