Experience, quality and outcomes matter.
UBMD Surgery consists of a large team of expert, highly qualified academic surgeons dedicated to outstanding care for patients of all ages.
Our certified and fellowship-trained surgeons see patients outpatient locations throughout Western New York and at Buffalo General Medical Center, Erie County Medical Center, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Oishei Children’s Hospital, the Buffalo VA Medical Center and within the Catholic Health System.
Our surgeons offer a wide range of services.
Our team at UBMD Surgery provides advanced laparoscopic care with the largest team of laparoscopic fellowship-trained bariatric surgeons in Western New York.
UBMD Surgery is the only comprehensive center in WNY to offer advanced laparoscopic general surgery, anti-reflux surgery, bariatric surgery and robotic bariatric surgeries.
For bariatric treatment options, our team of surgeons conduct gastric balloon, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy surgeries.
With board-certified breast surgeons, the team at UBMD Surgery provides care and surgical management for both malignant and benign breast disease.
Procedures and surgeries we provide, include:
UBMD Surgery provides burn care at Erie County Medical Center.
Our burn surgeons are specially trained to work with and care for severe burn wounds. Acute burn care occurs immediately after the injury and is delivered by a team of trauma surgeons that specialize in burn care.
Patients with serious burn injuries undergo debridement, a surgical procedure that involves cleaning the burn area and removing dead skin cells and vascularized bone, before any other surgeries are considered.
Our Burn Surgery team works with those affected to ensure they receive the care needed to heal properly and successfully.
The UBMD Surgery Division of Colorectal Surgery specializes in colorectal surgery (Colon and Rectal), including gastrointestinal general surgery. Our team offers a variety of surgery types, including laparoscopic, robotic and open surgery.
Our UBMD surgeons perform various colorectal procedures and treat various conditions, including:
We provide colorectal care out of our northtowns office in Amherst, the Buffalo Surgery Center, Buffalo General Medical Center and Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.
Endovascular surgery is part of our Division of Vascular Surgery.
What is endovascular surgery?
Endovascular surgery is a less invasive surgical approach to treating certain types of vascular disease.
UBMD Surgery has a large division of General Surgery which is home to specialists with a wide variety of backgrounds and areas of focus. This diversity makes us better prepared to care for your unique needs.
A general surgeon is a specialist who is trained to manage a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body that may relate to the head and neck, breast, skin and soft tissues, abdominal wall, extremities and the gastrointestinal, vascular, and endocrine systems.
General surgeons treat a variety of conditions, which includes crossover to some divisions within UBMD Surgery.
Some conditions general surgeons treat, include:
We provide general surgery care at Buffalo General Medical Center, Erie County Medical Center, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Wyoming County Community Hospital and Buffalo VA Medical Center.
Many of our general surgeons are also trained trauma surgeons, working at Western New York's Level 1 Trauma Center at Erie County Medical Center.
Hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) surgery involves the surgical treatment for benign and malignant diseases of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts.
Conditions treated may include:
UBMD Surgery's Division of General Surgery provides Hepato-pancreato-biliary treatment and intervention, including minimally invasive procedures when appropriate.
Our surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and have completed two-year fellowships in Pediatric Surgery, making them prepared to provide the highest quality of care for the surgical needs of the children of Western New York and the surrounding regions.
UBMD Surgery provides pediatric surgery care at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH), which is the Western New York region’s only free-standing children’s hospital that provides 24/7 access to pediatric surgical sub-specialists.
When emergency surgery is needed, trust UBMD Surgery’s expertise and excellence in emergency situations to provide the needed surgical critical care. Our surgical critical care team is on-staff at Buffalo General Medical Center, Erie County Medical Center and Millard Fillmore Surburban Hospital.
Our critical care surgeons work to provide life-saving care to our patients. Our team uses the latest technology and resources to provide the surgical critical care our community needs.
Surgical oncologists play a critical role in diagnosing and treating cancer. UBMD Surgery's surgical oncologists are part of the Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative, which, together with 11 other local institutions, provide unified and compassionate care to help you through your cancer care journey.
For cancer diagnosis, UBMD surgeons are the local specialists who perform biopsies by removing and examining tissue samples. Biopsies are the only way to confirm a cancer diagnosis.
For cancer treatment, if appropriate for surgical intervention, UBMD surgeons would surgically remove the cancerous tumor(s) or affected tissue.
If a biopsy determines the tumor or tissue sample to be benign, our surgeons can also remove those if medically recommended.
Our team provides compassionate care, understanding your situation and providing the most positive outcomes, comfortably and conveniently.
Thoracic surgery refers to operations that involve the chest, including the heart, lungs, esophagus and trachea. Examples of thoracic surgery include coronary artery bypass surgery and tumor removal.
Our thoracic surgery team effectively diagnoses, treats and coordinates care at all stages of the disease process.
Conditions treated in thoracic surgery include:
UBMD Surgery physicians leading the Transplant Surgery Program at Erie County Medical Center delivers kidney transplant and pancreas transplant care at the highest level. Our vision is to provide equitable and timely transplantation to every eligible person at our center with the best-matched organ available and to enhance patient experience at each step of the transplant journey.
UBMD Surgery’s transplant surgeons are researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, working to reimagine solutions for issues facing organ transplant programs nationally, and our team progressively implements interventions that translate research into practice.
UBMD Surgery’s trauma surgeons are part of Western New York's only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center team at the Erie County Medical Center.
Our team of surgeons have the expertise to provide life-saving care to our patients, including major surgeries and complex procedures that may be needed during an emergency situation.
Our team of vascular surgeons are trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of vascular related disease and conditions.
Treatment and intervention is tailored specifically to the each individual we treat and their needs. Treatments options may include medication, new minimally invasive procedures, open repairs and/or hybrid options, which combine the minimally invasive and open repair techniques.
The UBMD Vascular Lab provides a broad range of non-invasive vascular diagnostic services, using ultrasound imaging, doppler blood flow evaluation and physiologic testing.
Early detection and treatment of the peripheral arterial disease may prevent loss of limbs or strokes.
Specializing in Noninvasive Vascular Exams:
The UBMD Vascular Lab (previously known as the University Vascular Laboratory) has four convenient locations for your vascular testing needs: Buffalo General Medical Center, Conventus, Erie County Medical Center and the Northtowns UBMD Surgery office, just around the corner from Millard Fillmore Suburban.
UBMD Surgery's Vascular Lab is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in all major areas of testing offered, including peripheral arterial, venous, carotid and abdominal vascular testing. The Lab has maintained that accreditation for over 20 years.
UBMD Surgery’s team of wound care physicians provides surgical procedures and interventions at Erie County Medical Center.
Wounds that do not heal properly within 30 days is considered a chronic wound that may require more specialized care intervention.
Chronic and non-healing wounds are associated with a number of conditions, including:
Non-healing wounds should be treated to reduce complications, as they could lead to a lower quality of life due to restricted movements and/or amputations.
Our surgeons play a major role in:
1150 Youngs Rd. Suite 108
Williamsville, NY 14221
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
2816 Pleasant Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14085
2450 Elmwood Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217
Niagara County Office
10175 Niagara Falls Blvd, Suite 1
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Buffalo General Medical Center (BGMC)
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Suite D3 (located within the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery)
Erie County Medical Center (ECMC)
462 Grider St.
Buffalo, NY 14215
ECMC Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine
ECMC Outpatient Surgical Services
ECMC Surgical Services Suite
30 North Union Road, Suite 104
Williamsville, NY 14221
Veterans Administration Medical Center (VA)
3495 Bailey Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14214
Discrimination is Against the Law
UBMD Surgery complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
UBMD Surgery does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
If you need these services, contact Elaine Guyton
If you believe that UBMD Surgery has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:
Civil Rights Coordinator
462 Grider Street, DK Miller Bldg 3rd Floor Buffalo, NY,
You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, [Elaine Guyton, Civil Rights Coordinator] is available to help you.
You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html
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