Academic Staff

As a service, we provide residents, fellows, and medical students with a support team dedicated to enhancing their overall educational and research experience.

Program Director

Reynolds, Renee

Oishei Children's Outpatient Center, Conventus Building / 3rd Floor, 1001 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 218-1040; Fax: (716) 342-2535

Email: reneerey@buffalo.edu

Dr. Reynolds administers and maintains an educational environment conducive to educating Neurosurgery residents in accordance with the ABNS, ACGME, and State University of New York at Buffalo’s Graduate Medical Education policies, procedures, and requirements, and oversees all aspects of resident didactic and clinical education at all participating sites.  She is dedicated to assisting neurosurgery residents in receiving a superior learning experience as well as opportunities for professional and personal growth.  Dr. Reynolds also serves as the director and the primary mentor of all medical students, Sub-I’s, and observers that rotate through our department.

Training Program Administrator

Jennifer Schram.

Jennifer Schram

Training Program Administrator

Department of Neurosurgery

Buffalo General Hospital, 100 High Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 218-1000 ext 5115; Fax: (716) 859-7484

Email: jschram@ubns.com

As the Neurological Surgery Residency and Neuroendovascular Fellowship Training Program Administrator, Jennifer manages the day-to-day operations of the training programs in collaboration with the program directors and chief residents.  She also manages all aspects of the residency candidate interviews, organizes educational activities, maintains training records as required by the ACGME and ABNS, as well as serving as the liaison between the training programs and the UB Office of Graduate Medical Education.

Editorial Assistant/Authors’ Editor

Debi Zimmer.

Debi Zimmer

Editorial Assistant/Authors’ Editor

Department of Neurosurgery

Buffalo General Hospital, 100 High Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 218-1000 ext 5133; Fax: (716) 859-7484

Email: dzimmer@ubns.com

Debi assists residents and fellows in the preparation, submission, and publication of scientific manuscripts, syllabus contributions, abstracts, posters, PowerPoint presentations, and other documents.

Editorial Assistant/Junior Author's Editor

Wendy (Fawn) Dorr

Editorial Assistant/Junior Author's Editor

Department of Neurosurgery

Buffalo General Medical Center, 100 High Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 218-1000 x7246

Email: wdorr@ubns.com

Fawn assists with the publication demands and, like Debi Zimmer, assists attending physicians, residents, fellows andPhD candidates in the preparation, submission, and publication of scientific manuscripts, syllabus contributions, abstracts and other documents.

Medical Illustrator/Communications Manager

Paul H. Dressel.

Paul H. Dressel

Medical Illustrator

Department of Neurosurgery

Jacobs Institute/CTRC 5th floor, 875 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 888-4804

Email: pdressel@ubns.com

Paul has 30 years of experience in medical illustration and media and is available to provide high-quality medical illustrations, graphics, photography, and video editing services to meet the department's publication and presentation needs. Paul also manages all social media, website and marketing efforts for both the clinical and educational needs of the department.

Educational & Recruitment Event Coordinator

Jennifer Keller.

Jennifer Keller

Coordinator of Medical Student Rotations; Educational & Recruitment Event Coordinator

Department of Neurosurgery

Buffalo General Hospital, 100 High Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 218-1000 x5124

Email: jkeller@ubns.com

Jennifer coordinates events in conjunction with the education department including resident interview social events, resident graduation, visiting professors, as well as the recruitment of new physician faculty members; she is also the Medical Student Coordinator.