Critical Care

We train our graduates to become the next generation of leaders in the field of pediatric critical care medicine — dedicated to advocacy, education and clinical excellence.

We take pride in the fellow, resident and medical student training we provide, equipping our trainees with the knowledge and skills that align with both their training level and their professional ambitions.

Our research activities cover a broad range of topics in pediatric critical care medicine. We focus our ongoing research efforts on developing novel therapeutic strategies that will lead to treatment advances for patients.

Indeed, all of our divisional efforts come full circle to our patients. Thanks to our faculty’s depth of subspecialty expertise, we’re known regionwide for providing patients with the most sophisticated care and the most advanced treatments available.

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    Our faculty have distinguished themselves as innovative researchers, dedicated teachers and trusted clinicians.
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    Whether you’re a medical student, resident or fellow, we’re committed to furthering your interests and skills in pediatric critical care medicine.
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    We are active in a wide variety of clinical research projects that mirror the diversity of our individual areas of expertise. 
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    The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH) maintains a standard of excellence in providing medical care for the infants and children of Western New York.

Interim Chief, Critical Care

Pastore, John

John Pastore, MD, MBA

Clinical Associate Professor

UBMD Pediatrics Division of General Pediatrics 1001 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 323-0034; Fax: (716) 323-0292


Waz, Wayne

Wayne Waz, MD

Clinical Professor and Division Chief, Nephrology

UBMD Pediatrics Division of Nephrology 1001 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 323-0140; Fax: (716) 323-0292



1001 Main Street
5th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 323-0200
Fax: (716) 323-0293