P. Ben Ham III MD, MS

P. Ben Ham

P. Ben Ham
III MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Bioinformatics; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Oncology; Pediatric Surgery; Surgery - Trauma; Thoracic Surgery

Contact Information
1001 Main St
Division of Pediatric Surgery
K-3543
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-323-6607
Fax: 716-323-6683
pbhamiii@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

Dr. Ham graduated summa cum laude, with highest honors from the University of Georgia with a BS in Chemistry and completed a MS in Chemistry concomitantly. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia at the top of his class, and completed his general surgery training also at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. He completed his training in Pediatric Surgery at John R. Oishei Children‘s Hospital with the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Interests of Dr. Ham‘s include Pediatric Surgery, Aerodigestive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ECMO, Pediatric Surgical Oncology, and Clinical Informatics.

Dr. Ham is a member of the National Eagle Scout Association, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the American College of Surgeons, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. He has received the Merck Manual Award, the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, and multiple teaching awards.

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, Jacobs School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2020)
  • Residency, General Surgery, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University (Formerly Georgia Health Sciences University) (2018)
  • MD, Medicine, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University (Formerly Georgia Health Sciences University) (2012)
  • BS, Chemistry, The University of Georgia (2007)
  • MS, Chemistry, The University of Georgia (2007)

Employment:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, The State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2020-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • Augusta University Department of Surgery “Best Resident Teacher” (2018)
  • Augusta University Medical Center, “Resident of the Year” Finalist (2017)
  • Augusta University Department of Surgery Research Award (2016)
  • Augusta University Medical Center, “Resident of the Year” Finalist (2016)
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (2012)
  • Merck Manual Award for 4.0 GPA in Medical School (2012)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2011)
  • Alpha Upsilon Phi Service and Leadership Honor Society (2011)
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Honor Society (2011)
  • Ken Whitten Teaching Award (2007)
  • University of Georgia (UGA) Science Award (2007)
  • UGA Department of Chemistry Outstanding Research Award (2006)
  • UGA Teaching Assistant Merit Award (2006)
  • Senator Barry M. Goldwater Scholar (2005)
  • Courts International Scholar (2005)
  • National Merit Scholar (2003)
  • Eagle Scout (2000)

Research Expertise:

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

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Professional Memberships:

  • American Pediatric Surgical Association (2014–present)
  • National Eagle Scout Association (2000–present)

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Contact Information

1001 Main St
Division of Pediatric Surgery
K-3543
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-323-6607
Fax: 716-323-6683
pbhamiii@buffalo.edu

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

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