Faculty Profiles

Abeles, Jennifer

DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Alexander, Jessy

PhD

Research Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Autoimmunity; Immunology; Neurobiology
Almyroudis, Nikolaos

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Infectious Disease
Specialty/Research Focus: Pain Management; Palliative Medicine
Specialty/Research Focus: Rheumatology; Immunology; Autoimmunity
Anand, Edwin

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Aronica, Michael

MD, MSc.

Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Children and Adults; Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Arora, Pradeep

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology
Aswani, Vijay

MD, PhD, FACP, FAAP

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Pediatrics; Internal Medicine - General; Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Bain, Andrew

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Bakhai, Smita

MD, MPH, FACP

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine - General
Baldwa, Sunil

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine
Batra, Manav

MBBS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Beck, Hiroko

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Beintrexler, Heidi

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Berchou, Kelly

MD

Associate Program Director/Site Director Buffalo General Hospital

Berenson, Charles

MD

Associate Professor and Residency Program Director, Infectious Diseases

Specialty/Research Focus: Immunology; Infectious Disease
Bhoir, Rohan

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Internal Medicine
Blymire, Jr., William

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Bou-Abdallah, Jad

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Bourji, Mohamad

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Brady, Sean

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Allergy and Immunology
Burkard, Paula

MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Cain, Michael

MD

Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology; Internal Medicine
Calkins, Bethany

MD

Physician

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Palliative Medicine
Canty, Jr., John

MD

SUNY Distinguished Professor, Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Apoptosis and cell death; Cardiac pharmacology; Gene therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular Basis of Disease; Stem Cells
Case, Amy

MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Pain Management; Palliative Medicine
Ceylony, Manju

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Chang, Shirley

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology; Renal Transplantation
Chaskes, Michael

MD

Assistant Professor; Vice Chair for Business Development; Medical Director of Outpatient Cardiology

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Critical Care Medicine; Internal Medicine
Chaudhuri, Ajay

MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Chemaly, Elie

MD PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Bioinformatics; Molecular Basis of Disease; Cardiac pharmacology
Chen, George

MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Chen, Hongbin

MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Medical Oncology; Oncology
Cimato, Thomas

MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Critical Care Medicine; Cardiopulmonary physiology; Cardiac pharmacology
Claus, Jonathan

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Clifton, Vernon

MD, MBA

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Internal Medicine
Conway-Habes, Erin

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Corbelli, John

MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology
Crane, John

MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine; Adjunct Professor of Micro & Immunol. and of Pharmacol & Tox.

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Vitamins and Trace Nutrient
Curtis, Anne

MD

Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair & SUNY Distinguished Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dahal, Suraj

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Dandona, Paresh

MD, PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chief, Endocrinology

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Diaz Del Carpio, Roberto

MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
Dockstader, Chantel

MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine & Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Dodd, Hema

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Dy, Grace

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology; Signal Transduction
El Solh, Ali

MD, MPH

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Sleep Medicine
Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Regulation of metabolism
Farry, James

MD, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor; Clinical Director - Division of Nephrology

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology
Fenire, Mahmoud

MD

Hospitalist- Nocturnist

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine - General
Fernandez, Stanley

MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Flores, Tessa

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Frederick, Carla

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Freer, Jack

MD

Clinical Professor, Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Palliative Medicine
Frieary, Patrick

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Fudyma, John

MD

Clinical Associate Professor and Chief, General Internal Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine - General
Fuhrer, Gregory

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Gallagher, Susan

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
George, Saby

MD

Associate Professor

Gibbons, William

MD, FCCP

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Gosine, Deepa

MD, MSc

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Graham, Susan

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Griffiths, Elizabeth

MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology
Grimm, Kathleen

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Palliative Medicine
Gruarin, Scott

DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine - General
Gudleski, Gregory

PhD

Director, Clinical Research Consulting Lab (CRCL)

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral Medicine
Gundroo, Aijaz

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Hansen, Eric

MD

Assistant Professor

Harris, Dacia

M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, Francisco

MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology
Ho, Christine

MD

Assistant Professor, Oncology

Specialty/Research Focus: Cancer Treatment and Prevention
Ismail, Mahmoud

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Internal Medicine
Iyer, Renuka

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology; Oncology
Iyer, Vijay

MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Interventional Cardiology
Izzo, Joseph

MD

Professor and Chief, Clinical Pharmacology

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Pathophysiology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology; Cardiac pharmacology
Jaoude, Philippe

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Critical Care Medicine; Internal Medicine - General; Pulmonary; Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Sleep Medicine
Karunakaran, Abhijana

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Kataria, Ashish

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Organ Transplant
Kataria, Nitu

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General; Bioinformatics
Kaushik, Sashank

MD, MBA, FACP

Assistant Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Bioinformatics
Khan, Nasir

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Kufel, Thomas

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Lackner, Jeffrey

PsyD

Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral Medicine
Lang, Jennifer

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Signal Transduction; Stem Cells
Lee, Kelvin

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology
Lesse, Alan

MD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education; Senior Associate Dean for Medical Curriculum

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Bioinformatics; Microbial Pathogenesis
Levine, Ellis

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology
Lohr, James

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Mador, M. Jeffery

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Sleep Medicine
Mahajan, Supriya

PhD

Research Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Bioinformatics; Endocrinology; Gene Expression; Gene therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; RNA; Viral Pathogenesis
Mahl, Thomas

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Makdissi, Antoine

MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Internal Medicine; Endocrinology
Makdissi, Regina

MD, FACP, SFHM

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Mammen, Manoj

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Immunology; Protein Function and Structure; Proteins and metalloenzymes
Manning, Dzenita

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Marr, Candace

DO

Associate Clinical Professor, Infectious Disease

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Infectious Disease
Martinez, Anthony

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Addictions; Gastroenterology; Internal Medicine; Liver (Hepatology); Infectious Disease
Matthews, George

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
McAloon, Margaret

MD

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
McCarthy, Philip

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology
McDonald, Donald

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine
Merchant, Shehzad

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Mier-Hicks, Angel

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Hospital Medicine, UBMD Physicians‘ Group

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Milling, David

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Mishra, Archana

MD, MS, FACP, FCCP

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Critical Care Medicine; Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Internal Medicine; Pulmonary; Sleep Medicine
Murphy, Timothy

MD

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Murray, Brian

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Nadler, Jamie N.

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Nielsen, Nancy

MD, PhD

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Novak, Jan

MD

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
O'Donnell, Amy

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
O‘Connor, Tracey

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology
O‘Neill, Catherine

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine - General
Osawa, Ryosuke

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Padgett, Christina

DO, MHS, FAAP

Associate Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Adolescent Medicine; Children and Adults; Internal Medicine; Pediatrics
Page, Brian

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Panesar, Mandip

MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Parameswaran, G. Iyer

MD

Research Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Disease; Infectious Disease
Provost, Karin

DO, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Immunology; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport)
Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology; Immunology
Puzanov, Igor

MD

Professor

Quigg, Richard

MD

Arthur M. Morris Professor and Chief, Division of Nephrology

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology; Bioinformatics
Quigley, Brian

Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral Medicine
Radovic, Marija

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Ranjan, Rajiv

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Reynolds, Jessica

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gene therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Infectious Disease; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Viral Pathogenesis; Virology
Rich, Ellen

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Rivera, Ramon

MD

Assistant Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Russo, Thomas

MD

Professor and Chief, Infectious Disease; Vice Chair for Finance

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis
Ryan, Jr, A. John

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Saini, Anjeet

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Internal Medicine
Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine
Satchidanand, Nikhil

PhD

Assistant Professor

Schaeffer, Christopher

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Schifeling, Richard

MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Schneider, Jaclyn

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Chief of Palliative Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Director

Schwartz, Stanley

MD, PhD

Distinguished Professor, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology & Immunology; Division Chief, Allergy-Immunology-Rheumatology

Specialty/Research Focus: Allergy and Immunology; Immunology; Proteins and metalloenzymes; RNA
Segal, Brahm

MD

Professor; Vice Chair, Faculty Development

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Oncology
Seldeen, Kenneth

PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Nutrition; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Folding; Protein Function and Structure; Vitamins and Trace Nutrient
Sellick, Jr, John

DO, MS

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Infectious Disease
Sethi, Sanjay

MD

Professor and Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Assistant Vice President for Health Sciences

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Sharma, Rajeev

MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Sharma, Umesh

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Radiology; Cardiopulmonary physiology; Autoimmunity; Cardiac pharmacology; Gene Expression; Immunology; Stem Cells
Shon, Alyssa

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Internal Medicine - General
Steinbrenner, Lynn

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology
Stewart, Scott

MD, MS

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Sundquist, Janet

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Suzuki, Gen

MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Apoptosis and cell death; Cell Cycle; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene therapy; Stem Cells
Swami, Mehak

DO

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Talal, Andrew

MD, MPH

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology; Liver (Hepatology); Infectious Disease
Ten Brock, Eric

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Sleep Medicine
Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology; Oncology
Tomasi, Thomas

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Allergy and Immunology; Oncology
Troen, Bruce

MD

Professor of Medicine & Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine
Specialty/Research Focus: Behavioral Medicine
Venuto, Rocco

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Von Visger, Jon

M.D./Ph.D.

Medical Director of Renal Transplantation Center of Excellence at Erie County Medical Center

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Renal Transplantation
Walter, Michelle

DO

Palliative Medicine Physician

Specialty/Research Focus: Palliative Medicine
Wang, Eunice

MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology; Internal Medicine - General; Immunology
Yacoub, Rabi

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Young, Herbert

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology
Zambron, Mark

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Children and Adults; Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Zlotnick, David

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology; Endovascular Medicine; Vascular Medicine