Buffalo General Medical Center

This busy acute care center is the site of four of your rotations.

Buffalo General Medical Center building exterior.

Buffalo General Medical Center is one of the region’s major hospitals, drawing much of its patient base from the surrounding urban area.

Located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, this 500-bed hospital also serves as a tertiary referral center for Western New York’s eight counties.

Patients present with the entire range of disease states in internal medicine, general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery, with many critically ill cases.


Three of your first-year rotations take place here: ambulatory surgery, cardiac care and the medical intensive care unit.

Your inpatient service rotation accounts for 12 weeks of your PGY-1 year and 16 weeks of your second and third years.



Core rotations


  • 7 full-time departmental faculty

Patient Population

  • 55 percent female
  • 35 percent Medicare patients on hospital services
  • 15-25 percent Medicare patients in the ambulatory clinic