Gregory Cherr MD

Gregory Cherr

Gregory Cherr
MD

Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for GME

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Surgery - Endovascular; Surgery - Vascular

Contact Information
Buffalo General Medical Center
Department of Vascular Surgery B-7
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 859-2810
Fax: (716) 859-4580
gcherr@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
  • BA, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
  • Internship, New England Medical Center, Boston
  • Residency, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Pathobiology of Vascular Disease Program, Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem
  • Fellowship, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem

Employment:

  • Associate Professor with Tenure, Surgery, University at Buffalo (2002-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Surgery, The State University of NY at Buffalo (2002-present)
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (1999–2001)

Awards and Honors:

  • Graduate Medical Education Leadership Fellowship, AAMC Group on Resident Affairs (2018)
  • Leadership Education and Development Fellowship, American Association of Medical Colleges (2017)
  • Gold Humanism Professor Competition, Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2011)
  • University at Buffalo Primary Medicine Master Educator Program (2011)
  • American College of Surgeons Australia/New Zealand Traveling Fellowship Award (2011)
  • University at Buffalo Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Award (2010)
  • American College of Surgeons Australia/New Zealand Traveling Fellowship Award (2010)
  • Surgical Education Research Fellowship, (2009)
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (2008)
  • Royal College of Physicians Educators Program (2008)
  • University at Buffalo Medical Leadership Academy (2007)
  • Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting (2006)
  • American College of Surgeons Health Policy Scholarship (2005)
  • University at Buffalo Geriatrics Center of Excellence Award for Evidence Based Medicine (2004)
  • First prize, Residents and Fellows Research Day, Division of Surgical Sciences. (2000)
  • theta Chi Foundation Scholar, Tufts University School of Medicine (1992)
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, University of Virginia (1987)
  • Echols Scholar, University of Virginia (1987)
  • Eastman Kodak National Merit Scholar (1987)
  • Intermediate Honors, University of Virginia (1985)

Research Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm repair: Open and Endovascular
  • Arteriovenous Access for Dialysis
  • Complex aortic and mesentric arterial repair
  • Endovascular AAA Repair
  • Medical Education
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease: Open, endovascular and medical management
  • Renal Artery Disease: Open and Endovascular treatment

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • January 2009–January 2010
    Clinical Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of FS VH S/D 500 S-apr for Hemostasis in Subjects Undergoing Vascular Surgery
    Baxter Healthcare Industry
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • July 2006–June 2008
    Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholars Award
    American Geriatrics Society
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $200,000
  • September 2003–August 2007
    UB Geriatric Center of Excellence
    Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Grant
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,999,200
  • October 2004–September 2005
    Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Grant for Evidence Based Medicine
    Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $10,000
  • July 1999–June 2001
    Pathobiology of Vascular Disease Program
    NIH
    Role: Co-Investigator

Journal Articles:

  • O‘Brien-Irr, M., Harris LM, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G, Rivero M, Noor, S., Curl, GR, Dryjski ML. Factors that Impact Cost and Clinical Outcomes of Endovascular Aortic Repair for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.. J Vasc Surg. 2017; 65.
  • Kurenov, S., Cendan, J., Dindar, S., Attwood KM, Hassett JM, Nawotniak, R., Cherr G, Cance W, Peters, J.. Surgeon-Authored Virtual Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Module is Judged Effective and Preferred Over Traditional Teaching Tools. Surg Innov. 2017; 1.
  • Moscato, V., O'Brien-Irr, M, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G, Harris LM. Clinical Feasibility And Financial Impact Of Same Day Discharge In Patients Undergoing Endovascular Aortic Repair For Elective Infra-abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.. J Vasc Surg. 2015; 62.
  • Satchidanand N, Fox CH, Brunton, K., Freudenheim JL, Hassett JM, Naughton BJ, Cherr G. Exploring Predictors of Walking Ability Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults.. Aging Health. 2013; 9.
  • Dave, R., Sanghera, SS., Cherr G, Wilkinson N. Common hepatic artery revascularization using splenic artery bypass after en bloc resection of the celiac axis.. Surgery. 2013; 154(5).
  • Ramanathan, AK, Nader ND, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G, Curl, GR, Kuritzky, AS, Harris LM. Retrospective Review of Basilic and Cephalic-vein Based Fistulas. Vascular. 2011; 19.
  • Freiburg, C., James, T., Moalem, J., Takamura, A., Cherr G. Strategies to accommodate resident work hour restrictions: Impact on surgical education.. J Surg Educ.. 2011; 68.
  • Boden WE, Cherr GS, Eagle KA, Cannon CP, Califf RM, Hirsch AT, Alberts MJ, Criqui M, Creager MA, Massaro JM, D'Agostino RB, Steg PG, Bhatt DL, Cherr G. Prior cardiovascular interventions are not associated with worsened clinical outcomes in patients with symptomatic atherothrombosis. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2010; 9(3).
  • Maru S, Dosluoglu H, Dryjski M, Cherr G, Curl GR, Harris LM. Thoracic outlet syndrome in children and young adults. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2009; 38(5).
  • Moalem J, Salzman P, Ruan DT, Cherr GS, Freiburg CB, Farkas RL, Brewster L, James TA, Cherr G. Should all duty hours be the same? Results of a national survey of surgical trainees. J Am Coll Surg. 2009; 209(1).
  • Cherr GS, Moalem J, Dayton MT, James TA, Michael JS, Hassett JM, Cherr G. Young surgeons‘ attitudes regarding surgery and professional organizations. Am J Surg. 2009; 198(1).
  • Powell AC, Casey K, Liewehr DJ, Hayanga A, James TA, Cherr GS, Cherr G. Results of a national survey of surgical resident interest in international experience, electives, and volunteerism. J Am Coll Surg. 2009; 208(2).
  • Blochle R, Lall P, Cherr GS, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Hsu HK, Dosluoglu HH. Management of patients with concomitant lung cancer and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Am J Surg. 2008; 196(5).
  • Cherr GS, Zimmerman PM, Wang J, Dosluoglu HH. Patients with depression are at increased risk for secondary cardiovascular events after lower extremity revascularization. J Gen Intern Med. 2008; 23(5).
  • Dosluoglu HH, Harris LM, Cherr GS. Recanalization of concomitant iliac artery and common femoral artery occlusions using an antegrade hybrid (open/endovascular) approach. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2007; 41(2).
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. Total percutaneous endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms using Perclose ProGlide closure devices. J Endovasc Ther. 2007; 14(2).
  • Dosluoglu HH, O‘Brien-Irr MS, Lukan J, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Cherr GS. Does preferential use of endovascular interventions by vascular surgeons improve limb salvage, control of symptoms, and survival of patients with critical limb ischemia? Am J Surg. 2006; 192(5).
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS. Pre-arteriotomy guidewire access (PAGA): a crucial maneuver for securing inflow and/or outflow in patients with bulky iliofemoral occlusive disease undergoing combined (open/endovascular) procedures. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2006; 32(1).
  • Cherr GS, Cherr G. Acute care surgery: enhancing outcomes or fragmenting care? Bull Am Coll Surg. 2006; 91(7).
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G. Pre-arteriotomy guidewire access (PAGA): A crucial maneuver for securing inflow and/or outflow in patients with bulky iliofemoral occlusive disease undergoing combined (open/endovascular) procedures.. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2006; 32.
  • Underwood, W., Boyd, AJ, Fletcher, KE, Lypson, ML, Cherr G. Viewpoints from generation X: a survey of candidate and associate viewpoints on resident duty-hour regulations. Amer Col Surg. 2005; 42.
  • Lukish, J., Cruess, D., Cherr G. Personal satisfaction and mentorship are critical factors for today's resident surgeons to seek surgical training.. Amer Surg. 2005; 71.
  • Raghavendran K, Cherr G, Ford, P.F., Burkard P, Bell-Thompson, J.. Successful Management of concomitant aortoesophageal and aortotracheal fistulae secondary to thoracic aortic aneurism : case report and review of literature.. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2005; 42.
  • Winslow ER, Katranji A, Cherr GS, Cherr G. Surgical residents: are they students or employees? Bull Am Coll Surg. 2004; 89(7).
  • Zhang, W., Kulaylat MN, Anain, P, Dosluoglu HH, Harris LM, Cherr G, Dayton MT, Dryjski ML. Emboliztion as a cause of bowel ischemia after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2004; 40.
  • Edwards MS, Hansen KJ, Craven TE, Cherr GS, Bleyer AJ, Burke GL, Dean RH, Cherr G. Relationships between renovascular disease, blood pressure, and renal function in the elderly: a population-based study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003; 41(5).
  • Edwards, MS, Hansen, KJ, Craven, TE, Cherr G, Bleyer, AJ, Burke, GL, Dean, RH. Relationahips between renovascular disease, blood pressure, and renal function in the elderly. A population-based study. Am J Kidney. 2003; 41.
  • Edwards MS, Cherr GS, Craven TE, Olsen AW, Plonk GW, Geary RL, Ligush JL, Hansen KJ. Acute Occlusive Mesenteric Ischemia: Surgical Management and Outcomes.. Ann Vasc Surg. 2003.
  • Cherr GS, Cherr G. The origins of regulated resident work hours: New York and beyond. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2002; 87(11).
  • Ligush J, Pearce JD, Edwards MS, Eskridge MR, Cherr GS, Plonk GW, Hansen KJ. Analysis of medical risk factors and outcomes in patients undergoing open versus endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.. J Vasc Surg. 2002; 36(3).
  • Hansen KJ, Edwards MS, Craven TE, Cherr GS, Jackson SA, Appel RG, Burke GL, Dean RH. Prevalence of renovascular disease in the elderly: a population-based study.. J Vasc Surg. 2002; 36(3).
  • Hansen KJ, Cherr GS, Dean RH. Dialysis-free survival after surgical repair of ischemic nephropathy.. Cardiovasc Surg. 2002; 10(4).
  • Cherr GS, Hansen KJ, Craven TE, Edwards MS, Ligush J, Levy PJ, Freedman BI, Dean RH. Surgical management of atherosclerotic renovascular disease.. J Vasc Surg. 2002; 35(2).
  • Cherr GS, Edwards MS, Craven TE, Levy PJ, Ligush J, Geary RL, Plonk GW, Hansen KJ. Survival of young patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.. J Vasc Surg. 2002; 35(1).
  • Cherr GS, Motew SJ, Travis JA, Fingerle J, Fisher L, Brandl M, Williams JK, Geary RL. Metalloproteinase inhibition and the response to angioplasty and stenting in atherosclerotic primates.. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2002; 22(1).
  • Ligush, J., Pearch, JD, Edwards, MS, Eskridge, MR, Cherr G, Hansen, KJ. Analysis of medical risk factors and outcomes in patients undergoing open versus endovascular AAA repair.. Journal Vasc Surg. 2002; 36.
  • Cherr GS, Hansen KJ. Renal complications with aortic surgery.. Semin Vasc Surg. 2001; 14(4).
  • Cherr GS, Travis JA, Ligush J, Plonk G, Hansen KJ, Braden G, Geary RL. Infection is an unusual but serious complication of a femoral artery catheterization site closure device.. Ann Vasc Surg. 2001; 15(5).
  • Cherr GS, Hall C, Pineau BC, Waters GS. Rectourethral fistula and massive rectal bleeding from iodine-125 prostate brachytherapy: a case report.. Am Surg. 2001; 67(2).
  • Cherr G, C. Hall, BC Pineau, GS Waters. Recto-urethral fistula and massive rectal bleeding from I-125 prostate brachytherapy: A case report.. Amer. Surg. 2001; 67.
  • Hunt JP, Cherr GS, Hunter C, Wright MJ, Wang YZ, Steeb G, Buechter KJ, Meyer AA, Baker CC, Cherr G. Accuracy of administrative data in trauma: splenic injuries as an example. J Trauma. 2000; 49(4).
  • Cherr GS, Meredith JW, Chang M. Herpes simplex virus pneumonia in trauma patients.. J Trauma. 2000; 49(3).
  • Hansen KJ, Cherr GS, Craven TE, Motew SJ, Travis JA, Wong JM, Levy PJ, Freedman BI, Ligush J, Dean RH. Management of ischemic nephropathy: dialysis-free survival after surgical repair.. J Vasc Surg. 2000; 32(3).
  • Motew SJ, Cherr GS, Craven TE, Travis JA, Wong JM, Reavis SW, Hansen KJ. Renal duplex sonography: main renal artery versus hilar analysis.. J Vasc Surg. 2000; 32(3).
  • Motew, SJ, Cherr G, Travis, JE, Craven, TE, Reavis, SW, Hansen, KW. Renal artery duplex: Main renal artery vs. hilar analysis. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2000; 32.
  • Cherr G, Lawrence, KR, Nasraway, SA. Thrombolytic therapy to treat massive thromboembolism early after craniotomy can be safely performed.. Journal Appl Therap Res.. 1998; 02.
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Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:


Professional Memberships:

  • Association of Program Directors in Surgery (2010–present)
  • Society of University Surgeons (2010–present)
  • Gold Humanism Society (2009–present)
  • Central Surgical Association (2009–present)
  • Gross Medical Society (2009–present)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (2007–present)
  • American Geriatric Society (2006–present)
  • Eastern Vascular Society (2005–present)
  • Society for Vascular Surgery (2005–present)
  • Association for Academic Surgery (2004–present)
  • Association for Surgical Education (2004–present)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society (2003–present)
  • Bowman Gray Surgical Society (1999–present)
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Presentations:

  • "Using Quality Improvement Tools to Improve Your Residency Progra" Chief Resident Conference, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • "Engagement in Residency: Meta-narrative literature review." ARnold P. Gold Foundation Mapping the Landscape Research Symposium (2018)
  • "Creating a Resident/Fellow Quality Improvement Council" AAMC Continuum Connections Meeting (2018)
  • "Supporting International Medical Graduate in Graduate Medical Education during challenging times: ECFMG, Institutional and Program Perspectives." AAMC Continuum Connection Meeting (2018)
  • "Dealing with Resistant Faculty Members and Program Directors." Training Program Administrators Annual Meeting, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • "The Art and Science of Feedback." Department of Neurology Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo Department of Neurology (2018)
  • "Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback" Department of Medicine City-Wide Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo Department of Medicine (2017)
  • "Improving your training program-Quality improvement tools to improve education." Chief Resident Conference, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Renovascular Disease-Diagnosis and Management." . Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo, Division of Vascular Surgery (2017)
  • "Evaluation of the hypercoagulable patient." Kaleida Health Cardiovascular Symposium, Gates Vascular Institute/ (2016)
  • "Results of an International Collaborative Medical Educator Faculty Development Program." International Conference on Resident Education, (2016)
  • "Role of Ultrasound Evaluation After Surgery for Hemodialysis Access." Vascular Laboratory Conference, University at Buffalo, Division of Vascular Surgery (2016)
  • "Improving handoffs using quality improvement tools." Incoming Intern Orientation Conference, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Sign-out, handoffs and team communications: Integrating quality improvement tools for better performance." Incoming Intern Orientation Conference, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Sign-out, Handoffs, and Teamwork Communication Skills: Methods to Improve Transitions of Care." Incoming intern orientation conference, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Using QI processes to improve educational program performance." Chief Resident Conference, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Medical Management of the PAD patient." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2016)
  • "Teaching and Learning: Promoting a Culture of Learning and Growth." Chief Resident Conference, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Aortic Aneurysms: Atypical Presentations and Unusual Etiologies." Vascular Surgery Conference (2015)
  • "Methods to Develop an Educational Research Project." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program,, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Can We Engage our Patients and Families for Better Outcomes? Central Venous Access as an Example." Kaleida Health Cardiovascular Symposium,, Gates Vascular Institute (2015)
  • "Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Renal Arterial Disease." Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo, Division of Vascular Surgery (2015)
  • "Giving Effective Feedback to Your Trainees" Chief Resident Orientation Conference,, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Patient Safety-Tips for Effective Handoffs." Incoming Intern Orientation Conference, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Update on General Surgery Training" Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Tips to Develop a Successful Educational Research Proposal." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program, University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Central Venous Access Device Home Management-Preparing your Patients and Families to Become Home Infusion Therapists" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2014)
  • "Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Renovascular Disease." Kaleida Health Cardiovascular Symposium, Gates Vascular Institute (2014)
  • "Journal Club: How to Present, How to Prepare." Residency Core Lecture series, University at Buffalo Department of Surgery (2014)
  • "Teaching on the Run." Graduate Medical Education Incoming Intern Week Core Curriculum, University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Tips for Effective Presentations." Residency Core Lecture series, University at Buffalo Department of Surgery (2014)
  • "Systems for Patient Safety." Graduate Medical Education Incoming Intern Week Core Curriculum, University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Update in General Surgery Education." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Update in General Surgery Education." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Renovascular Disease." Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2014)
  • "Developing an Educational Research Proposal." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program, University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Role of Non-Invasive Studies for Diabetic Patients" Western New York Vascular Symposium (2013)
  • "Teaching on the Run." Residency Core Lecture series, University at Buffalo Department of Surgery (2013)
  • "Bring your A-Game: Methods to improve physician performance." Erie County Medical Center Medical Staff Meeting, (2013)
  • "What’s New in General Surgery Education: Update on the General Surgery Program." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "“E-Learning, WISE-MD and the Surgery Clerkship”“Incorporating Electronic Learning into the Surgery Clerkship: Role for WISE-MD Educational Program”." Association for Surgical Education Panel, Association for Surgical Education Meeting (2013)
  • "Building a better team: Methods to enhance team communication, collaboration and contribution." Graduate Medical Education Office Core Curriculum Master Session, University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Embolism." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds,, University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Leadership Skills from Wards to the Boardroom: How to Resolve Conflicts Successfully." University at Buffalo Medical Student Intercession (2013)
  • "Methods to Improve Clinical Teaching and Learning." Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Advances in Surgical Care During Wartime: What We’ve Learned Since the Civil War." History Department Symposium “Civil War Medicine: Myths and Realities, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Developing an Educational Research Proposal." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Developing an Educational Research Proposal." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Methods to promote effective dialysis access creation and maintenance." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2012)
  • "Physician Culture and Effective Communication: Personal Contributions to Effective Teamwork and Medical Care." Erie County Medical Center Annual Staff Meeting (2012)
  • "Team Management Skills" Department of Surgery Residency Core Lecture series, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Carotid Artery Disease." Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Embolism." Vascular Laboratory Conference, University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2012)
  • "More Than Meets the Eye." Schwartz Center Rounds, Buffalo General Medical Center (2012)
  • "Update on the diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease." Family Medicine Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Creating change without conflict: Tips for stress-free implementation." Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Annual Meeting (2012)
  • "Teaching teamwork-Tools to train the trainer" Association of Program Directors Meeting (2012)
  • "Teamwork Tools to Enhance Systems-Based Practice." GME office Core Curriculum Master Session, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Results of a teamwork/leadership curriculum for third-year medical students." Society for University Surgeons Meeting (2012)
  • "Alternative Training Programs for Surgical Trainees: Vascular Surgery Fellowship or Integrated Residency." American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress, Medical Student Program (2012)
  • "Diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease." Division of Cardiolog Teaching Conference, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Medical management of the patient with peripheral arterial disease" Western New York Vascular Symposium (2011)
  • "Teaching teamwork-Tools to train the trainer. Creation and Maintenance of High Performance teams in surgery: An educational and operational strategy." American Colleg of Surgeons Post-Graduate Session, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2011)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Mesenteric Arterial Disease." Vascular Laboratory Conference, University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2011)
  • "Leadership Skills for Surgical Residents" Surgery Residency Core Lecture series, University at Buffalo, Dept. of Surgery (2011)
  • "Resident Teaching Skills." Surgery Residency Core Lecture Series, University at Buffalo, Dept. of Surgery (2011)
  • "Teamwork/leadership training for third-year medical students." Department of Surgery Research Symposium, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Personal Behaviors to Enhance Systems-Based Practice." GME office Core Curriculum Master Session, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Results of a teamwork/leadership curriculum for third-year medical students." Primary Care Research Forum, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Strategies to provide compassionate, humanistic patient care." Gold Humanism Society Retreat, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Use of IVC filters in pediatric trauma patients." Pediatric Trauma Conference, Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Use of IVC filters in pediatric trauma patients." Pediatric Trauma Conference, Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "How the Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum can enhance the offerings of a surgical residency program: Implementation in a General Surgery Residency Program." American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2010)
  • "Non-interventional management of the patient with peripheral arterial disease." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2010)
  • "Briefing and debriefing: Tools to improve performance and job satisfaction." Operating Room Multidisciplinary Conference., Buffalo General Medical Center (2010)
  • "Team Building: Methods to enhance team communication, collaboration, and contribution." Chief Resident Development Conference: Effective Medical Leadership, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • ". Evaluation of the Non-Maturing Arteriovenous Fistula: Role of the Vascular Laboratory." Vascular Laboratory Conference, University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2010)
  • "Be on the winning team: Strategies to improve team performance." Gross Medical Society Essayist. (2010)
  • "Prior Cardiovascular Interventions Are Not Associated With Worsened Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Symptomatic Atherothrombosis." Department of Surgery Research Symposium, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "Behavioral Competencies to Foster Leadership and Teamwork." Core Curriculum Master Session, University at Buffalo Graduate Medical Education (2010)
  • "Building a better team: Methods to enhance team communication, collaboration, and contribution." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Bujffalo (2010)
  • "Management of aortic aneurysms and carotid artery disease." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Medical Center (2010)
  • "Prior Cardiovascular Interventions Are Not Associated with Worsened Clinical Outcoes in Patients with Symptomatic Atherothrombosis" Department of Surgery Research Symposium 2010, Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery, on behalf of the REACH Registry Investigators (2010)
  • "Diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Erie County Medical Center (2009)
  • ". Update on peripheral arterial disease." Department ofFamily Medicine Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • "How teamwork leads to compassionate care and improved clinical outcomes." Keynote speaker "Student Clinician Ceremony", University at Buffalo School of Medicine (2009)
  • "Changes in the Privileging for Vascular Laboratory Interpretation." Vascular Laboratory Conference., University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2009)
  • "Mentoring strategies for young surgeons" Department of Surgery Education Retreat, University at Bujffalo (2009)
  • ". Academic surgeons’ perceptions of the future of surgery and professional organizations: Results of a survey of young surgeons" Department of Surgery Research Symposium, University at Bujffalo (2009)
  • "Academic surgeons’ perceptions of the future of surgery and professional organizations: Results of a survey of young surgeons" Association for Academic Surgery Academic Surgical Congress (2009)
  • ". Intergenerational issues and the future of surgery." Surgical Grand Rounds, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2009)
  • "International Medical Graduates versus Graduates of American Medical SWchools; Is there a difference in communication skills?" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2008)
  • "Update on peripheral arterial disease." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Erie County Medical Center (2008)
  • "Carotid Angioplasty/Stenting: Update on Vascular Laboratory Evaluation." Vascular Laboratory Conference., University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2008)
  • ". Patients with depression are at increased risk for secondary cardiovascular events after lower extremity revascularization." Department of Surgery Research Symposium, University at Bujffalo (2008)
  • "Update on peripheral arterial disease." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Medical Center (2008)
  • "Lower extremity amputation: How to choose the right operation." Upstate New York Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance Conference (2008)
  • "Mentoring: Creating a Pathway for Success for Young Surgeons." American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Plenary session (2007)
  • "Response from the Initiates-Young Surgeons in the American College of Surgeons." American College of Surgeons, Fellowship Convocation, New Orleans, LA (October, 2007). (2007)
  • "Role of young surgeons in the American College of Surgeons" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2007)
  • "Evaluation and Management of Mesenteric Artery Disease: Role of the Vascular Laboratory." Department of Surgery Research Symposium, University at Bujffalo (2007)
  • "Prevention of amputation and preservation of functional status in patients with peripheral arterial disease." Upstate New York Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance Conference (2007)
  • "Depression does not affect the correlation between patient-reported and measured functional status in elderly patients." Geriatrics for Specialists Program,, American Geriatric Society Meeting (2007)
  • "Depression does not affect the correlation between patient-reported and measured physical ability in elderly patients." Department of Surgery Research Symposium, University at Bujffalo (2007)
  • "Strategies to improve outcomes in high-risk, frail and elderly populations." American College of Surgeons, Western New York Chapter (2006)
  • "Update on the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons." American College of Surgeons, Western New York Chapter (2006)
  • "Depression, patency, and recurrent leg symptoms after lower extremity revascularization" Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Bujffalo (2006)
  • "Marketing your practice: Would you? Could you? Should you?" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress plenary session (2006)
  • ". Peer evaluation of teamwork and leadership skills: Preliminary results with a new method for assessment of professionalism, communications, and systems-based practice." Scholarly Exchange Day,, University at Buffalo (2006)
  • "Role of residents and young surgeons in the American College of Surgeons:" The Resident and Associate Society., American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2006)
  • "Role of young surgeons in the American College of Surgeons" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, (2006)
  • "The effect of depression on patency and progression of peripheral arterial disease after lower extremity revasculariz" Eastern Vascular Society Meeting (2006)
  • "The effect of depression on long-term outcome after lower extremity revascularization." Department of Surgery Research Symposium, University at Bujffalo (2006)
  • ": Diagnosis and management of renal and mesenteric artery stenosis." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2005)
  • "Symposium session on carotid artery angioplasty/stenting" Western New York Vascular Society (2005)
  • "Teaching patient safety to surgical residents: The influence of knowledge and perceptions on the design of a patient safety education program." Department of Surgery Research Symposium, University at Buffalo (2005)
  • "Surgical Residents-Students or Employees?" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Symposium (2004)
  • "Renal Artery Stenosis-When to intervene." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2004)
  • "Prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism." Department of urgery Grand Rounds, Highland Hospital (2004)
  • "Medical care of the vascular surgery patient." University at Buffalo Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology Core Lecture Series (2004)
  • "Perioperative cardiac evaluation" University at Buffalo Department of Surgery Grand Rounds (2003)
  • "“Resident Work Hours Limitations: Practical Solutions.”" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Symposium (2003)
  • "Duplex Ultrasound Diagnosis of Renal Artery Disease." Vascular Laboratory Conference, University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2003)
  • "Medical care of the vascular surgery patient." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Medical Center (2003)
  • "Current management of mesenteric ischemia." WCA Healthcare System Grand Rounds (2003)
  • "Prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism." Mount St. Mary's Hospital Medical Staff Grand Rounds (2003)
  • "Atherosclerotic risk factor modification for the general surgeon." University at Buffalo Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds (2003)
  • "Vascular surgery for the internist." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Erie County Medical Center (2003)
  • "Advanced surgical techniques for the management of varicose veins" Western New York Vascular Symposium (2002)
  • "Peripheral vascular disease risk factors and their modification." University of Vermont Vascular Surgery Conference (2002)
  • "Metalloproteinase inhibition and the response to angioplasty and stenting in atherosclerotic primates." , American Heart Association (2001)
  • "Update on the Candidate and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons." North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (2001)
  • "Surgical management of atherosclerotic renovascular disease" , Society for Vascular Surgery (2001)
  • "What the general surgeon needs to know about risk factor modification for peripheral vascular disease. Department of surgery grand rounds," Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2001)
  • "Angioplasty and stenting of atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease." Vascular Surgery Conference, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2001)
  • "Survival of young patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair." Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (2001)
  • "Survival of young patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair." Resident and Fellow Research Day, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2000)
  • "Surgical management of ischemic nephropathy." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2000)
  • "Atherosclerotic risk factors and their modification." Vascular surgery Conference, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2000)
  • "Recto-urethral fistula and massive rectal bleeding from I-125 prostate brachytherapy: A Case Report." Southeastern Surgical Congress (2000)
  • "Management of ischemic nephropathy: Dialysis-free survival after surgical repair." The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (2000)
  • "Management of ischemic nephropathy: Dialysis-free survival after surgical repair." Resident and Fellow Research Day, Wake Forest University School of Medicine (1999)
  • "Nobel Prize winning surgeons." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (1999)
  • "Herpes Simplex virus pneumonia in trauma Patients: Report of three cases" Southeastern Surgical Congress (1999)
  • "Lymphedema; Pathophysiology and treatment." Vascular surgery conference, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (1998)
  • "Malnutrition and cardiac surgery." Cardiothoracic surgery grand rounds, Tufts New England Medical Center (1995)
  • "Parenteral nutritional support in the surgical oncolovy patient." Surgical grand rounds, Winchester Hospital (1994)
  • "Pseudomembranous colitis." General Surgery Grand Rounds, Tufts New England Medical Center (1994)
  • "Diagnosis and management of pheochromocytoma." General Surgery grand rounds, Tufts New England Medical Center (1994)
  • "Management and complications of long-term central venous catheters." Surgical Grand Rounds, Winchester Hospital (1993)
  • "Survival and quality of life after long-term non-trauma Surgical Intensive Care Unit stays" Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting (1993)
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Service Activities:

  • Scholarship; American College of Surgeons "General Surgery Health Policy Scholarship" Committee; Member (2014–present)
  • Education Task Force; Central Venous Access Device Patient Education Task Force; Co-Chair (2012–2017)
  • "Vascular Surgery Health Policy Scholarship" Committee; American College of Surgeons/Society for Vascular Surgery; Member (2012–present)

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Contact Information

Buffalo General Medical Center
Department of Vascular Surgery B-7
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 859-2810
Fax: (716) 859-4580
gcherr@buffalo.edu

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