Torsten Behrens

Torsten Behrens

Torsten Behrens MD, FACEP

UBMD Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


Professional Summary:

Dr. Behrens is an associate professor for the Department of Emergency Medicine. He serves as the Chief of Emergency Medicine at the Buffalo VA Medical Center. Originally from Germany, he has been calling the Buffalo area home since 1999. He graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and completed Residency in Emergency Medicine at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. Dr. Behrens also serves as the Medical Director for the Physician Assistant program at Daemen University. Dr. Behrens is the Emergency Medicine Lead and a Team Physician for the Buffalo Sabres Hockey Team of the NHL.


Emergency Medicine

Additional Languages:

Fluent German, Intermediate Latin

Physician Gender:


Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)

Education and Training:

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Department of Emergency Medicine (2012)
  • MD, SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine (2009)
  • BA, Physical/Medical Anthropology, SUNY at Buffalo, Magna Cum Laude (2005)

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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