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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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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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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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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 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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