Edward Fine

Edward J. Fine

Edward J. Fine MD

UBMD Neurology


General Neurology; Neurology; Neuromuscular Disorders

Accepting new patients

Professional Summary:

Edward J. Fine, MD is Associate Professor of Neurology at State University at Buffalo. He is Board-Certified in Neurology with Extra Qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with neuromuscular disorders primarily and with epilepsy secondarily.
Dr. Fine was born in Cincinnati, OH. He graduated cum laude from the Ohio University as a President’s Scholar. He was a Roessler Scholar and a graduate of The Ohio State University Medical School. His internship (PGY I training) was at Albert Einstein Medical School, Bronx, NY in Medicine. His PGY II was in neuropathology. He served Active Duty in the US Navy Medical Corps where he rose from Lt-jg to Commander. He served as Medical Officer to Destroyer Squadron 12 at sea and in the Naval Hospital at Newport, RI.
He trained in Neurology at the Albany Medical Center in from 1970-2. He returned to Neuropathology as a Teaching Fellow at Brown University Medical School. Then he became Chief Resident in Neurology at the New Jersey University of Medicine and Dentistry in 1973.
He joined and served on the faculty of the Rutgers Medical School (now Robert Wood Johnson, Jr., School of Medicine) in 1973-1978. At Brigham and Women’s Hospitals and Harvard Medical School, he mastered Clinical Neurophysiology from 1978-1979. Then he returned to Rutgers serving as Director of Neurological Services at the Robert Wood Johnson, Jr. Institute of Rehabilitation from 1980-1983.
He joined the University at Buffalo in 1983. In 1993 and 1994 he received additional training in human physiology at the NIH-NINDS, Bethesda, MD.
Dr. Fine has written 130 peer reviewed articles, book chapters and abstracts. He has published articles related to peripheral neuropathy, vitamin B12 deficiency and motor control. Dr Fine has an academic interest in the history of the neurosciences, serving as President of the International Society of the History of the Neurosciences in 2004 and on the editorial board of the Journal of the History of the Neurosciences from 2003 to present and Chair of Section of History of Neurology, American Academy of Neurology.


General Neurology, Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders

Patients Treated:

Adolescents, Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Physician Gender:



UBMD Neurology at Conventus
1001 Main Street
4th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Office Hours: Thursday 10:00 - 3:00
Phone: (716) 932-6080
Contact: Kellie Rust
Accepting new patients

UBMD Neurology Pediatric and General Neurology Clinic
5851 Main St
Williamsville, New York 14221
Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 - 3:00
Phone: (716) 932-6080
Contact: Kellie Rust
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • NYS Medicaid
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • PA Medicaid
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Todays Options
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women‘s Hospitals (1979)
  • Residency, Neurology, New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry (1974)
  • Fellowship, Neuroscience & Neuropathology, Brown University and Miriam Hospital (1973)
  • Residency, Neurology, Albany Medical College (1972)
  • MD, The Ohio State University, School of Medicine (1966)

Military Experience:

  • Navy (1968-1969)
    Assistant Base Pathologist
  • Navy (1969-1970)
    Senior Medical Officer
  • Navy (1969-2001)
    U.S. Naval Medical Corps Reserves
  • Navy (1973-1976)
    Medical Officer & Training Officer
  • Navy (1976-1981)
    Executive Officer, 4th Marine Division
  • Navy (1978)
    Commander, US Naval Res Medical Corps

Awards and Honors:

  • H. Richard Tyler, MD, Award for Historical Research (2014)
  • Neurology on the Hill (2012)
  • Commendation Award for Excellence in Teaching (2008)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (2006)
  • Commendation for Teaching Excellence (1993)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Excellent Service (1993)

Innovations and Patents:

  • Goniometric Feedback Device and Method for Monitoring angles of Body Joints (1987)

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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