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Western New York Vascular Society Annual Symposium

“Update on Management of Vascular Patients: What Primary Care Physicians Need to Know in 2020” Join UBMD Surgery for the 2020 Western New York Vascular Society Annual Symposium on Saturday, March 7, 2020.  During the vascular symposium, you will earn continuing professional development credits while learning from outstanding speakers with opportunities for good discussion and…
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Inside WNY’s only Burn Treatment Center at ECMC

Taking a look inside WNY’s only Burn Treatment Center at ECMC.  Surgeons, Dr. Flynn, and Dr. Lukan were featured on WKBW Channel 7 News talking about the Burn Unit at ECMC.  Dr. William J. Flynn is the Chief of Surgery at ECMC and Dr. James Lukan operates as the Associate Medical Director of the Burn Treatment…
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Five Questions with Breast Care Surgeon

In Good Health Interview with Dr. Lautner UBMD Surgeon Dr. Meeghan Lautner was featured in the Breast Cancer publication of In Good Health discussing five common questions about breast care.  The interview questions include: How often should I have a mammogram? Are there risk factors that increase the chance of developing breast cancer? My mom…
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Peripheral Arterial Disease

Gregory Cherr, MD, a surgeon with UBMD Surgery, explains the symptoms of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and when you should take leg discomfort seriously.  Many people experience pain while walking and mistake it as a normal part of aging.  There is a chance that leg pain when walking could be an indication of PAD.

60 Million Congress Global Polonia Summit in Buffalo NY

An international 60 Million Congress Global Polonia Summit, is traveling to Buffalo, NY on July 18-21, 2019 to strengthen Polish-Polish bonds and build international business relations. Maciej Dryjski, MD of University at Buffalo, Kaleida Health, and UBMD Surgery will be speaking within the Medical Sciences and Biotechnology track of the summit.  Dr. Dryjski’s presentation discusses…
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More Than PINK to End Breast Cancer

Great Lakes Cancer Center formed a team for the Susan G. Komen More than PINK Western New York race and included members from Kaleida Health, ECMC, and UBMD Surgery.  On June 8th, team members gathered at Buffalo RiverWorks, with a common goal, to end breast cancer forever. Team Great Lakes Cancer Center had 49 participants on the…
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Vascular Disease Women’s Health Month

Linda Harris, MD appeared on WGRZ’s WNY Living as part of Women’s Health Month to discuss vascular diseases and the conditions women may experience and how their symptoms differ from men. Dr. Harris is a vascular surgeon with UBMD Surgery. She is also a professor at UB, as well as the program director of Vascular…
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Dr. Linda Harris Featured Spotlight in Vascular Specialist

Dr. Linda M. Harris was featured as a leadership interview spotlight, in the May 2019 publication of Vascular Specialist.  The interview with Dr. Harris continues a series of conversations with national vascular surgery leaders based on topics from the Kouznes and Pozner book “The Truth About Leadership.”  This interview conversation highlights the evidence-based behaviors regarding…
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Gastric Bypass Surgical Intervention Study

Dr. Carroll M. Harmon, a Physician with UBMD Surgery, was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times, and several other news outlets contributing to a gastric bypass surgical intervention study.  The study reviews five-year outcomes after Gastric Bypass Surgical Intervention in adolescents as compared with adults. Physicians found that…
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Dr. Sikandar Khan Awarded Grant

The Society for Vascular Surgery has selected Dr. Sikandar Khan as a recipient of the 2019 SVS Foundation Clinical Research Seed Grant! This SVS Program was created to recognize the importance of clinical investigation in vascular disease. Dr. Khan will be recognized at the Vascular Annual Meeting Award Ceremony in June 2019.