Rick Magun

Rick Magun


Professional Summary:

I am Vascular Neurologist and Neuroimager trained in Neurology from McMaster University, Canada and recently completed a Double Fellowship in Vascular Neurology from SUNY Buffalo and Neuroimaging from Dent Neurological Institute before joining Gates Vascular Institute, Buffalo General Medical Center. I have also obtained a Master’s in Science focusing on the basic science of Insulin Signalling at the molecular level in the context of type II Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity. I completed my medical training at University of Sydney, Australia and prior to entering my speciality training, I worked in general and acute care medicine for 5 years in several hospitals located in Sydney-Australia, Dublin-Ireland, and London Uk.
My Clinical focus involves inpatient stroke service at Gates Vascular Institute and Outpatient stroke neurology at UBMD Neurology Williamsville and Conventus locations. I also have an expanded interest in Neuroimaging in the Memory Clinic at UBMD Neurology as well as working in the outpatient memory and adult concussion clinics.
My research focus includes the use of acute treatments for stroke as well as stroke prevention. I am also involved in Neuroimaging research.

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Neuroimaging, Dent Neurological Institute - SUNY Buffalo (2018)
  • Fellowship, Vascular Neurology, SUNY Buffalo (2017)
  • Residency, Neurology, McMaster University (2016)
  • MBBS, University of Sydney, Australia (2005)
  • MS, Biochemistry, University of Ottawa (1997)
  • BS, Biochemistry, Queen‘s University at Kingston, Ontario (1995)




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1010 Main street
Room 224
Buffalo, NY 14202
rakeshma@buffalo.edu