Urology Residency Program

Teresa L. Danforth, MD.

“Our program provides robust and comprehensive training, ensuring that our graduates have acquired the knowledge and skills to enter into autonomous practice in urology,” says Teresa L. Danforth, MD, program director.

Our five-year residency program prepares you to safely and effectively care for patients; develops the skills and knowledge you need to practice robotic surgery and all urologic procedures; and solidifies your foundation for continued professional growth. We are known for our distinguished faculty, unparalleled training opportunities and compassionate patient care. 

Why Should You Choose Our Residency?

Curriculum Designed to Meet Your Needs

If you train in our program, you’ll understand the benefit of the experiences our curriculum provides; you’ll feel confident treating male and female adult and pediatric patients and handling the most challenging cases.

Our program is structured to give you clinical and operative experience while helping you develop your skills in literature review. Additionally, we know the importance of research and staying current in the field, so we enable you to undertake research during your time in our residency.

Variety of Training Environments

Our program enables you to treat patients in a variety of settings. Whether you’re administering care in a dedicated pediatric hospital, performing procedures in ambulatory centers or seeing patients in the private office environment, you’ll always be gaining experience that’s indispensable to your career.

You’ll train in health care facilities throughout the greater Buffalo area, and we ensure you’re ready to provide competent treatment for the full spectrum of urologic conditions.

Dedicated Mentors

Our faculty members are known throughout the region for their expertise. In our program, they’re known for the friendly, effective guidance they provide. The achievements our current residents attain during training and the fulfillment they experience throughout their careers speak to the high quality mentoring environment our faculty create.

Moreover, former trainees report that our program’s mentoring has made a difference in their careers.

Complementary Didactics

As a resident in our program, you can expect to attend meetings that help you build critical evaluation skills and learn information that’s invaluable to developing your expertise in many areas of urology.

Our trainees say our conferences are thought-provoking gatherings that expand their knowledge and complement their hands-on training.

We’ll expose you to distinguished guest speakers and lectures that will expand your thinking and introduce you to developing ideas and key concepts about urologic medicine.

Valuable Research Opportunities

You can contribute to current developments in the field of urology. We’ll furnish you with solid knowledge of approaches used in basic science research, as well as clinical and translational research.

Publications by our faculty reflect the broad range of research interests encompassed by our department. Our residents and graduates share research studies with physicians and scientists worldwide through publications in leading academic journals. 

Accredited Program

The University at Buffalo Department of Urology residency program strives to ensure that there is extensive resident education in all domains of urology.

The UB urology program has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) since 1985.

A Beautiful, Vibrant Living Community

  • Buffalo is known for its snow, but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that our region enjoys four distinct seasons.

    Our region is characterized by a neighborly way of life, an unpretentious nature and spirited loyalty among residents.

    Get past the snowy stereotype and you’ll be immediately captivated by Buffalo’s beauty, heritage, temperate climate and welcoming environment.

Program Director

Danforth, Teresa

Teresa Danforth, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Buffalo General Medical Center 100 High Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 859-3760; Fax: (716) 844-5050

Email: danforth@buffalo.edu

Associate Program Director

Brennan, Matthew

3085 Harlem Road Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Phone: 7168445000

Email: msb29@buffalo.edu

Training Program Administrator

Steve Crowe.

Steve Crowe

Training Program Administrator

Department of Urology

Buffalo General Medical Center, 100 High Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 859-3760; Fax: (716) 859-4015

Email: scrowe2@buffalo.edu