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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.

Go with Your Gut Understanding Lower GI Issues

Understanding lower GI issues can be a benefit to a healthy lifestyle.  General Physician PC and UBMD Surgery have teamed up with The Green Fields Continuing Care Community and Dr. Steve Barone to provide a free presentation. “Go with your Gut, Understanding Lower GI Issues” is the name of the presentation provided by Dr. Steve Barone,…
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Great Lakes Cancer Care is more than PINK

Team members from Great Lakes Cancer Center, Kaleida Health, ECMC, and UBMD Surgery are teaming up for the Susan G. Komen More than PINK Western New York race.  Each member of our team is playing a part helping Susan G. Komen end breast cancer forever. Together, we are fueling the best science, boldest community and…
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Aortic Aneurysm: A Silent Killer Presentation

Join Dr. Raphael Blochle, a Vascular Surgeon with UBMD Surgery, for a presentation called “Aortic Aneurysm: A Silent Killer.”  Attend to learn about prevention, health risks, and warning signs. Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Richard Siebold Auditorium at GreenField Manor 5953 Broadway Road, Lancaster, NY 14086 Call 716-684-8400 to register.

Free Vascular Screening on June 8

Join UBMD Vascular Surgery for a free Vascular Screening event in participation with GreenField Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic and Wellness Center.  Screening tests include Carotid Doppler, AAA Screening, Blood Pressure, and Ankle Brachial Index.  The free vascular screening event will take place on Saturday, June 8th, from 8 am to 2 pm. Vascular Screenings are appropriate…
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Women’s Vascular Summit

The Women’s Vascular Summit is the first annual meeting designed to present and discuss what we know and do not know about how vascular disease presents differently in women, and how the intervention is impacted by gender.  Topics include the broad spectrum of vascular disorders including: Peripheral Arterial Disease Cerebrovascular Disease Aortic Aneurysms Aortic Dissections…
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Excellence in Healthcare

In its inaugural year, three of four UBMD physicians from UBMD Surgery were named to Business First’s Excellence in Healthcare list.  Congratulations to Steven Schwaitzberg, MD, Timothy Adams, MD and John Butsch, MD. Click here to read the Buffalo Business First Excellence in Healthcare list for 2019.