Regina Makdissi MD, FACP, SFHM

Regina Makdissi

Regina Makdissi
MD, FACP, SFHM

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Internal Medicine

Contact Information
Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY 14215
rm49@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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Education and Training:

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2006)
  • MD, University of Aleppo (2000)

Employment:

  • Program Director - Internal Medicine Residency Program, University at Buffalo (2018-present)
  • Section Chief, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2010-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2006-present)
  • Associate Program Director, Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2008–2018)
  • ECRIP Research Fellow, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2014–2016)
  • Associate Director, Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2010–2013)
  • Research Associate, Diabetes and Endocrinology of Western NY, Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital (2003)

Awards and Honors:

  • Research Fellow, Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program 2014 - 2016 (2016)
  • Siegel Award (Honorable Mention) (2013)
  • White Coat Award (2011)
  • Royal College of Physician Educator Award (2009)
  • Dr. M. Carter Pannill Award (2008)
  • You Make the Difference Award (2007)
  • Frontline Clinician Development and Writing Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy
  • ACCP Evidence-Based Clincal Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of DVT 2009-2012

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • January 2014–December 2016
    Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program
    New York State Department of Public Health
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 2014–May 2016
    Biomarkers Prediction of Important Healthcare Outcomes in Patients with Alcohol-Related Hospitalization
    Research for Health in Erie County
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $37,000

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Professional Memberships:

  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2013–present)
  • American College of Physicians Fellow (2011–present)
  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2006–present)
  • American Medical Association (2003–2006)
  • Syrian Medical Association (2000–present)

Presentations:

  • "CAPSTONE" Medical Student Lectures (2017)
  • "Wellness Housestaff" Society of Hospital Medicine 2017 (2017)
  • "Faculty Development Series: You Want Me to Teach What?" Department of Medicine City-Wide Grand Rounds (2016)
  • "PBL Facilitator" Small Group Sessions 3rd Year Curriculum (2016)
  • "Alcohol Biomarkers" Society of Hospital Medicine 2016 (2016)
  • "Alcohol Biomarkers" Department of Medicine Research Day 2016 (2016)
  • "DKA" CDC Lecture Series (2015)
  • "A Rare Case of Mixed Warm and Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA) - Complete Recovery with Steroid Therapy" Department of Medicine Research Day (2015)
  • "Can Laboratory Testing be Used to Determine Severity in Sickle Cell Crisis" Department of Medicine Research Day 2015 (2015)
  • "Impact of Obesity on Mortality in Alcoholic Hepatitis" Department of Medicine Research Day 2015 (2015)
  • "A 38-Year Old Male with Non-Healing Lower Extremity Ulcers" Department of Medicine City-Wide Grand Rounds, Clinical Pathologic Conference (2014)
  • "Approach to Abdominal Pain" (2014)
  • "Approach to Abnormal Labs" (2014)
  • "Hyperglycemic Emergencies" CDC Lecture Series (2013)
  • "DVT Guidelines What‘s New" ECMC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2013)
  • "Medicine ER Debate" ECMC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2013)
  • "Approach to DKA 2013" Residents Lecture Series (2013)
  • "Multi Specialty Grand Rounds-Neurology/Renal/Internal Medicine" ECMC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2012)
  • "Innovative Approach to Inpatient Rounds" Department of Medicine City-Wide Grand Rounds (2011)
  • "Cases from the Inpatient Wards" Buffalo General Hospital Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2011)
  • "Hospital Medicine Updates" ECMC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2011)
  • "4th Annual Dr. Rakesh Bidani DVT Educational Symposium" Dr. Rakesh Bidani DVT Educational Symposium (2009)
  • "Cases from the Inpatient Wards" ECMC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2009)
  • "Cases from the Inpatient Wards" ECMC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2008)
  • "3rd Annual Dr. Rakesh Bidani DVT Educational Symposium" Dr. Rakesh Bidani DVT Educational Symposium (2008)
  • "Update in Vaccinations: A Case-Based Discussion" Ambulatory Education Half Day (2007)
  • "Health Maintenance and Vaccinations for Primary Care" Ambulatory Education Half Day (2007)
  • "Acid Base Disorders, MedicoLegal, Patient with Disability Cases 2009 - Present" Medical Student Lectures/CPM Small Group Sessions
  • "Approach to Abnormal Labs 2013 - Present" Residents Lecture Series
  • "Approach to Shortness of Breath 2011-2013" Residents Lecture Series
  • "CAP Core Lecture Series 2006-2011" Residents Lecture Series
  • "DKA Core Lecture Series 2012 - Present" Residents Lecture Series
  • "Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009 - 2012" Monthly Lecture/3rd Year Medical Students/Outpatient Medicine Rotation
  • "Skin Manifestations in Systemic Diseases 2008-2012" Residents Lecture Series
  • "VTE Core Lecture Series 2010-2012" Residents Lecture Series
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Service Activities:

  • Abstract Submissions to Society of General Internal Medicine Meeting Reviewer; Peer Reviewer (2014–present)
  • Journal of General Internal Medicine Peer Reviewer; Peer Reviewer (2014–present)
  • McMaster Online Rating for Evidence (MORE) Clinical Relevance Online Rating System; Peer Reviewer (2014–present)
  • GLH Radio Medical Discussions/Health Topics; Regular guest on GLH radio shows discussing various medical and health topics; Guest Member
  • Summer Youth Program; Volunteer

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Contact Information

Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY 14215
rm49@buffalo.edu

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