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Vascular Disease Medical Minute with Brittany Montross MD

Spend a Vascular Disease Medical Minute with Kaleida Health. Brittany Montross, MD, RPVI, is a vascular surgeon with Kaleida Health and UBMD Surgery at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. Vascular disease can have anything to do with blood vessels, arteries, and veins.  As a vascular surgeon, we operate on any arteries outside of the heart or…
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Bariatric Surgery Medical Minute with Kaleida Health

Spend a Bariatric Surgery Medical Minute with Kaleida Health. Dr. Alan Posner, MD, FACS, the Director of Bariatric Surgery for Kaleida Health, and surgeon with UBMD Surgery talks more about Bariatric Surgery. Many patients struggle to lose weight and reach a healthy weight. For patients who fail to diet and exercise, weight loss surgery can…
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Cancer Prevention for People Living with HIV

Cancer Prevention for People Living with HIV Continuing Education Course

Erie County Medical Center and Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative are proud to present Cancer Prevention for People Living with HIV Continuing Education Course.  UBMD Surgery is in collaboration with Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative and will have 2 surgeons speaking as experts on the panel. The FREE continuing education course will take place on…
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Vascular Surgeon Provides Help for Spider Veins

The appearance of spider veins might not be solely cosmetic, they often cause pain and can be associated with underlying varicose veins and other vascular health concerns.  Brittany Montross, a vascular surgeon with UBMD Surgery, provides help to patients who suffer from spider veins. Spider veins appear on the legs and face, but can develop…
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Smoking and Vascular Risks

Smoking and Vascular Risks

Vascular surgeon, Linda Harris, MD, shares information about the impact of smoking and vascular risks, including Peripheral Arterial Disease. Most people know that smoking is associated with lung disease and heart disease, but many may not be aware that it is also associated with blocked arteries in the neck, aneurysms in the chest and belly,…
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FREE Liver Cancer Screening Event

UBMD, a member of Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative, invites you to attend the Free Liver Cancer Screening event tomorrow, June 11th, 2022. If you or a loved one is at risk or would like to be screened, we encourage you to contact us at 716-884-3000 to schedule an appointment. Our team of specialists are experts…
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Maciej Dryjski MD Earns Highest Honor in Medicine

Maciej Dryjski MD has been awarded the Gloria Medicinae Medal from the Polish Medical Society, the highest honor in medicine presented by his home country of Poland.  Dr. Dryjski is the Director of vascular and endovascular surgery at Kaleida Health, Vice Chairman of the Depart of Surgery with UBMD Surgery, and professor of surgery at…
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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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