Category: In the News

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/ Share and follow UBMD Surgery:

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. Share…
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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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Vascular Disease Women’s Health Month

Linda Harris, MD appeared on WGRZ’s WNY Living as part of Women’s Health Month to discuss vascular diseases and the conditions women may experience and how their symptoms differ from men. Dr. Harris is a vascular surgeon with UBMD Surgery. She is also a professor at UB, as well as the program director of Vascular…
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Dr. Linda Harris Featured Spotlight in Vascular Specialist

Dr. Linda M. Harris was featured as a leadership interview spotlight, in the May 2019 publication of Vascular Specialist.  The interview with Dr. Harris continues a series of conversations with national vascular surgery leaders based on topics from the Kouznes and Pozner book “The Truth About Leadership.”  This interview conversation highlights the evidence-based behaviors regarding…
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Gastric Bypass Surgical Intervention Study

Dr. Carroll M. Harmon, a Physician with UBMD Surgery, was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times, and several other news outlets contributing to a gastric bypass surgical intervention study.  The study reviews five-year outcomes after Gastric Bypass Surgical Intervention in adolescents as compared with adults. Physicians found that…
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