Kaori P. Tanaka DO, MSPH, FACEP

Kaori Tanaka

Kaori P. Tanaka
DO, MSPH, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Emergency Medicine

Contact Information
77 Goodell Street
Suite 340
n/a
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: n/a
Fax: n/a
kaoritan@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Emergency Medical Services, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo, Chief Resident (2014-2015) (2015)
  • DO, Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus (2012)
  • MPH, Public Health, Tropical Medicine, Parasitology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (2007)
  • BS, Biochemistry, University of Dallas (2004)

Employment:

  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2019-present)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Buffalo General Medical Center (2019-present)
  • System Medical Director, Mercy Flight, Inc. (2019-present)
  • Chief Medical Advisor, Blue Spear Solutions (2016-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education (ORISE) (2018–2019)
  • Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio (2018–2019)
  • Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio (2016–2019)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio (2016–2019)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, FDR Medical Services, DeGraff Memorial Hospital (2015–2016)
  • Fellow, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2015–2016)
  • Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2014–2015)
  • Resident, Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2012–2015)
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Awards and Honors:

  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians (2020)
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors Award - Rising Star Edition (2019)
  • Chief's Award (2019)
  • UT Clinical Excellence Award (2019)
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors Award (2018)
  • San Antonio Scene - Rising Star Doctors (2017)
  • San Antonio Scene - Best Doctors Award (2017)
  • GME Quality Improvement Award (2015)
  • PCOM Alumni Association International Fellowship Award (2012)
  • Tulane University SPHTM Ernest Carroll Faust Award (2007)

Research Expertise:

  • Air Medical Services
  • Disaster Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Tactical Medicine



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Contact Information

77 Goodell Street
Suite 340
n/a
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: n/a
Fax: n/a
kaoritan@buffalo.edu