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Dr. Guo becomes member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society

Weidun Alan Guo, MD, PhD, FACS, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, was selected to become a member of the Richard Sarkin/Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). GHHS is a national life-time recognition given to senior medical students, residents, role-model physician teachers for demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication…
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Stop the Bleed Medical Minute with Dr. William Flynn Jr.

Dr. William Flynn Jr. featured on ECMC’s Medical Minute about learning to “stop the bleed,” a federal initiative and training class created to help learn about the steps to take when someone is bleeding from a traumatic situation.  Click here to watch the video and learn more about “stop the bleed.”

Dr. Dryjski completes as President of Association of International Vascular Surgeons

In March of 2018, Dr. Maciej Dryjski completed a term as President of the Association of International Vascular Surgeons (AIVS).  At the close of his term, Dr. Dryjski delivered a presidential address titled “How to make open aortic surgery great again” at the 37th AIVS Congress in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria.  The AIVS successfully brings together leading clinicians…
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Lecture at Polish Association for Angiology

In March of 2018, Dr. Maciej Dryjski delivered an invited lecture at Polish Association for Angiology titled “How to reduce treatment costs and improve the results of vascular care.”  The event took place in Krakow, Poland. The aim of the Society is:  1. To unite all interested in angiology and angiochirurgia for the development of this medical discipline…
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Presidential Lecture at the Eastern Vascular Society

Linda M. Harris MD presented a Presidential Lecture at the Eastern Vascular Society about Empowerment and Involvement.  This lecture was published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery, section 67(4):997-1004, 2018 04.  Click the link below to read the publication: https://www.jvascsurg.org/article/S0741-5214(18)30018-1/fulltext  Click here to view Dr. Harris’ profile. 

UBMD Surgery Physicians Named Top Docs in WNY 2018

Every January, Buffalo Spree publishes Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors list.  For 2018, UBMD Surgery has two physicians that have ranked as a Top Doc in WNY for Surgery specialty. Dr. Steven D. Schwaitzberg Dr. Alan R. Posner Congratulations doctors!  We are proud of your success.

Colon Cancer: What you need to know – Free Community Education Class

Kaleida Health provides Healthy U, a free education class available to the community.   February’s class topic is “Colon Cancer: What you need to know“, which will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. The presentation will be given by John B. Ortolani, M.D. & Rectal Surgery, Assistant Professor of Surgery, University…
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Kidney Transplant Medical Minute with Liise Kayler MD

Dr. Kayler explains the benefit of a kidney transplant for patients on dialysis.  To learn more about kidney transplants, click here to watch Dr. Kayler’s Medical Minute.

Drowsy Driving Medical Minute with Dr. Clarice Cooper

Dr. Clarice Cooper was featured in ECMC’s Medical Minute talking about the danger behind Drowsy Driving.  Dr. Cooper explains danger signs to look out for as well as effective ways to stay alert while driving.  Click here to watch Dr. Cooper’s Medical Minute and learn ways to stay alert while driving.

Tree Stand Safety Medical Minute with Dr. William Flynn Jr.

Dr. Flynn talks about Tree Stand Safety tips on ECMC’s Medical Minute.  Click here to watch Dr. Flynn’s video and learn more about tree stand safety.