Michael R. Ferrick MD

Michael Ferrick

Michael R. Ferrick
MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Orthopaedics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Adolescent Sports Medicine; General Pediatric Orthopaedics & Spinal Deformities; Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery; Pediatric Orthopaedics; Spine Deformities; Sports Medicine - Pediatrics

Contact Information
Amherst Health Center
4949 Harlem Road
Amherst, New York 14226
Phone: (716) 204-3251
mferrick@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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Professional Summary:

I have wanted to be a doctor for as long as I can remember; no other occupation was ever a consideration. I am privileged and thankful to be able to be a doctor and help people on a daily basis.

Early in my education I wanted to be an eye doctor, but once I rotated through orthopaedic surgery during medical school, I knew I had found my place in medicine. Although in orthopaedic surgery we do not routinely save someone‘s life in the sense of preventing death, we do save people‘s lives on a regular daily basis. As orthopaedic surgeons, we are able to help people continue to live the life that they want to live- whether it is enjoying a sport, working, or just walking; our orthopaedic treatments frequently "save" or restore that life.

I am very happy to be part of UBMD via the UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine group, a great group of doctors, physician extenders, and support staff. We work as a team to help each other provide excellent orthopaedic care for the people of WNY and beyond. We have the privilege and responsibility of teaching medical students and orthopaedic surgery residents, the next generation!

One of the things I enjoy most about our profession/specialty is the constant innovation and improvement in the methods and techniques, both surgical and non-surgical, to help "save the lives" of our patients.

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pediatric and Spine Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (2002)
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University at Buffalo (1997)
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School (1992)
  • BS, University of Notre Dame (1987)

Employment:

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, John R. Oishei Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo Other Appointments (2020-present)
  • Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, John R. Oishei Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2002-present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopaedics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2002-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • Outstanding Orthopaedic Attending (2020)
  • Castle Connolly's Top Doctor 2016 (2016)
  • Outstanding Orthopaedic Attending (2013)
  • Darnell Army Hospital Outstanding Physician (1999)
  • Peter Casagrande Memorial Award (Orthopaedic Residency) (1997)
  • Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship (1996)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (1992)
  • Scholarship - 5th International Symposium Eye Immunology/Immunopathology (1990)
  • Summa Cum Laude (1987)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1987)


Journal Articles:

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Books and Book Chapters:

  • Ferrick MR. (2016) Pediatric Orthopaedics: Genu Varum (Part V 130). In: Pediatric Orthopaedics: Genu Varum (Part V 130). Springer

Abstracts:

  • Ferrick MR, Oppenheim MH, Thurau SR, Herbort CP, Zachariae COC, Chan CC, and Matsushima K. (1990) Ocular inflammation stimulated by intravitreal injection of Interleukin-8. (Jan)

Professional Memberships:

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (2004–present)
  • Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2002–present)
  • Phi Rho Sigma Medical Society (1987–present)

Presentations:

  • "JOCH Pediatric Grand Rounds" Pediatric Grand Rounds; JOCH; Pediatric Sports Conditions (2020)
  • "Pediatric Orthopaedics" WNY National Association of Nurse Practitioners (2015)
  • "UB Medical School Orthopaedic Interest Group Lecture" ; State University of New York at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Introduction to Clinical Medicine Orthopaedics" ; State University of New York at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Pediatric Sports Injuries" Pediatric Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Outcomes of non-operative versus operative treatment of displaced pediatric clavicle fractures" American Academy of Pediatrics (2013)
  • "Current trends in management of adolescent clavicle fractures" Clinical Orthopaedic Society (2013)
  • "Canisius High School Medical Interest Club" ; Canisius High School (2011)
  • "Pediatric Orthopaedics" Pediatric Residency Weekly Lecture; State University of New York at Buffalo (2011)
  • "UB Medical School Orthopaedic Interest Group Lecture" ; State University of New York at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Pediatric Orthopaedics" Pediatric Residency Weekly Lecture; State University of New York at Buffalo (2010)
  • "Adolescent Athlete" Pediatric Residency Weekly Lecture; State University of New York at Buffalo (2008)
  • "Osteonecrosis after unstable slipped capital femoral epiphysis" Lamplighters Orthopaedic Society (2008)
  • "Orthopaedic treatment of CP" Pediatric Therapy (2008)
  • "Osteonecrosis after unstable slipped capital femoral epiphysis" Brandon Carrell Annual Meeting; Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (2008)
  • "Sports Medicine" Pediatric Residency Weekly Lecture; State University of New York at Buffalo (2007)
  • "Back Pain" Pediatric Residency Weekly Lecture; State Universtiy of New York at Buffalo (2007)
  • "Pediatric Sports" Highgate Medical Group (2006)
  • "Pediatric Sports" Northtowns Orthopaedics (2006)
  • "Hip and Spine" Rehabilitation Residency Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo (2005)
  • "Slipped Epiphysis" Pediatric Residency Weekly Lecture; State University of New York at Buffalo (2005)
  • "Back Pain" Sisters Hospital Pediatric Rounds (2004)
  • "Growth Plate Fractures" Amherst Hockey Sports Conference (2004)
  • "Back Pain" Sisters Hospital Pediatric Rounds (2003)
  • "Back pain" Pediatric Residency Weekly Lecture; State University of New York at Buffalo (2003)
  • "Pediatric Orthopaedics" D’Youville Physical Therapy (2003)
  • "Pediatric Sports" Northtowns Orthopaedics (2003)
  • "Back Pain" Suburban Pediatrics (2003)
  • "Hip Dysplasia" Pediatric Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo (2003)
  • "Pediatric Sports" Pediatric Residency Weekly Lecture; State University of New York at Buffalo (2003)
  • "Gait" Rehabilitation Residency Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo (2003)
  • "Back Pain" Tonawanada Pediatrics (2003)
  • "Pediatric Sports" Family Practice Residency Grand Rounds; State University of New York at Buffalo (2003)
  • "Back Pain" Williamsville Pediatrics (2002)
  • "Permanent hemiepiphyseodesis for the correction of non-Blount’s angular knee deformity" Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (2002)
  • "Reliability of roentgenogram evaluation of pedicle screw position" North American Spine Society Annual Meeting (1996)
  • "Reliability of roentgenogram evaluation of pedicle screw position" Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting (1996)
  • "Comparison of ocular inflammation stimulated by intravitreal injection of Interleukin-8 and Interleukin-1 in Lewis and Fischer 344 rats" Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting (1990)
  • "Ocular inflammation stimulated by intravitreal injection of Interleukin-8" International Symposium on the Immunology and Immunopathology of the Eye (1990)
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Service Activities:

  • UB Associates Board of Directors; Board of Directors (2019–2020)
  • Faculty Practice Management Plan Governing Board Audit Committee; Committee Member (2019–present)
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Admissions Committee; Committee Member (2019–present)
  • Faculty Practice Management Plan Governing Board Secretary; Secretary (2019–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital Foundation, Golf Tournament Committee; Member (2016–2018)
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Board; Vice President (2016–present)
  • Faculty Practice Management Plan University at Buffalo; Alternate Member (2014–2018)
  • Medical Advisory Committee; President (2012–2013)
  • Medical Advisory Committee; Officer; Committee Member (2008–2011)
  • Medical Executive Committee; Treasurer (2008–2010)
  • Medical Executive Committee Kaleida Health; Committee Member (2006–2010)
  • Medical Advisory Committee Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo; Member (2004–2013)

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Contact Information

Amherst Health Center
4949 Harlem Road
Amherst, New York 14226
Phone: (716) 204-3251
mferrick@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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