Buffalo General Medical Center

Located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Buffalo General Medical Center offers a wide spectrum of clinical inpatient and outpatient treatment programs.

B G M C exterior.

This 500-bed acute care center, located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, is one of the region’s major hospitals.

Much of the patient base comes from the local urban area. The hospital also serves as a tertiary referral center, with a significant patient population drawn from 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.


At our Buffalo General Medical Center (BGMC) site, you'll gain experience diagnosing and treating a wide variety of common and unusual gastrointestinal disorders. We emphasize areas including:

  • alcoholic liver disease
  • cirrhosis
  • functional gastrointestinal disorders
  • hepatitis B and C
  • hepatocellular carcinoma
  • inflammatory bowel disease


At BGMC, you'll work alongside faculty with research interests in areas including:

  • barriers to hepatitis C screening and treatment
  • new therapeutic agents for hepatitis C and fatty liver disease
  • the use of telemedicine to treat hepatitis C virus in methadone maintenance clinics

Liver Clinic

You'll have the opportunity to train in a liver clinic that takes a comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and management of liver disease.

Working alongside our liver disease specialists, you'll increase your knowledge of hepatology practice and learn about providing in-depth liver care, from diagnostics and testing to novel therapies.


Your research and elective rotations may also take place at BGMC.


Faculty at this site have expertise in:

  • addiction medicine
  • hepatology
  • liver disease
  • viral hepatitis

Patient Population

  • 55% female
  • 45% male
  • 15-25% Medicare patients in the ambulatory clinic
  • 35% Medicare patients on hospital services