Category: In the News

New Book Explores How Vascular Disease Differs in Women

“Vascular Disease in Women: An Overview of the Literature and Treatment Recommendations” is a new book edited by Linda M. Harris, MD. The new publication is based on contributions from the 2019 Women’s Vascular Summit. The first-ever Women’s Vascular Summit took place in Buffalo, New York during April 2019. Vascular Surgeons from Jacobs School of…
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UBMD Surgery is Pleased to Support the Olympics

UBMD Surgery is Pleased to Support the Olympics.  Greatness is earned.  Excellence is learned. You never stop improving.  You never stop mastering.  To be the best takes determination.  To be the best takes dedication. As a teaching practice, UBMD surgeons must always be at the top of their game.  Something the world’s best athletes and…
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Advanced Pediatric Wound Care Center

The Advanced Pediatric Wound Care Center provides treatment for acute trauma injuries and is available to other providers for complex wound treatment. Physicians at the center are standardizing wound care with the ability to treat traumatic wounds, burn wounds, device-related wounds, surgical complications, radiation wounds, and diabetic wounds. The only program in WNY treating kids…
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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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UB Surgery Lecture Highlights Outreach Initiatives

University at Buffalo’s Department of Surgery is launching a lecture series and mentorship program to help address systemic racism and healthcare inequality. Research initiatives include opportunities for underrepresented students interested in the field of surgery within Buffalo, NY. Students will develop meaningful relationships in the local Fruit Belt and Delavan-Grider communities in Buffalo neighborhoods where UB…
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Vascular Surgeons Dr. Harris and Dr. Dryjski publish book

Vascular Surgeons Dr. Harris and Dr. Dryjski publish book

UBMD Vascular Surgeons Dr. Linda Harris and Dr. Maciej Dryjski recently published a book titled, “Complications in Endovascular Surgery: Peri-Procedural Prevention and Treatment”.  Associate editors included Dr. Elad Levy, Dr. Hasan Dosluoglu. Nationally and internationally renowned authors included Dr. Gregory Cherr, Dr. Brittany Montross, Dr. Richard Curl, Dr. Sikandar Khan, Dr. Adnan Siddiqui, and Dr.…
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Schwaitzberg on Future of Medicine insights with Jacobs Institute Podcast

Steven Schwaitzberg, MD took part in the Jacobs Institute’s Future of Medicine podcast to discuss the future of medicine with Bill Maggio, CEO of the Jacobs Institute.  The Jacobs Institute is a non-profit medical device innovation center in Buffalo, NY, with a focus on accelerating the development of technologies to treat heart attack, stroke &…
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Dr. Chopko and ECMC are Asking for Blood Donations

Dr. Michael Chopko, Trauma and General Surgeon at ECMC, is asking for blood donations to help save lives.  ECMC works with ConnectLife, Western New York’s only community blood bank, ensuring that all blood donations stay local for patients in need.  It is vital ECMC’s trauma center and other surgical services have blood available at a…
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Dr. Butsch Performs 1000th Robotic Surgery

During the last week in June, UBMD Surgery celebrates as Dr. Butsch performs his 1000th robotic surgery! Dr. Butsch and his team helped start the minimally invasive surgery program in 2012 and now serves as the Director of Robotic Surgery at Buffalo General Medical Center. Robotic surgery can be used for procedures such as cholecystectomies,…
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UBMD SURGERY Members Recognized for Moments of Excellence in Education

The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the following recognition of three of our faculty members and a PGY3 resident. The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences recently launched the Moments of Excellence in Education: Recognition and Inspiration (MEE:RI) Program that gives students a way to recognize exemplary moments of teaching they encounter.…
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