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Leslie J. Bisson, MD

“Members of my department are devoted to first-rate training, research, patient care and coverage for sports teams,” says department chair Leslie J. Bisson, MD.

The Department of Orthopaedics is a nationally ranked program that educates and inspires tomorrow’s leaders in orthopaedic surgery, excels in research innovation and provides high-caliber health care.

With a faculty of more than 30 clinicians and researchers and a long-established history of prestige, we proudly train talented individuals, offering a residency program, subspecialty fellowship training programs and medical education.

Our department is widely recognized for our interdisciplinary research in areas including musculoskeletal conditions and care, concussion, biomechanics, biomaterials and computer-assisted surgery. 

We are earnest surgeons and sports medicine specialists, physical therapists and athletic trainers. Our physicians serve as team doctors for the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bandits as well as UB’s athletic programs and several other college teams.

We’re proud to be an integral part of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Western New York community. Buffalo is a dynamic place, and we feel fortunate to call it home. We’re always eager to introduce new trainees, program applicants and potential faculty and staff members to our city.

We are affiliated with teaching hospitals and health care systems that offer a wide range of clinical experiences and training opportunities. Moreover, our department boasts state-of-the-art research facilities such as our concussion management clinic and our Kenneth A. Krackow, MD, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory.

We have dedicated our lives to superior training, collaborative research, compassionate patient care and exceptional coverage for sports teams. If you, too, have decided to devote yourself to excellence in orthopaedics, our department is the right place for you.

It’s our pleasure to help you get acquainted with our department. Please take a look around our website, and contact us with questions.

Best regards,

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Leslie J. Bisson, MD
June A. and Eugene R. Mindell, MD, Professor and Chair  

Diversity Statement

Department of Orthopaedics is firmly dedicated to developing and sustaining a nurturing, inclusive and welcoming environment for all.  We believe that diversity in our faculty, students and staff is essential to the success of our education, research and service missions. We respect and support human diversity in all its aspects – including gender, race, ethnicity, age, religion, language, ability, sexual orientation, veteran status and socio-economic status.