UB Family Medicine of Amherst

This modern, well-established practice serves as the family medicine center for residents on the suburban/Millard Fillmore – UB Family Medicine Amherst track.

U B Family Medicine of Amherst exterior.

Located in the heart of Buffalo’s northern suburbs, UB Family Medicine of Amherst is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a patient-centered medical home and for excellence in diabetes care.

This 10,000-square-foot facility has 17 exam rooms, a modern surgical procedure room and electronic medical records with transparent links to local labs and pharmacies.

Training

If you’re a resident on the suburban/Millard Fillmore – UB Family Medicine Amherst track, you’ll spend one to two half-days per week here during your first year of residency, two to three half-days during your second year and three to four half-days during your third.

Supervised by seven full-time departmental faculty, including a psychologist, you’ll be assigned a panel of families in your first year and follow them throughout residency, taking on new patients as your peers graduate.

You’ll diagnose patients with the breadth of acute and chronic illness, including mental illness. Each year about 50 of our prenatal patients deliver at nearby Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, site of your continuity outpatient training.

In our procedure room, you’ll regularly perform skin biopsies, joint injections, colposcopy and other gynecological procedures, as well as vasectomies.

Rotation

Location

Faculty and Staff

  • 8 full-time departmental faculty and 1 psychologist

Patient Population

  • 12 percent pediatric
  • 66 percent adult
  • 22 percent 60 years and older
  • 61 percent female
  • 74 percent suburban
  • 14 percent rural
  • 12 percent urban
  • 50 percent covered by an HMO, 15 percent by Medicaid, 15 percent by Medicare