Stephen J. Turkovich MD

Stephen Turkovich

Stephen J. Turkovich
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

General Pediatrics; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
sjt@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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Education and Training:

  • Residency, Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center/Golisano Children‘s Hospital (2006)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center/Golisano Children‘s Hospital (2004)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo, cum laude (2003)
  • BA, Anthropology, University at Buffalo, summa cum laude (1999)

Employment:

  • Chief Medical Officer, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2014-present)
  • Co-Medical Director, Newborn Nursery, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2007-present)
  • Hospitalist, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Primary Care Extern, Pediatrics, Springville Pediatrics (2000)
  • Teaching Assistant, Gross Anatomy for PT/OT Majors, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2000)

Awards and Honors:

  • Buffalo Business First: 2010 Healthcare 50 (2010)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Siegel Teaching Award for Clinical Faculty (2008)
  • Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong: The Budzie Award (2006)
  • Golisano Children‘s Hospital at Strong: Meg Colgan Award (2006)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (2003)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Medical Alumni Award for Community Service and Commitment (2003)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence (2002)
  • Salt Lake City Winter Olympics: Torch Relay Torchbearer (2002)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: John Naughton Alpha Omega Alpha (2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence (2001)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society (1999)
  • University at Buffalo: Chancellor‘s Award for Student Excellence (1999)
  • University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences: Dean‘s Medalist (1999)
  • University at Buffalo: Lucia Maria Houpt Award (1999)
  • Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse: A Friend of Prevention Award (1999)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society (1997)


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Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Fellow (FAAP) (2003–present)

Presentations:

  • "Oral Dextrose Gel Reduces Need for Intravenous Fluids in Neonatal Hypoglycemia" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "The Leading with Care Initiative" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" Annual Conference, Society of Hospital Medicine (2011)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" Spring Clinical Day, University at Buffalo (2011)

Service Activities:

  • Physician Strategic Steering Committee for Planning and Design of a New Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo; Committee Member (2012–present)
  • Early Childhood Obesity Prevention P2 Collaborative of Western New York and United Way; Co-Chair (2011–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Administrative Council; Member (2011–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Breastfeeding Quality Improvement Initiative; Chair (2011–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: EMR Development/Design Teams; Member (2011–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Patient Management and Utilization Review Committee; Committee Member (2011–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Faculty Council Steering Committee; Secretary (2010–2012)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Schwartz Rounds Planning/Development Team; Member (2010–present)
  • Buffalo Physician; Editorial Board Member (2009–2011)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Quality and Patient Safety Council; Chair (2008–present)
  • Kaleida Health: Quality and Patient Safety Committee; Committee Member (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Lab Team; Member (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Medical Staff Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Newborn Nursery Administrative Committee; Co-Chair (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Quality Assurance and Surveillance Team; Chair (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Throughput Team; Co-Chair (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Women‘s Service Quality Council; Member (2008–present)
  • University at Buffalo: 1st Year Student Orientation; Co-Chair (2000)
  • Students Teaching AIDS to Students (STATS); President (2000–2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: "Big Sibs Program"; Student Mentor (2000–2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Admissions Committee; School Representative (2000–2001)
  • University at Buffalo: POLITY Student Government; Class Representative (2000–2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Curriculum Task Force; Member (1999–2003)
  • American Medical Student Association National Conference; Liaison and Member (1999–2003)
  • Students Teaching AIDS to Students (STATS); Health Educator (1999–2001)
  • Heart Smart; Instructed elementary school students on the basics of the cardiovascular system and the importance of a well balanced diet with exercise.; Teacher (1999–2000)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: "Second Look Day"; Co-Founder (1999–2000)
  • Univera HealthCare‘s "2 Smart 2 Start" Smoking Prevention Program; Health Educator and Facilitator - Trained high school and middle school students in developing a curriculum for educating elementary school students about the dangers of smoking as part of the "Teens as Teachers" program. Also educated elementary school students about the tobacco industry and the effects of tobacco use as part of the "Tar Wars" program. (1998–2003)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Association of Premedical Students; President (1997–1998)
  • Hospice of Buffalo: Life Transitions Center; Small Group Facilitator; Volunteer (1996–2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Association of Premedical Students; Coordinator (1996–1997)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
sjt@buffalo.edu

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