Category: In the News

Now Hiring Quality Systems & Compliance Manager

Position Duties Develop, implement and manage Quality management systems (QMS) and GLP program to enhance regulatory compliance and foster an environment for Quality & Records Management (Q&RM) personnel to initiate improvements.   Configure Computerized System Validation programs by implementation, administration and lifecycle management for critical software platforms such as the enterprise Quality Management Software System (eQMS)…
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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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COVID-19 Update: Important Information for Our Patients

UBMD Surgery is continually monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation and following the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), New York State Department of Health and Erie County Department of Health. Please click to continue to read an update provided by UBMD Physician’s Group: https://ubmd.com/UBMD-Blog.host.html/content/shared/ubmd/ubmd/articles/UBMDBlog/COVID-19-update.detail.html?https://ubmd.com/

Inside WNY’s only Burn Treatment Center at ECMC

Taking a look inside WNY’s only Burn Treatment Center at ECMC.  Surgeons, Dr. Flynn, and Dr. Lukan were featured on WKBW Channel 7 News talking about the Burn Unit at ECMC.  Dr. William J. Flynn is the Chief of Surgery at ECMC and Dr. James Lukan operates as the Associate Medical Director of the Burn Treatment…
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Five Questions with Breast Care Surgeon

In Good Health Interview with Dr. Lautner UBMD Surgeon Dr. Meeghan Lautner was featured in the Breast Cancer publication of In Good Health discussing five common questions about breast care.  The interview questions include: How often should I have a mammogram? Are there risk factors that increase the chance of developing breast cancer? My mom…
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Peripheral Arterial Disease

Gregory Cherr, MD, a surgeon with UBMD Surgery, explains the symptoms of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and when you should take leg discomfort seriously.  Many people experience pain while walking and mistake it as a normal part of aging.  There is a chance that leg pain when walking could be an indication of PAD.

More Than PINK to End Breast Cancer

Great Lakes Cancer Center formed a team for the Susan G. Komen More than PINK Western New York race and included members from Kaleida Health, ECMC, and UBMD Surgery.  On June 8th, team members gathered at Buffalo RiverWorks, with a common goal, to end breast cancer forever. Team Great Lakes Cancer Center had 49 participants on the…
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