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Jefferson Family Medicine Center

1315 Jefferson Avenue
Program Code:  3099120C0
Buffalo, NY 14208
Residency Positions:  3 per year, 9 total
Inpatient Service Through Buffalo General Hospital

Jefferson Family Medicine Center

The Jefferson Family Medicine Center opened in November 2005 and is our newest residency site. This track of our residency program serving Buffalo's East Side neighborhoods has moved twice since it's inception Jeffersonas our first UB Family Medicine residency training site in 1969.

The center's staff is committed to providing comprehensive health care to the surrounding community of mostly low-income African-American families. This community based ambulatory facility has  thirteen examination rooms and one procedure room. This busy practice exposes residents to the full spectrum of urban health problems, with a particular focus on the health consequences of the medically Jeffersonunderserved.

A number of procedures are performed on site, including flexible sigmoidoscopy, colposcopy, cryotherapy, non-stress testing and minor surgery. An attending gastroenterologist does weekly GI consults and trains residents in flex-sig.
We have a strong quality-improvement focus and community focus. We are always striving to make ourselves better and we trust that you, as residents, will be instrumental in that process.

Vinod Patel, M.D., Medical Director
Jefferson Family Medicine Center

Buffalo General Hospital

Family Medicine residents in the Buffalo General Hospital System are always treated with a high level of respect. Subspecialty rounds are taught by cardiology, pulmonary, neurology, radiology, clinical pharmacy, psychiatry, gastroenterology and hospice.

Buffalo General Hospital Family Medicine Faculty and Staff
  • Donald Bartlett, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Science Faculty
  • Jeanette Figueroa, M.D.
  • Chester Fox, M.D.
  • Vinod Patel, M.D., Medical Director
  • Thomas Rosenthal, M.D.
  • Sandra Yale, D.O.





For more information on Residency Training at UB Family Medicine contact Pam Maconaghy
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