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FREE Liver Cancer Screening Event

UBMD, a member of Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative, invites you to attend the Free Liver Cancer Screening event tomorrow, June 11th, 2022. If you or a loved one is at risk or would like to be screened, we encourage you to contact us at 716-884-3000 to schedule an appointment. Our team of specialists are experts…
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Maciej Dryjski MD Earns Highest Honor in Medicine

Maciej Dryjski MD has been awarded the Gloria Medicinae Medal from the Polish Medical Society, the highest honor in medicine presented by his home country of Poland.  Dr. Dryjski is the Director of vascular and endovascular surgery at Kaleida Health, Vice Chairman of the Depart of Surgery with UBMD Surgery, and professor of surgery at…
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UBMD Surgery Specialties

Third Annual Women’s Vascular Summit

The Third Annual Women’s Vascular Summit is taking place at the University at Buffalo on May 13-14, 2022. The Women’s Vascular Summit is an annual meeting for medical professionals who treat vascular disease in women. The meeting will be located within the Jacobs Schools of Medicine. The Summit will lead discussions about vascular disease and…
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Schwaitzberg Named Distinguished Professor

Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg Named Distinguished Service Professor by SUNY Steven Schwaitzberg, MD was one of two UBMD physicians to receive the highest faculty rank by The State University of New York systems as a SUNY Distinguished Professor.  Dr. Schwaitzberg was named a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor receiving recognition for his international prominence and his distinguished…
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Dr. Aaron Epstein selected for Citizen Honors Service Act Honoree

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society has selected PGY 4 Dr. Aaron Epstein as the 2022 Citizen Honors Service Act Honoree for his commitment to providing medical relief to communities in conflict zones, austere environments, and disaster areas around the world. Dr. Epstein is a Resident Surgeon with UBMD Surgery within our General Surgery Residency…
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Dialysis is not your only treatment option

Have you been told you need dialysis? Dialysis is not your only treatment option. You can live long and enjoy a regular lifestyle with a kidney transplant. The best time to be seen at a kidney transplant center is when your doctor says you are close to needing dialysis. If you have a live donor,…
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WNY’s Largest Multispecialty Surgical Practice

UBMD Surgery is WNY’s largest multispecialty surgical practice providing unparalleled care specific to your needs.  From lifesaving emergent care to life-changing elective care. Emergency Care: Trauma Surgery Burn Surgery Critical Care Surgical Oncology Elective Care: General Surgery Vascular Surgery Colorectal Surgery Bariatric Surgery Thoracic Surgery Breast Surgery With a commitment to cutting-edge scientific knowledge and…
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Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg

Schwaitzberg Recognized as Army Veteran

In honor of Veteran’s Day, WIVB Channel 4 News featured Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg, Chairman of UBMD Surgery, for his service in the US Army. Dr. Schwaitzberg is a retired Army reservist.  Joining in 1987, part of his time in the service was spent in combat and other time was spent on humanitarian missions like road…
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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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