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Michael                        Manka

Michael A. Manka Jr. MD

Department of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Emergency Medicine

 
Professional Summary:

Dr. Manka currently serves as the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Erie County Medical Center. He is a residency trained, board certified Emergency Physician, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Along with overseeing the emergency department at Erie County Medical Center, he has been a member of the SUNY at Buffalo medical admissions committee and serves as an oral board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Manka’s research interests are focused on the assessment of trauma patients using ultrasonography as well as emergency medicine administrative issues such as quality improvement, patient flow, and patient satisfaction.

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (1999)
  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo, Summa Cum Laude (1996)
  • BS, University of Michigan, Magna Cum Laude (1992)
Employment:
  • Chief of Service, Emergency Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2007-present)
  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Medicine (2002-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo (2000-present)
  • Attending Physician- Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (1999-present)
  • Associate Director of Emergency Services and Director of ED Quality Assurance/Improvement, Erie County Medical Center (2004–2007)
  • Director, SUNY at Buffalo (1999–2005)
  • Instructor, SUNY at Buffalo (1999–2000)
Awards and Honors:
  • Erie County Medical Center Lifeline Foundation 2013 Springfest Distinguished Physician Honoree (2013)
  • Erie County Medical Center Lifeline Foundation 2012 Run for Heroes Physician Honoree (2012)
  • Specialty Teaching Award, Family Medicine Residency Program, SUNY at Buffalo (2009)
  • Seigel Award for Excellence in Teaching (2003)
  • Seigel Award for Excellence in Teaching (2001)
  • Teaching Attending of the Year (2000)
  • SAEM Medical Student Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine (1996)


Journal Articles:
Abstracts:
  • Clemency B, Roginski M, Cooley C, Manka M, Attwood K, Billittier A.. Emergency Department "Open With Delay" Status Does Not Affect the Rate of Ambulance Arrivals.. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2010; 14(Supp1).

Professional Memberships:
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (1996–present)
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (1996–present)
Presentations:
  • "Emergency Medicine vs. Internal Medicine" ECMC Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Internal Medicine (2013)
  • "Can Sentinel Clinical and CXR Findings Predict the Likelihood of an Abnormal Chest CT Requiring Intervention following Blint Trauma?" SAEM Annual Meeting (2013)
  • "Does Increased CT Scan Usage Improve Mortality for Patients with Blunt Trauma?" SAEM Annual Meeting (2013)
  • "Effect of Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) on Emergency Department Throughput Metrics and Test Utilization" SAEM Annual Meeting (2013)
  • "Airway Management" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2012)
  • "Heat Emergencies" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2012)
  • "Hypothermia" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2012)
  • "Acute Visual Loss" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2011)
  • "Acute Allergic Reactions" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2011)
  • "Electrical and Lightning Injuries" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2010)
  • "Head and Neck Infections" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2010)
  • "Low Back Pain" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2010)
  • "Management of Medical Emergencies" Grand Rounds, Erie County Medical Center Dental Residency (2010)
  • "Emergency Department Open With Delay Status Does Not Affect the Rate of Ambulance Arrivals" NAEMSP Annual Meeting (2010)
  • "ED Documentation, Coding, Billing, and Reimbursement" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2009)
  • "Overdose" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Family Medicine (2009)
  • "ECMC M&M" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2008)
  • "Right Ventricular Perforation by Pacemaker Lead, photo presentation" SAEM National Meeting (2008)
  • "A Simple Scoring System Derived from FAST Findings and Vital Signs Predicts the Need for Urgent Laparotomy in Patients with Blunt Abdominal Trauma, poster presentation" SAEM National Meeting (2007)
  • "Urinary Tract Infections" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2006)
  • "Environmental Emergencies" Grand Rounds, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2005)
  • "Atrial Fibrillation" Grand Rounds, , SUNY at Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine (2004)
  • "SAEM National Meeting" ACEP Scientific Assembly (2004)
  • "Prevalence of H. pylori in Patients Presenting to the ED with Dyspepsia, poster presentation" SAEM National Meeting (2001)
  • "Spectrophotometric Measurement of Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage Fluid Red Blood Cell Count, poster presentation" SAEM National Meeting (1999)
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Service Activities:
  • Oral Board Examiner, American Board of Emergency Medicine (2010–present)
  • CPR Committee, Erie County Medical Center (2008–present)
  • Cardiac Steering Committee, Erie County Medical Center (2007–present)
  • Trauma Advisory Committee, Erie County Medical Center (2007–present)
  • Board of Directors- University Emergency Medical Services (2006–present)
  • Medical School Admissions Committee, SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2004–present)
  • Transfusion Committee, Erie County Medical Center (2004–2010)
  • Lab Utilization Review Committee, Erie County Medical Center (2004–present)

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Contact Information

Erie County Medical Center

Phone: 898-4430
Email: mamanka@buffalo.edu

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