Dr. Behrens is a clinical instructor for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, Erie County Medical Center (Level I Trauma Center) and the Buffalo VA Medical Center.
Originally from Germany, he has been calling the Buffalo area home since 1999. He graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and completed Residency in Emergency Medicine at UB. During residency he was heavily involved in the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association and after a year of being the program representative, he held the position of the first ever International Representative to EMRA.
Education and Training:
Residency, Emergency Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Department of Emergency Medicine (2012)
MD, SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine (2009)
BA, Physical/Medical Anthropology, SUNY at Buffalo, Magna Cum Laude (2005)
Attending Physician, Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (2012-present)
Attending Physician, Buffalo VA Medical Center (2012-present)
Attending Physician, Erie County Medical Center (2012-present)
Clinical Instructor in Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2012-present)
Institutional Administrator, American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) (2006–2009)
Junior Research Assistant, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2003–2008)
Medical Student Researcher, Erie County Medical Center (2006)
Medical Student Researcher, Erie County Medical Center (2005)
Blondell RD, Behrens T, et al. (2008) Peer Support During Inpatient Detoxification and Aftercare Outcomes. Addict Disord Their Treatment (Jun), 7(2): 77-86.
Jehle D, Behrens T, Auinger P. (2007) Left vs. Right Rollover Crashes: Frequency and Impact on Fatality. (May) S69-S69
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
American Medical Association (AMA)
Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
"Usage of Scribes in the Emergency Department" Society of Academic Emergency Medicine National Conference; SAEM; Emergency Department (2012)
"Do 12-Step Call Peer Visits Help Patients Following Inpatient Detoxification?" American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 37th Annual Medical Scientific Conference; American Society of Addiction Medicine; Addiction Medicine (2006)
Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor Provided free healthcare for the occupants of Cornerstone Manor; Volunteer (2005)
Light House Clinic Free medical student run clinic to provide healthcare for the underserved inner-city population of Buffalo, NY; Volunteer (2005–2009)
Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes Center Performed clerical tasks, clinic preparation, data entry, correspondences; Volunteer (2004)