Category: Doctor News

Gates Vascular Institute Symposium

Gates Vascular Institute is hosting a 2-day symposium for medical professionals to provide updates in cardio, vascular, and neuroendovascular medicine.  The Gates Vascular Institute Symposium will be held on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 at the Grapevine Banquets in Depew, NY. UBMD Surgery Vascular Physicians including Dr. Gregory Cherr, Dr. Maciej Dryjski, Dr. Linda M.…
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Introducing Great Lakes Cancer Care

Today represents an important and exciting day for Kaleida Health and the Western New York community.  Kaleida Health, along with seven partners, which includes some of the most gifted clinicians in the region, has launched and introducing Great Lakes Cancer Care -a unique initiative that harnesses talent and skills of the area’s top cancer experts to diagnose…
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Funding for breast cancer research

Meeghan Lautner, MD is part of breast cancer research Gov. Cuomo recently awarded funding to, which will examine the role of the microbiome in breast cancer, according to a UB Release. Dr. Lautner, of UBMD Surgery, is chief of breast surgery for Kaleida Health and is an assistant professor at UB.

New Smart Surgery Tool Technology Debuts in Buffalo

A new smart tool technology that allows surgeons to perform complex movements deep inside the abdomen was used for the first time in the U.S. this month during two procedures performed by UBMD Surgery’s Steven Schwaitzberg, MD and Alan Posner, MD, according to a UB News Release. Dr. Schwaitzberg has assisted the HandX design team, providing…
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Pediatricians change car seat recommendations

The American Academy of Pediatrics is changing recommendations on when it is okay for your child to no longer use a car seat.  Recommendations were originally based on age, but pediatricians have studied and decided that age is not as important as the height and weight of your child.  “It’s important to realize that these are…
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ECMC Kidney Transplantation Program Awarded Grant

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a $1.2 million grant ($400,000/year for three years) to ECMC’s Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation and Kidney Care for social and behavioral interventions to increase solid organ and tissue donation.…
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An Interview With Linda Harris, MD, FACS

Past President of the Eastern Vascular Society discusses improving diversity in the field, updates in EVAR techniques and technology, and mentoring the next generation of vascular surgeons. Click here to read the interview with Linda Harris, MD, FACS View Dr. Harris’ profile by clicking here.  

World Experts at Central Plain Endovascular Conference

Dr. Maciej Dryjski was invited to speak at the World Experts at Central Plain Endovascular Conference (CPEC), in Zhengzhou, China, on July 27-29, 2018. “Our conference team has invited notable vascular surgery, aortic vascular surgery, interventional radiology specialists and cardiologists from Asia-Pacific, Europ, and the United States to come to share their expertise and experience.…
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Expert Panelist on Management of Giant Omphaloceles Webinar

  Dr. Carroll Harmon has been invited to sit as an expert panelist on a Pediatric Surgery webinar, titled “Management of Giant Omphaloceles.”  To learn more about the webinar or register to watch a recording of the webinar, please click here. Click here to view Dr. Harmon’s profile.

Pediatric Surgery Kaleida Health Medical Minute

Kaleida Health Medical Minute featuring David Rothstein MD, talking about Pediatric Surgery.  Both common conditions and complex conditions of pediatric surgery are discussed.  This group is the region’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, working out of Oishei’s Children Hospital and Conventus.