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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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Dr. Christina Sanders Appointed Medical Director of ECMC Synergy Bariatrics

ECMC is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Christina Sanders as the new Medical Director of ECMC Synergy Bariatrics. Dr. Sanders is a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon, who performs laparoscopic gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. She also performs advanced laparoscopic and robotic procedures focusing on reflux, the GI tract and hernia repair. Dr.…
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First Annual ‘Beyond the Knife’ Lecture

University at Buffalo’s Department of Surgery launched an annual lecture called ‘Beyond the Knife,’ designed to address and mitigate the effects of systemic racism and inequality in health care. Focused on social justice and health care inequity, The Department of Surgery welcomed inaugural speaker Dr. Cornel West, Harvard University professor, bestselling author, political activist and public…
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UB Surgery Lecture Highlights Outreach Initiatives

University at Buffalo’s Department of Surgery is launching a lecture series and mentorship program to help address systemic racism and healthcare inequality. Research initiatives include opportunities for underrepresented students interested in the field of surgery within Buffalo, NY. Students will develop meaningful relationships in the local Fruit Belt and Delavan-Grider communities in Buffalo neighborhoods where UB…
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Vascular Surgeons Dr. Harris and Dr. Dryjski publish book

Vascular Surgeons Dr. Harris and Dr. Dryjski publish book

UBMD Vascular Surgeons Dr. Linda Harris and Dr. Maciej Dryjski recently published a book titled, “Complications in Endovascular Surgery: Peri-Procedural Prevention and Treatment”.  Associate editors included Dr. Elad Levy, Dr. Hasan Dosluoglu. Nationally and internationally renowned authors included Dr. Gregory Cherr, Dr. Brittany Montross, Dr. Richard Curl, Dr. Sikandar Khan, Dr. Adnan Siddiqui, and Dr.…
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Colon and Rectal Cancer Awareness

Colon and Rectal Cancer remain a major cause of cancer death in the United States.  With a trend toward more advanced disease in men and women less than 50 years old. Early detection and treatment can lead to improved outcomes and cures.  Colon and rectal cancer awareness are important as risk factors include: A family…
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Recent Changes to NYS Seat Belt Law

Dr. William Flynn, Trauma Surgeon at ECMC, is educating about recent changes to New York State’s seatbelt laws. Effective, November 1, 2020, all passengers in both the front and rear seats in a vehicle are required to wear a seatbelt. These laws have existed for many years for anyone under the age of 16 but…
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