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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.

Western New York Vascular Society Annual Symposium 2019

Update on the Care of The Vascular Patient: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know in 2019 Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019 Location: Millennium Hotel, 2040Walden Ave., Buffalo, NY Registration/Continental Breakfast begins @7:00 a.m. The program will conclude at 2:30 p.m. Free give away tourniquet & hands-on lesson UBMD Surgery participating physicians include Dr. Gregory Cherr, Dr.…
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ECMC burn unit saves lives

Dr. James Lukan, UBMD Surgery Physician, is the Associate Medical Director of the Burn Unit at ECMC.  Watch the report below, provided by WIVB Buffalo, discussing how the ECMC’s burn unit treated Sacha de Jesus after her traumatic burn experience, and how ECMC burn unit saves lives. ECMC’s burn unit treated more than 200 patients in 2018.  Not all burn situations need…
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Discussing Parathyroid Treatment

Steven Schwaitzberg, MD appeared on Kaleida Health’s Medically Speaking to discuss the parathyroid glands that regulate calcium and what can happen when levels are too low or too high. Dr. Schwaitzberg is president of UBMD Surgery and department chair of Surgery at the Jacobs School.

Weight Loss Surgery with Kaleida Health

Dr. Aaron Hoffman, Chief of Surgery with Kaleida Health, discusses obesity and health conditions that accompany it. In his interview, Dr. Hoffman explains the benefits of gastric sleeve and gastric bypass. Not only do the procedures promote weight loss but they have also been shown to improve diabetes, gastric reflux, and heart disease. To learn…
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UBMD Surgery Vascular Treatment

Vascular Treatment with Dr. Linda Harris

Vascular Surgery Division Chief, Linda A. Harris, discusses vascular treatment with the full spectrum of vascular service offerings provided by UBMD Surgery.   The Vascular division at UBMD provides treatment for all vascular problems from aortic disease including aneurysms in the chest and belly; or dissections; to peripheral artery disease, problems in the legs.  UBMD Vascular lab also treats carotid disease, which…
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