Category: Schwaitzberg

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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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.

Minimally Invasive Surgery Medical Minute with Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg

Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg explains laparoscopic surgery technology is making the surgery process safer for patients.  Click here to watch Dr. Schwaitzber’s Medical Minute about minimally invasive surgery.

Universal Translator for Surgeons – Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg

Laparoscopic surgery uses minimally invasive incisions, which means less pain and shorter recovery times for patients. Teaching these techniques around the world, Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg has run into two problems — language and distance.  In the TEDx Beacon Street video above, Dr. Schwaitzberg shares how a new technology, which combines video conferencing and a real-time universal…
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