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Category: In the News

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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Mammography Services

Buffalo General Medical Center is now offering new Mammography Services to their patients.  Services include: Hologic Genius 3D Mammography Breast Ultrasounds Biopsy & Needle Localization All procedures will be scheduled at Buffalo General Medical Center on the 2nd-floor Imaging, located within section A of the building.  Hours that services will be scheduled are: Monday – Wednesday:…
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Pediatricians change car seat recommendations

The American Academy of Pediatrics is changing recommendations on when it is okay for your child to no longer use a car seat.  Recommendations were originally based on age, but pediatricians have studied and decided that age is not as important as the height and weight of your child.  “It’s important to realize that these are…
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ECMC Kidney Transplantation Program Awarded Grant

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a $1.2 million grant ($400,000/year for three years) to ECMC’s Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation and Kidney Care for social and behavioral interventions to increase solid organ and tissue donation.…
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An Interview With Linda Harris, MD, FACS

Past President of the Eastern Vascular Society discusses improving diversity in the field, updates in EVAR techniques and technology, and mentoring the next generation of vascular surgeons. Click here to read the interview with Linda Harris, MD, FACS View Dr. Harris’ profile by clicking here.  

World Experts at Central Plain Endovascular Conference

Dr. Maciej Dryjski was invited to speak at the World Experts at Central Plain Endovascular Conference (CPEC), in Zhengzhou, China, on July 27-29, 2018. “Our conference team has invited notable vascular surgery, aortic vascular surgery, interventional radiology specialists and cardiologists from Asia-Pacific, Europ, and the United States to come to share their expertise and experience.…
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Expert Panelist on Management of Giant Omphaloceles Webinar

  Dr. Carroll Harmon has been invited to sit as an expert panelist on a Pediatric Surgery webinar, titled “Management of Giant Omphaloceles.”  To learn more about the webinar or register to watch a recording of the webinar, please click here. Click here to view Dr. Harmon’s profile.

Pediatric Surgery Kaleida Health Medical Minute

Kaleida Health Medical Minute featuring David Rothstein MD, talking about Pediatric Surgery.  Both common conditions and complex conditions of pediatric surgery are discussed.  This group is the region’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, working out of Oishei’s Children Hospital and Conventus.

UBMD Physicians Group Participates in Buffalo JP Morgan Corporate Challenge

Kaleida Health, Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) as well as the UBMD Physicians Group joined together during the 38th annual Buffalo J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The event drew 14,145 runners and walkers from 391 companies with the Great Lakes Health team bringing more than 700 participants.

Summer Safety Kaleida Health Medical Minute

Kaleida Health Medical Minute featuring Dr. Bass talking about Summer fun and tips to stay away from Trauma situations with your family.