Christian DeFazio

Christian R. DeFazio

Christian R. DeFazio MD

UBMD Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


Professional Summary:

Dr. DeFazio worked extensively as a community emergency physician prior to becoming a member of the teaching faculty affiliated with the emergency medicine residency here in Buffalo in 2000. He served as the Assistant Clinical Director of the Emergency Department at Buffalo General Hospital as well as the department Quality Improvement Coordinator until becoming the Residency Director in 2008. His primary interest lies in the education of emergency medicine residents.


Emergency Medicine

Physician Gender:


Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1998, 2008

Education and Training:

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, University of Illinois at Chicago (1997)
  • Chief Resident, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Level 1 Trauma Center Affiliate of University of Illinois at Chicago Emergency Medicine Residency Program (1997)
  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine, Cum Laude (1994)
  • BA, Psychology, Princeton University, Cum Laude (1990)
  • Board Certified, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Awards and Honors:

  • Program Director Award of Excellence (2021)
  • Attending of the Year, University at Buffalo Emergency Medicine Residency (2002)
  • Attending of the Year, University at Buffalo Emergency Medicine Residency (2001)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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