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Category: Doctor News

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.

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.

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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