Category: Schwaitzberg

UBMD Surgeons visit Korean innovators to plan a clinical trial for rectal cancer patients

UBMD Surgeons Dr. Gene Yang, General Surgeon; Chairman of the Department of Surgery Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg, General Surgeon; and Dr. Mark Falvo, Colorectal Surgeon, are visiting with surgical innovators in Korea. Together they are working on launching a clinical trial that will be conducted at the University of Buffalo to prevent the need for ileostomy…
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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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Schwaitzberg Recognized as Army Veteran

In honor of Veteran’s Day, WIVB Channel 4 News featured Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg, Chairman of UBMD Surgery, for his service in the US Army. Dr. Schwaitzberg is a retired Army reservist.  Joining in 1987, part of his time in the service was spent in combat and other time was spent on humanitarian missions like road…
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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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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.

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.

New Additions to UBMD Surgery

It is a pleasure to announce new additions of physicians to UBMD Surgery and hope you will welcome them as the opportunity or needs arise.   First, it is very exciting to announce and welcome the surgeons, providers, and staff from Delaware Surgical into UBMD Surgery.  General Physician P.C., who is committed to providing great…
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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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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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National prospective randomized trial documenting safety of natural orifice surgery

Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg was recently published discussing “National prospective randomized trial documenting the safety of natural orifice surgery.” The NOVEL trial: natural orifice versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy-a prospective, randomized evaluation. Schwaitzberg SD, Roberts K, Romanelli JR, Desilets DJ, Earle D, Horgan S, Swanstrom L, Hungness E, Soper N, Kochman ML; Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium for Assessment…
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