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Robert                         McCormack

Robert F. McCormack MD

Department of Emergency Medicine

Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Emergency Medicine

 

Education and Training:
  • MBA, State University of New York at Buffalo, Honors (2014)
  • Residency, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Jacobi Hospital, Chief Resident 1994-1995 (1995)
  • Internship, Carney Hospital (1992)
  • MD, State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn (1991)
  • BS, Chemistry, McGill University (1986)
Employment:
  • Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2014-present)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Erie County Medical Center (2014-present)
  • Vice Chair, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2009-present)
  • Chief of Service, Emergency Medicine, Kaleida Health System (2004-present)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Economics, Kaleida Health / Buffalo General Hospital (1996-present)
  • Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2006–2014)
  • Director, Emergency Services, Buffalo General Hospital/ Kaleida Health (1999–2014)
  • Medical Director Outpatient Addiction Services, Kaleida Health System (2002–2006)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (1996–2006)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Kaleida Health / DeGraff Memorial Hospital (2003–2004)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Erie County Medical Center (1996–2002)
  • Attending Physician Emergency Department, Boston City Hospital (1995–1996)
  • Attending Physician Emergency Department, Boston University Hospital (1995–1996)
  • Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine (1995–1996)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Geneva General Hospital (1994–1995)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Hudson Valley Hospital (1994–1995)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Mercy Hospital (1994–1995)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Sisters of Charity Hospital (1994–1995)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honor Society (2014)
  • Keynote Speaker Alpha Epsilon Delta PreHealth Honor Society University at Buffalo Induction Ceremony (2014)
  • Kaleida Health Spirit Award Winner (2011)
  • The Top Articles of 2010 by Corey Slovis, Professor and Chair Vanderbilt University (2010)
  • Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services Community Service Award (2010)
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Award for Oral Examination Participation (2010)
  • Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (1998)
  • Western New York Heroes Award


Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:
Journal Articles:
  • McCormack, R, Hutson, A. What are the Unintended Consequences of Changing the Diagnostic Paradigm for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage After Brain Computed Tomgraphy to Computed Topographic Angiography in Place of Lumbar Puncture?. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2010.
  • Bannon PD, McCormack RF.. Pott‘s Puffy Tumor and Epidural Abscess Arising from Pansinusitis. J Emerg Med. 2008.
  • McCormack RF.. Meningitis in a Fourteen Year Old Boy. Emergency and Office Pediatrics. 1995; 8.
Books and Book Chapters:
  • McCormack RF, Krause R.. Bell‘s Palsy. 2010.
  • McCormack RF. Hyperventilation Syndrome. 2010.
  • McCormack RF, Krause, R.. Bell’s Palsy. 2007.
  • McCormack RF. Hyperventilation Syndrome. 2007.
  • McCormack RF.. White Blood Cell Disorders. 2006.
  • McCormack RF. Lymphomas. 2006.
  • McCormack RF. Hyperventilation Syndrome. 2003.
  • McCormack RF, Krause, R.. Bell’s Palsy. 2003.
  • McCormack, RF Krause R. Bell’s Palsy. 1999.
  • McCormack RF.. Hyperventilation Syndrome. 1999.
  • McCormack RF. Hyperventilation Syndrome. 1998.
  • McCormack RF. Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma. 1998.
  • McCormack RF.. Shock.. 1998.
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Presentations:
  • "Acute Onset Headache" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2010)
  • "Buffalo Surviving Sepsis Research Project" GME Scholarly Exchange Day, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Faculty Mentor for Michael Mann, MD (2009)
  • "Ear, Nose and Throat Emergencies" Daemon College Physician Assistant Program (2009)
  • "Section Moderator" New York State Regional Research Meeting, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2007)
  • "Acute Joint Inflammation" Family Medicine Residency Program Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo (2005)
  • "Emergency Department Information Systems" Emergency Department Improvement Strategies Conference (2003)
  • "Ear, Nose and Throat Emergencies" D'Youville College Physician Assistant Program (2000)
  • "Multi-System Trauma Overview" Daemon College Physician Assistant Program (1999)
  • "Ear, Nose and Throat Emergencies / Genital Urinary Emergencies" Implementation of an Emergency Medicine Curriculum (1997)
  • "Morning Report - Annual Case Presentations" Internal Medicine Residency Program, University at Buffalo
Service Activities:
  • Kaleida Health Gates Vascular Center Physician Board Finance Subcommittee; Member (2012–present)
  • Kaleida Health Gates Vascular Center Physician Board; Member (2011–present)
  • Kaleida Health Clinical IST Oversight /Governance Committee; Member (2011–2012)
  • UBMD Management Council Space Planning Committee; Member (2010–present)
  • UBMD Management Council Budget Allocations Committee; Member (2009–present)
  • Kaleida Health Global Vascular Center Emergency Department Planning and; Co-Chair (2008–2011)
  • Crisis Services; Treasurer (2008–present)
  • UBMD Management Council Compliance Committee; Member (2008–present)
  • UBMD Management Council; At Large Faculty Member; Member (2008–present)
  • UBMD Project Team; Member (2007)
  • Crisis Services; Board Member (2007–present)
  • Preceptor, Third Year Medical Students (2004–present)
  • Small Group Facilitator for First Year Curriculum; Spring (2002)
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine; Examiner (2002–present)
  • Buffalo International Airport Fire/Rescue; Medical Director; Director (1999–2001)
  • University at Buffalo School of Medicine Alumni Assocation Mentor Program; Mentor (1998–1999)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians; Finance Team Leader (1998–present)
  • City of Tonawanda Fire Department; Medical Director; Director (1997–2001)
  • Buffalo Fire Department; Medical Director; Director (1997–2000)
  • Preceptor, Fourth Year Medical Students (1996–present)
  • Preceptor, Second Year Medical Students (1996–present)
  • Boston Emergency Medical Service; Associate Medical Director; Director (1995–1996)
  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine; Member
  • American College of Emergency Physicians Legislative Affairs Network; Member
  • Section Editor: Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Manual of Emergency Medicine; Braen GR. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 6th ed. 2011; Editor
  • Section Editor: Neurologic Disorders Manual of Emergency Medicine; Braen GR. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 6th ed. 2011; Editor
  • Section Editor: Respiratory Disorders Manual of Emergency Medicine; Braen GR. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 6th ed. 2011; Editor
  • Section Editor: Selected Pediatric Emergencies Manual of Emergency Medicine; Braen GR. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 6th ed. 2011; Editor
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Member

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Contact Information

D-6 Buffalo General Hospital
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 859-1993
Email: rfmmd@buffalo.edu

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