Michael Manka, Jr.

Michael A. Manka, Jr.

Michael A. Manka, Jr. MD

UBMD Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


Professional Summary:

Dr. Manka currently serves as the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Erie County Medical Center. He is a residency trained, board certified Emergency Physician, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Along with overseeing the emergency department at Erie County Medical Center, he has been a member of the SUNY at Buffalo medical admissions committee and serves as an oral board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Manka’s research interests are focused on the assessment of trauma patients using ultrasonography as well as emergency medicine administrative issues such as quality improvement, patient flow, and patient satisfaction.


Emergency Medicine

Physician Gender:


Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):

  • Erie County Medical Center

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine

Education and Training:

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (1999)
  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo, Summa Cum Laude (1996)
  • BS, University of Michigan, Magna Cum Laude (1992)

Awards and Honors:

  • Erie County Medical Center Lifeline Foundation 2013 Springfest Distinguished Physician Honoree (2013)
  • Erie County Medical Center Lifeline Foundation 2012 Run for Heroes Physician Honoree (2012)
  • Specialty Teaching Award, Family Medicine Residency Program, SUNY at Buffalo (2009)
  • Seigel Award for Excellence in Teaching (2003)
  • Seigel Award for Excellence in Teaching (2001)
  • Teaching Attending of the Year (2000)
  • SAEM Medical Student Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine (1996)

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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