Raphael Blochle

Raphael Blochle

Raphael Blochle MD

UBMD Surgery


Surgery - Trauma; Surgery - Vascular


Professional Summary:

Clinical Assistant Professor and surgeon that joined the faculty at University at Buffalo in 2010. Completed medical school training in the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, completed general surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship in Buffalo. Board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery. Fluent in Spanish, German, Portuguese. Operates primarily out of the Erie County Medical Center. Completed his MBA from the University at Buffalo in 2022.


Surgery - Trauma, Surgery - Vascular

Additional Languages:

Fluent German, Fluent Portuguese, Fluent Spanish

Physician Gender:



UBMD Surgery
Erie County Medical Center
Department of Surgery
462 Grider Street
DK Miller Building, Third Floor
Buffalo, New York 14215
Office Hours: 8:30-4:30
Phone: (716) 898-5103
Fax: (716) 898-3194
Contact: Peggy Zawistowski

Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • NYS Medicaid
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • Workers Comp

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):

  • Kaleida Health - Millard Fillmore Suburban

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Surgery
  • Board Certification, American Board of Surgery-General Surgery
  • Certification, New York State
  • Certification, NYS

Education and Training:

  • MBA, business administration, University at Buffalo (2022)
  • Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • Residency, General Surgery, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • MD, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (2003)

Awards and Honors:

  • Dare To Soar Award (2019)
  • Nominee for Siegel Award for SUNY (2019)
  • SUNY Dept. of Surgery CP Chandra Outstanding Teaching Award (2017)
  • Surgical Chief Resident Teaching Award (2014)
  • Surgical Chief Resident Teaching Award (2013)
  • Outstanding Contributions s a Teacher in SUNY Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2012)
  • Medical Society of the County of Erie Fellow Award (2010)
  • House Staff Award in Excellence in Teaching (2008)
  • Worthington G. Shenk Resident Teacher of the Year Award (2008)

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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