Sucharita Paul

Sucharita Paul

Sucharita Paul MD

UBMD Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


Professional Summary:

Sucharita Paul is an experienced emergency physician who has made community service, disease prevention, and public health education the center of her career and a focus of her volunteer work. She has practiced in clinical and academic settings for over 20 years and is currently an attending physician and assistant clinical professor at Buffalo General Hospital ED. She has been involved in several public health initiatives and is currently leading efforts to identify and advocate for vulnerable older adult patients in emergency departments in western New York. She also trains emergency medicine residents in exploring areas of public health including global medicine, addiction and the opiate crisis, gun violence, health disparities and social inequities in medicine. She has earned an MPH from the University of Buffalo. Her interest in serving disadvantaged and low-resource communities has led her to become involved in international emergency medicine work in both Vietnam and India.

Dr. Paul’s previous and current board service includes: COVID-19 Working Group of Western New York, UBMD Emergency Medicine, UBMD Emergency Medicine Women Physicians Consortium (coordinator), the Carole Fenton Memorial Fund (founding member), and the City of Buffalo Emergency Medical Services Board.

When she is not saving lives and stamping out disease you can find her singing in the community chorus, trying to keep up with her 100 year old house and exploring Buffalo's many restaurants, cultural events and art venues.


Emergency Medicine

Physician Gender:


Education and Training:

  • Certificate, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (2023)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, State Universily of New York at Buffalo (1998)
  • MD, State University of New York at Brooklyn (1995)
  • MS, University of Rochester (1989)
  • BS, State University of New York at Buffalo (1987)
  • Certificate, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • PCSS MAT Training for medication assisted treatment of Buprenorphine, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)
  • MPH, University at Buffalo
  • United Way Board of Leadership Training, United Way of Buffalo and Erie County
  • WREMAC EMS Base Station Refresher Course
  • DATA 2000 waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine for treatment of opioid addiction, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Stroke certification, American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA)
  • CITI Program Research, Ethics, and Compliance Training, University at Buffalo

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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