Gregory S. Cherr MD

Gregory Cherr

Gregory S. Cherr
MD

Professor of Surgery (Vascular Surgery), Associate Dean for GME, Designated Institutional Official

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Contact Information
Buffalo General Medical Center
Department of Vascular Surgery B-7
100 High Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 859-2810
Fax: (716) 859-4580
gcherr@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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

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Education and Training:

  • MD, Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston (1996)
  • Pathobiology of Vascular Disease Program, Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem
  • BA, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston

Employment:

  • Professor of Surgery with Tenure, Department of Surgery, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (2019-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Surgery, The State University of NY at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2002-present)
  • Associate Professor with Tenure, Surgery, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2002-present)
  • Research Associate Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (2011–2014)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (2006–2011)
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (1999–2001)

Awards and Honors:

  • Western New York Top Doctors (2019)
  • Gold Foundation Faculty Mentor (2019)
  • Elected into The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society (2019)
  • Western NY Top Doctors (2018)
  • Graduate Medical Education Leadership Fellowship, AAMC Group on Resident Affairs (2018)
  • Leadership Education and Development Fellowship, American Association of Medical Colleges (2017)
  • Gold Humanism Professor Competition, Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2011)
  • American College of Surgeons Australia/New Zealand Traveling Fellowship Award (2011)
  • University at Buffalo Primary Medicine Master Educator Program (2011)
  • American College of Surgeons Australia/New Zealand Traveling Fellowship Award (2010)
  • University at Buffalo Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Award (2010)
  • Surgical Education Research Fellowship, (2009)
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (2008)
  • Royal College of Physicians Educators Program (2008)
  • University at Buffalo Medical Leadership Academy (2007)
  • Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting (2006)
  • American College of Surgeons Health Policy Scholarship (2005)
  • University at Buffalo Geriatrics Center of Excellence Award for Evidence Based Medicine (2004)
  • First prize, Residents and Fellows Research Day, Division of Surgical Sciences. (2000)
  • theta Chi Foundation Scholar, Tufts University School of Medicine (1992)
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, University of Virginia (1987)
  • Eastman Kodak National Merit Scholar (1987)
  • Echols Scholar, University of Virginia (1987)
  • Intermediate Honors, University of Virginia (1985)

Research Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm repair: Open and Endovascular
  • Arteriovenous Access for Dialysis
  • Complex aortic and mesentric arterial repair
  • Endovascular AAA Repair
  • Medical Education
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease: Open, endovascular and medical management
  • Renal Artery Disease: Open and Endovascular treatment

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • July 2020–June 2021
    "Improving access to healthcare-related legal services: A method to address the social determinants of health for vascular surgery patients"
    University at Buffalo Evan Calkins Award for Community Based Research
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $3,000
  • October 2016–June 2018
    "Engagement in Residency: A Systematic, Meta-narrative Literature Review"
    Arnold P. Gold Foundation Mapping the Landscape Program
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $5,000
  • July 2012–June 2013
    "Promoting Humanism During Stressful Training: Pilot Program for Resident Chapter of the Gold Humanism Society"
    Arnold P. Gold Foundation
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $5,000
  • January 2012–December 2012
    "Medical Simulation to Teach Leadership/Teamwork Skills to Medical Students"
    Arnold P. Gold Foundation Harvard Macy Institute Scholars Program
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • July 2010–June 2011
    "Leadership training for general surgery residents: Program development and evaluation"
    University at Buffalo Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Award
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $3,000
  • June 2010–June 2011
    "Teamwork training for medical students: Program development and evaluation"
    SUNY at Buffalo Primary Care Master Educator Program
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $2,000
  • January 2009–January 2010
    "Clinical Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of FS VH S/D 500 S-apr for Hemostasis in Subjects Undergoing Vascular Surgery"
    Baxter Healthcare Industry
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $16,015
  • July 2006–June 2008
    "Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholars Award"
    American Geriatrics Society
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $200,000
  • September 2003–August 2007
    "UB Geriatric Center of Excellence"
    Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Grant
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,999,200
  • October 2004–September 2005
    "The relationship between and peripheral arterial disease, depression, walking impairment and chronic pain in the elderly"
    Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Grant for Evidence Based Medicine
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $10,000
  • July 1999–June 2001
    "Pathobiology of Vascular Disease Program"
    NIH
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • June 2018
    A Prospective, Multicenter, Non-Blinded, Non-Randomized Study of the Relay Pro Thoracic Stent-Graft in Subjects with an Acute, Complicated Type B Aortic Dissection"
    Bolton Medical, Inc.
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 2018
    "Evaluation of the GORE TAG Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis (TBE Device) in the Treatment of Lesions of the Aortic Arch and Descending Thoracic Aorta"
    W.L. Gore and Associates
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $13,041
  • June 2017
    "Assessment of the Gore Excluder Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis in the Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms"
    W.L. Gore and Associates
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $35,996
  • June 2016
    "Prevena Incision Management System Versus Dermabond in the Prevention of Groin Wound Infections in Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery"
    KCI USA Incorporated
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $50,000
  • June 2016
    "Prevena Incision Management System Versus Dermabond in the Prevention of Groin Wound Infections in Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery"
    KCI USA Incorporated
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $50,000
  • June 2013
    "Global Registry for Endovascular Aortic Treatment (GREAT) Outcomes Evaluation"
    W.L. Gore and Associates
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $16,015
  • January 2013
    "A Phase II Clinical Study of the Safety and Performance of the Treovance Stent-Graft with Navitel Delivery System for Patients with Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms"
    Bolton Medical - Werfen Group
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $169,650
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Journal Articles:

  • Orrange S., Aronoff, N., Berger, R., Sheehan D., Cherr, GS. (2021) Engagement in Residency: Metanarrative literature review. In Preparation. (Jun)
  • Cherr GS, Hansen KJ, Craven TE, Edwards MS, Ligush J, Levy PJ, Freedman BI, Dean RH. (2020) Surgical management of atherosclerotic renovascular disease. Cardiovasc Surg (Oct), 72(10): 175.
  • Arteaga-Cardona F, Estévez JO, Méndez-Rojas MA, Hidalgo-Tobón S, Dies-Suarez P, Silva-González NR, Gracia Y Jiménez JM, Cherr GN, Salazar-Kuri U, Cherr G. (2020) Fabrication of a multifunctional magnetic-fluorescent material for medical applications. Dalton Trans (Apr), 49(14): 4376-4389.
  • Cunningham B, Torres-Duarte C, Cherr G, Adams N. (2020) Effects of three zinc-containing sunscreens on development of purple sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) embryos. Aquat Toxicol (Jan), 218: 105355-105355.
  • Khan SZ, Montross B, Rivero M, Cherr GS, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH. (2020) Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ACEI/ARB) are Associated with Improved Limb Salvage after Infrapopliteal Interventions for Critical Limb Ischemia. Annals of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 63
  • Khan SZ, O’Brien-Irr, MS, Rivero M, Blochle R, Cherr GS, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH, Lukan J, Rowe VL, Harris LM. (2020) Improved Survival with Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors & Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ACE/ARB) in Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia (CLTI). Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan)
  • Khan SZ, Rivero M, Nader ND, Cherr G, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH. (2019) Metformin Is Associated with Improved Survival and Decreased Cardiac Events with No Impact on Patency and Limb Salvage after Revascularization for Peripheral Arterial Disease. Ann Vasc Surg (Feb), 55: 63-77.
  • O‘Brien-Irr MS, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH, Shalaby S, Cherr G, Rivero M, Kuoduomas D, Harris LM. (2019) Outcomes after Lower Extremity Revascularization for Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia with Tissue Loss in Patients with Chronic Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disease. Ann Vasc Surg (Feb), 55: 96-103.
  • Yang G, Dosluoglu HH, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Cherr GS. (2019) Rupture of a Previously Thrombosed Hepatic Artery Aneurysm. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 70
  • Dosluoglu HH, Rivero M, Khan SZ, Cherr GS, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (2019) Preemptive Non-selective Perigraft Aortic Sac Embolization with Coils (PNPASEC) to Prevent Type II Endoleak after Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR). Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 70
  • Cherr GS, Orrange SM, Berger RC. (2019) Remediation of the Struggling Clinical Educator. Journal of Graduate Medical Education (Jan)(11)
  • Khan SZ, Rivero M, Cherr G, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH. (2018) Long Term Durability of Infrainguinal Endovascular and Open Revascularization for Disabling Claudication. Annals of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 51: 55-64.
  • Khan SZ, Rivero M, Harris L, Dryjski M, Cherr GS, Nader ND, Dosluoglu HH. (2017) Metformin Is Associated With Improved Survival and Decreased Cardiac Events With No Impact on Patency and Limb Salvage After Revascularization for Chronic Limb Ischemia. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jul), 4(66): 92-93.
  • Satchidanand N, Fine J, Cherr GS. (2017) A path perspective on bio-psychosocial predictors of health status in peripheral arterial disease. Journal of Clinical Transl Sci (Jul), 1(1): 73.
  • O‘Brien-Irr, M., Harris LM, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G, Rivero M, Noor, S., Curl, GR, Dryjski ML. (2017) Factors that Impact Cost and Clinical Outcomes of Endovascular Aortic Repair for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. J Vasc Surg (Jan), 65: 997-1005.
  • Kurenov, S., Cendan, J., Dindar, S., Attwood KM, Hassett JM, Nawotniak, R., Cherr G, Cance W, Peters, J. (2017) Surgeon-Authored Virtual Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Module is Judged Effective and Preferred Over Traditional Teaching Tools. Surg Innov (Jan), 1: 72-81.
  • Dryjski ML, O'Brien-Irr MS, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS, Rivero M, Noor S. Curl GR, Harris LM. (2015) Factors That Impact Cost and Clinical Outcomes with Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR). Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jul), 3(62): 792.
  • Dryjski ML, O'Brien-Irr MS, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS, Harris LM. (2015) Impact of Graft Cost and Reimbursement on Hospital Contribution Margin in EVAR Patients. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jun), 6(61): 128S.
  • Moscato, V., O'Brien-Irr, M, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G, Harris LM. (2015) Clinical Feasibility And Financial Impact Of Same Day Discharge In Patients Undergoing Endovascular Aortic Repair For Elective Infra-abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. J Vasc Surg (Jan), 62: 855-861.
  • Dryjski ML, O'Brien-Irr MS, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS, Noor S, Curl GR, Harris LM. (2014) Outcomes and Costs Associated With Secondary Amputation (SA) Following Endovascular Intervention (EVI) Without Healing and Primary Amputation (PA) in the Treatment of Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) and Tissue Loss (TL). Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jun), 6(59): 72S-73S.
  • Moscato V, O'Brien-Irr MS, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS, Harris LM. (2014) Clinical Feasibility and Financial Impact of Same-Day Discharge in Patients Undergoing Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) for Elective Infra-abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA). Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jun), 3(60): 825-826.
  • Dryjski ML, O'Brien-Irr MS, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS, Noor S, Curl GR, Harris LM. (2014) Outcomes and Costs Associated With Secondary Amputation (SA) Following Endovascular Intervention (EVI) Without Healing and Primary Amputation (PA) in the Treatment of Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) and Tissue Loss (TL). Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jun), 6(59): 72S-73S.
  • Dave, R., Sanghera, SS., Cherr G, Wilkinson N. (2013) Common hepatic artery revascularization using splenic artery bypass after en bloc resection of the celiac axis. Surgery (Jan), 154(5): 1139-1141.
  • Satchidanand N, Fox CH, Brunton, K., Freudenheim JL, Hassett JM, Naughton BJ, Cherr G. (2013) Exploring Predictors of Walking Ability Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Aging Health (Jan), 9: 189-197.
  • Satchidanand N, Fox, C, Brunton K, Cherr GS. (2012) Walking Ability is Associated with Pain, Depression and Overweight among Community Dwelling Older Adults. Journal American Geriatric Society (Jun)(60): S123.
  • Cherr GS, Glaser K, Panchal A, Bowdish EA, Hassett JM. (2012) Results of a teamwork/leadership training program for third-year medical students. Journal of Surgical Research (Jun)(172): 220-221.
  • Malin BT, Merzianu M, Cherr GS, Thankappan K, Rigual NR. (2011) Acute Carotid Rupture Associated with Postoperative Staphylococcus Aureus Infection. Laryngoscope (Jun), S288(121)
  • Ramanathan, AK, Nader ND, Dryjski ML, Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G, Curl, GR, Kuritzky, AS, Harris LM. (2011) Retrospective Review of Basilic and Cephalic-vein Based Fistulas. Vascular (Jan), 19: 97-104.
  • Freiburg, C., James, T., Moalem, J., Takamura, A., Cherr G. (2011) Strategies to accommodate resident work hour restrictions: Impact on surgical education. J Surg Educ. (Jan), 68: 387-392.
  • Boden WE, Cherr GS, Eagle KA, Cannon CP, Califf RM, Hirsch AT, Alberts MJ, Criqui M, Creager MA, Massaro JM, D‘Agostino RB, Steg PG, Bhatt DL, Cherr G. (2010) Prior cardiovascular interventions are not associated with worsened clinical outcomes in patients with symptomatic atherothrombosis. Crit Pathw Cardiol (Sep), 9(3): 116-125.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Loghmanee C, Lall P, Cherr GS, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Cherr G. (2010) Management of early (<30 day) vascular groin infections using vacuum-assisted closure alone without muscle flap coverage in a consecutive patient series. J Vasc Surg (May), 51(5): 1160-1166.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Loghmanee C, Lall P, Cherr G, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (2010) Graft Preservation in Early (<30 day) Groin Infections Using Vacuum-Assisted Closure Without Muscle Flap Coverage in a Consecutive Patient Series. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 51: 1160-1166.
  • Maru S, Dosluoglu H, Dryjski M, Cherr G, Curl GR, Harris LM. (2009) Thoracic outlet syndrome in children and young adults. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (Nov), 38(5): 560-564.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Lall P, Cherr GS, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Cherr G. (2009) Superior limb salvage with endovascular therapy in octogenarians with critical limb ischemia. J Vasc Surg (Aug), 50(2): 305-315.
  • Cherr GS, Moalem J, Dayton MT, James TA, Michael JS, Hassett JM, Cherr G. (2009) Young surgeons‘ attitudes regarding surgery and professional organizations. Am J Surg (Jul), 198(1): 142-149.
  • Moalem J, Salzman P, Ruan DT, Cherr GS, Freiburg CB, Farkas RL, Brewster L, James TA, Cherr G. (2009) Should all duty hours be the same? Results of a national survey of surgical trainees. J Am Coll Surg (Jul), 209(1): 47-54.
  • Cherr GS, James TA, Moalem J, Dayton MT, Hassett JM. (2009) Academic surgeons perceptions of the future of surgery and professional organizations: Results of a survey of young surgeons. Journal of Surgical Research (Jun)(151): 240-241.
  • Powell AC, Casey K, Liewehr DJ, Hayanga A, James TA, Cherr GS, Cherr G. (2009) Results of a national survey of surgical resident interest in international experience, electives, and volunteerism. J Am Coll Surg (Feb), 208(2): 304-312.
  • NasirKhan MU, Lall P, Cherr G, Dosluoglu HH. (2009) Predictors of Limb Loss Despite a Patent Endovascular-Treated Arterial Segment (PETAS). Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 49: 1440-1445.
  • Blochle R, Lall P, Cherr G, Harris L, Dryjski M, Hsu H, Dosluoglu, H. (2008) Management of patients with concomitant lung cancer and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Am J Surg (Nov), 196(5): 697-702.
  • Blochle R, Lall P, Cherr GS, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Hsu HK, Dosluoglu HH. (2008) Management of patients with concomitant lung cancer and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Am J Surg (Nov), 196(5): 697-702.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS, Lall P, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (2008) Peroneal artery-only runoff following endovascular revascularizations is effective for limb salvage in patients with tissue loss. J Vasc Surg (Jul), 48(1): 137-143.
  • Cherr GS, Brunton K, Freudenheim J, Naughton B, Hassett JM. (2008) Impaired walking ability in community-dwelling older adults: Identification of associated factors that can be modified. Journal American Geriatric Society (Jun), S19(56)
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS, Lall P, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (2008) Regarding "Peroneal artery-only runoff following endovascular revascularization is effective for limb salvage in patients with tissue loss" in reply. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jun)(48): 1643.
  • Cherr GS, Zimmerman PM, Wang J, Dosluoglu HH. (2008) Depression, peripheral arterial disease, and screening cardiovascular events. J Gen Intern Med (Jun)(23): 1544.
  • Bowdish E, Katz D.,James t., Moalem J., Cherr GS. (2008) Female surgeons' perceptions of the future of surgery: Results of a survey of young surgeons. Journal American Coll Surg (Jun), S91(207)
  • Cherr GS, Zimmerman PM, Wang J, Dosluoglu HH. (2008) Patients with depression are at increased risk for secondary cardiovascular events after lower extremity revascularization. J Gen Intern Med (May), 23(5): 629-634.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Kittredge J, Cherr GS. (2008) Use of cryopreserved femoral vein for in situ replacement of infected femorofemoral prosthetic artery bypass. Vasc Endovascular Surg (Feb), 42(1): 74-78.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G, Lall P, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (2008) Stenting vs. Above-knee Polytetrafluoroethyleve Bypass for Trans Atlantic Inter-Society Concensus-II (TASC-II) C and D Superficial Femoral Artery Disease. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 48: 1166-1174.
  • Cherr G, Zimmerman PM, Wang J, Dosluoglu HH. (2008) Patients with Depression are at Increased Risk of Secondary Cardiovascular Events After Lower Extremity Revascularization. Journal of General Internal Medicine (Jan), 23: 629-634.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G, Lall P, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (2008) Peroneal Artery-Only Runoff Following Endovascular Interventions is Effective For Limb Salvage in Patients with Tissue Loss. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 48: 137-143.
  • Zimmerman PM, Cherr G, Angelos GC, Gona J, Dosluoglu HH. (2008) Is F-18 FDG PET Imaging Too Sensitive for the Diagnosis of Vascular Endograft Infection? A Case Report. Vascular (Jan), 16: 346-349.
  • Cherr, GS. (2007) News from the Chair-Will surgical quality initiatives affect surgical training?. RAS-ACS News (Nov)
  • Cherr, GS. (2007) Hearing the voice of young surgeons. RAS-ACS News (Oct)
  • Cherr, GS. (2007) How to make your voice heard. RAS-ACS News (Jun)
  • Cherr GS, Wang J, Zimmerman PM, Dosluoglu HH. (2007) Depression is associated with worse patency and recurrent leg symptoms after lower extremity revascularization. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (Jun)(33): 503-504.
  • Cherr, GS. (2007) RAS-ACS helps College hear the voices of young surgeons. Surgery News (Jun), 13(7)
  • Cherr GS, Wang J, Zimmerman PM, Dosluoglu HH. (2007) Depression is associated with worse patency and recurrent leg symptoms after lower extremity revascularization. J Vasc Surg (Apr), 45(4): 744-750.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Harris LM, Cherr GS. (2007) Recanalization of concomitant iliac artery and common femoral artery occlusions using an antegrade hybrid (open/endovascular) approach. Vasc Endovascular Surg (Apr), 41(2): 130-134.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (2007) Total percutaneous endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms using Perclose ProGlide closure devices. J Endovasc Ther (Apr), 14(2): 184-188.
  • Cherr, GS. (2007) What a young surgeon can teach the American College of Surgeons. RAS-ACS News (Mar)
  • Dosluoglu HH, Attuwaybi B, Cherr G, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (2007) Management of Heel Ulcers and Gangrene in the Endovascular Era. American Journal of Surgery (Jan), 194: 600-605.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (2007) Rheolytic Thrombectomy, Angioplasty and Selective Stenting for Subacute, Isolated Popliteal Artery Occlusions. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 46: 717-723.
  • Cherr G, Wang J, Zimmerman PM, Dosluoglu HH. (2007) The Effect of Depression on Patency and Peripheral Arterial Disease After Lower Extremity Revascularization. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 45: 744-750.
  • Dosluoglu HH, O‘Brien-Irr MS, Lukan J, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Cherr GS. (2006) Does preferential use of endovascular interventions by vascular surgeons improve limb salvage, control of symptoms, and survival of patients with critical limb ischemia?. Am J Surg (Nov), 192(5): 572-576.
  • Cherr GS, Sutton J., Shalgian C. (2006) Advocacy and health policy update. RAS-ACS News (Nov)
  • Cherr, GS. (2006) News from the Chair of RAS-ACS. RAS-ACS News (Oct)
  • Cherr GS, Cherr G. (2006) Acute care surgery: enhancing outcomes or fragmenting care?. Bull Am Coll Surg (Jul), 91(7): 40-43.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr GS. (2006) Pre-arteriotomy guidewire access (PAGA): a crucial maneuver for securing inflow and/or outflow in patients with bulky iliofemoral occlusive disease undergoing combined (open/endovascular) procedures. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (Jul), 32(1): 97-100.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Schimpf DK, Schultz R, Cherr GS. (2006) Preservation of exposed vascular grafts using vacuum assisted closure-In response. Journal of Vascular Surgey (Jun)(44): 226.
  • Cherr GS, Sutton J, Shalgian C. (2006) Advocacy and health policy update-Pay for Performance. RAS-ACS News. (Mar)
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G. (2006) Pre-Arteriotomy Guidewire Access (PAGA). A Crucial Maneuver for Securing Inflow and/or Outflow in Patients with Bulky Iliofemoral Occlusive Disease Undergoing Combined (Open/Endovascular) Procedures. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (Jan), 32: 97-100.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Cherr G. (2006) Pre-arteriotomy guidewire access (PAGA): A crucial maneuver for securing inflow and/or outflow in patients with bulky iliofemoral occlusive disease undergoing combined (open/endovascular) procedures. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (Jan), 32: 97-100.
  • Dosluoglu HH, O'Brien-Irr, Lukan JK, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Cherr G. (2006) Does Preferential Use of Endovascular Interventions by Vascular Surgeons Improve Limb Salvage, Control of Symptoms and Survival In Patients Presenting with Critical Limb Ischemia?. American Journal of Surgery (Jan), 192: 572-576.
  • Raghavendran K, Cherr GS, Ford PF, Burkhard PG, Bell-Thomson J, Cherr GS. (2005) Successful management of concomitant aortoesophageal and aortotracheal fistulae secondary to a thoracic aortic aneurysm: case report and review of literature. J Vasc Surg (Dec), 42(6): 1218-1220.
  • Dosluoglu HH, Schimpf DK, Schultz R, Cherr GS. (2005) Preservation of infected and exposed vascular grafts using vacuum assisted closure without muscle flap coverage. J Vasc Surg (Nov), 42(5): 989-992.
  • Cherr GS. (2005) Collaboration with the Committee on Young Surgeons. RAS-ACS News. (Jun)
  • Cherr, GS. (2005) Update on the Board of Regents. RAS-ACS News (Jun)
  • Cherr GS. (2005) Keeping our newest members. Surgery News (Jun), 14(1)
  • Cherr, GS. (2005) Renal Artery Disease. Western New York Vascular Society Newsletter (Apr)
  • Cherr GS. (2005) Surgical Jeopardy. RAS-ACS News (Mar)
  • Dosluoglu HH, Schimpf DK, Schultz R, Cherr G. (2005) Preservation of Infected and Exposed Vascular Grafts Using Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC) Without Muscle Flap Coverage. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 42: 989-992.
  • Lukish, J., Cruess, D., Cherr G. (2005) Personal satisfaction and mentorship are critical factors for today's resident surgeons to seek surgical training. Amer Surg (Jan), 71: 971-974.
  • Raghavendran K, Cherr G, Ford, P.F., Burkard P, Bell-Thompson, J. (2005) Successful Management of concomitant aortoesophageal and aortotracheal fistulae secondary to thoracic aortic aneurism : case report and review of literature. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 42: 1218-1220.
  • Underwood, W., Boyd, AJ, Fletcher, KE, Lypson, ML, Cherr G. (2005) Viewpoints from generation X: a survey of candidate and associate viewpoints on resident duty-hour regulations. Amer Col Surg (Jan), 42: 989-992.
  • Cherr GS. (2004) Resident and Associate Society holds annual symposium. RAS-ACS News (Oct)
  • Cherr GS. (2004) Resident and Associate Society holds annual symposium. American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress News (Oct)
  • Cherr GS. (2004) Expert Witness-What is new?. RAS-ACS News (Oct)
  • Winslow ER, Katranji A, Cherr GS, Cherr G. (2004) Surgical residents: are they students or employees?. Bull Am Coll Surg (Jul), 89(7): 14-16.
  • Cherr GS, Sutherland M, Boardman C, Underwood W. (2004) Update: Revising the CAS-ACS Bylaws. CAS-ACS News (Mar)
  • Cherr GS. (2004) What you should know about restrictive covenants. CAS-ACS News (Mar)
  • Zhang WW, Kulaylat MN, Anain PM, Dosluoglu HH, Harris LM, Cherr G, Dayton MT, Dryjski ML. (2004) Embolization As a Cause of Bowel Ischemia After Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 40(5): 867-872.
  • Zhang, W., Kulaylat MN, Anain, P, Dosluoglu HH, Harris LM, Cherr G, Dayton MT, Dryjski ML. (2004) Emboliztion as a cause of bowel ischemia after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 40: 867-872.
  • Edwards MS, Hansen KJ, Craven TE, Cherr GS, Bleyer AJ, Burke GL, Dean RH, Cherr G. (2003) Relationships between renovascular disease, blood pressure, and renal function in the elderly: a population-based study. Am J Kidney Dis (May), 41(5): 990-996.
  • Edwards, MS, Hansen, KJ, Craven, TE, Cherr G, Bleyer, AJ, Burke, GL, Dean, RH. (2003) Relationahips between renovascular disease, blood pressure, and renal function in the elderly. A population-based study. Am J Kidney (Jan), 41: 990-996.
  • Edwards MS, Cherr GS, Craven TE, Olsen AW, Plonk GW, Geary RL, Ligush JL, Hansen KJ. (2003) Acute Occlusive Mesenteric Ischemia: Surgical Management and Outcomes. Ann Vasc Surg (Jan).
  • Cherr GS, Cherr G. (2002) The origins of regulated resident work hours: New York and beyond. Bull Am Coll Surg (Nov), 87(11): 23-27.
  • Hansen KJ, Edwards MS, Craven TE, Cherr GS, Jackson SA, Appel RG, Burke GL, Dean RH. (2002) Prevalence of renovascular disease in the elderly: a population-based study. J Vasc Surg (Sep), 36(3): 443-451.
  • Ligush J, Pearce JD, Edwards MS, Eskridge MR, Cherr GS, Plonk GW, Hansen KJ. (2002) Analysis of medical risk factors and outcomes in patients undergoing open versus endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg (Sep), 36(3): 492-499.
  • Hansen KJ, Cherr GS, Dean RH. (2002) Dialysis-free survival after surgical repair of ischemic nephropathy. Cardiovasc Surg (Aug), 10(4): 400-404.
  • Cherr GS, Hansen KJ, Craven TE, Edwards MS, Ligush J, Levy PJ, Freedman BI, Dean RH. (2002) Surgical management of atherosclerotic renovascular disease. Cardiovasc Surg (Jun)(10): 175.
  • Cherr GS, Hansen KJ, Craven TE, Edwards MS, Ligush J, Levy PJ, Freedman BI, Dean RH. (2002) Surgical management of atherosclerotic renovascular disease. J Vasc Surg (Feb), 35(2): 236-245.
  • Cherr GS, Edwards MS, Craven TE, Levy PJ, Ligush J, Geary RL, Plonk GW, Hansen KJ. (2002) Survival of young patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg (Jan), 35(1): 94-99.
  • Geary RL, Cherr GS. (2002) MMP inhibition and lumen loss after balloon angioplasty or stenting-in response. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol (Jan)(22): 1241.
  • Ligush, J., Pearch, JD, Edwards, MS, Eskridge, MR, Cherr G, Hansen, KJ. (2002) Analysis of medical risk factors and outcomes in patients undergoing open versus endovascular AAA repair. Journal Vasc Surg (Jan), 36: 492-499.
  • Cherr GS, Motew SJ, Travis JA, Fingerle J, Fisher L, Brandl M, Williams JK, Geary RL. (2002) Metalloproteinase inhibition and the response to angioplasty and stenting in atherosclerotic primates. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol (Jan), 22(1): 161-166.
  • Cherr GS, Hansen KJ. (2001) Renal complications with aortic surgery. Semin Vasc Surg (Dec), 14(4): 245-254.
  • Cherr GS, Travis JA, Ligush J, Plonk G, Hansen KJ, Braden G, Geary RL. (2001) Infection is an unusual but serious complication of a femoral artery catheterization site closure device. Ann Vasc Surg (Sep), 15(5): 567-570.
  • GS Cherr, SJ Motew, JA Travis, J Fingerle, L Fisher, M Brandl, JK Williams, RL Geary. (2001) Metalloproteinase Inhibition and the response to angioplasty and stenting in atherosclerotic primates. Circ (Jun), II259(104)
  • Cherr GS, Hall C, Pineau BC, Waters GS. (2001) Rectourethral fistula and massive rectal bleeding from iodine-125 prostate brachytherapy: a case report. Am Surg (Feb), 67(2): 131-134.
  • Cherr G, C. Hall, BC Pineau, GS Waters. (2001) Recto-urethral fistula and massive rectal bleeding from I-125 prostate brachytherapy: A case report. Amer. Surg (Jan), 67: 131-134.
  • Hunt JP, Cherr GS, Hunter C, Wright MJ, Wang YZ, Steeb G, Buechter KJ, Meyer AA, Baker CC, Cherr G. (2000) Accuracy of administrative data in trauma: splenic injuries as an example. J Trauma (Oct), 49(4): 679-686.
  • Hansen KJ, Cherr GS, Craven TE, Motew SJ, Travis JA, Wong JM, Levy PJ, Freedman BI, Ligush J, Dean RH. (2000) Management of ischemic nephropathy: dialysis-free survival after surgical repair. J Vasc Surg (Sep), 32(3): 472-481.
  • Cherr GS, Meredith JW, Chang M. (2000) Herpes simplex virus pneumonia in trauma patients. J Trauma (Sep), 49(3): 547-549.
  • Motew SJ, Cherr GS, Craven TE, Travis JA, Wong JM, Reavis SW, Hansen KJ. (2000) Renal duplex sonography: main renal artery versus hilar analysis. J Vasc Surg (Sep), 32(3): 462-469.
  • Hunt, JP. Cherr, GS. Hunter, C. Wright, MJ. Wang, Y-Z. Steeb, G. Buechter, KJ. Meyer, AA. Baker, CC. (2000) Accuracy of administrative data in trauma: Splenic injuries as an example. Journal of Trauma (May)(49)
  • Motew, SJ, Cherr G, Travis, JE, Craven, TE, Reavis, SW, Hansen, KW. (2000) Renal artery duplex: Main renal artery vs. hilar analysis. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 32: 462-471.
  • Cherr, GS., Lawrence, KR., Nasraway, SA. (1998) Thrombolytic therapy to treat massive thromboembolism early after craniotomy can be safely performed. Journal Appl Therap Res. (Jan)(2)
  • Cherr G, Lawrence, KR, Nasraway, SA. (1998) Thrombolytic therapy to treat massive thromboembolism early after craniotomy can be safely performed. Journal Appl Therap Res. (Jan), 02: 147-152.
  • M. Iafrati, G. Cherr, S. Schwaitzberg. (1993) Survival and quality of life after long-term non-trauma SICU stays. Critical Care Med (Jan), S213(21)
  • Dosluoglu HH, Lall P, Cherr G, Harris LM, Dryjski ML. (1900) Role of Simple and Complex Hybrid Revascularization Procedures for Symptomatic Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease. Journal of Vascular Surgery (Jan), 51(6): 1425-1435.
  • Blochle R, Lall P, Cherr G, Harris LM, Dryjski ML, Hsu H, Dosluoglu HH. (1900) Management of Patients with Concomitant Lung Cancer and Abdominal Aortic Aneurys,. American Journal of Surgery (Jan), 2008(196): 397-702.
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Professional Memberships:

  • Association of Program Directors in Surgery (2010–present)
  • Society of University Surgeons (2010–present)
  • Gold Humanism Society (2009–present)
  • Central Surgical Association (2009–present)
  • Gross Medical Society (2009–present)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (2007–present)
  • Western New York Chapter of the American College of Surgeons; Member (2007–present)
  • American Geriatric Society (2006–present)
  • Eastern Vascular Society (2005–present)
  • Society for Vascular Surgery (2005–present)
  • Association for Academic Surgery (2004–present)
  • Association for Surgical Education (2004–present)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society (2003–present)
  • Western New York Vascular Society; Member (2003–present)
  • American College of Surgeons; Associate Member (2002–2007)
  • Bowman Gray Surgical Society (1999–present)
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Presentations:

  • "Methods to maintain your humanism during your PGY1 year." University at Buffalo Incoming Intern Orientation Conference (2020)
  • "How to order the correct tests for your patient with peripheral arterial disease" Western New York Vascular Symposium (2020)
  • "Using Quality Improvement Tools to Improve Your Educational Program." 2020 Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI) Annual Symposium (2020)
  • "Thank a Resident Day: Online tool for Appreciation Notes to Trainees." Planetree/Gold Humanism Summit (2019)
  • "From Good to Better: Using Quality Improvement to Enhance the Clinical Learning Environment." Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology Graduation (2019)
  • "From Burnout to Engagement; Methods to Improve Your Clinical Environment." University at Buffalo Department of Urology Grand Rounds. (2019)
  • "From Good to Better: Using Quality Improvement to Enhance the Clinical Learning Environment." University at Buffalo Department of Urology Grand Rounds (2019)
  • "Trading Burnout for Engagement: Methods to Improve Resident Learning and Patient Care." University at Buffalo Chief Conference (2019)
  • "From Burnout to Engagement: Methods to Improve Resident Education and Patient Care." UB General Surgery Grand Rounds (2019)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease." University at Buffalo Internal Medicine Educational Conference (2019)
  • "Management of the patient with recurrent venous thromboembolism." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2019)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Critical Limb Ischemia." Gates Vascular Institute/Kaleida Health Cardiovascular Symposium (2018)
  • "Get Back in Circulation: What You Need To Know About Peripheral Arterial Disease." University Express Lifelong Learning for Adults Age 55+ Program. GreenFields Continuing Care Community (2018)
  • "Renal Duplex for Evaluation of Arterial and Venous Pathology" UB Division of Vascular Surgery Vascular Laboratory Conference (2018)
  • "Sign-out, Handoffs and Teamwork Communication Skills: Methods to Improve Transition of Care." University at Buffalo Incoming Intern Orientation Conference. (2018)
  • "Using Quality Improvement Tools to Improve Your Residency Progra" Chief Resident Conference; ; University at Buffalo (2018)
  • "Engagement in Residency: Meta-narrative literature review." ARnold P. Gold Foundation Mapping the Landscape Research Symposium (2018)
  • "Creating a Resident/Fellow Quality Improvement Council" AAMC Continuum Connections Meeting (2018)
  • "Supporting International Medical Graduate in Graduate Medical Education during challenging times: ECFMG, Institutional and Program Perspectives." AAMC Continuum Connection Meeting (2018)
  • "Dealing with Resistant Faculty Members and Program Directors." Training Program Administrators Annual Meeting; ; University at Buffalo (2018)
  • "The Art and Science of Feedback." Department of Neurology Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo Department of Neurology (2018)
  • "Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback" Department of Medicine City-Wide Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo Department of Medicine (2017)
  • "Improving your training program-Quality improvement tools to improve education." Chief Resident Conference; ; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Renovascular Disease-Diagnosis and Management." . Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo; Division of Vascular Surgery (2017)
  • "Evaluation of the hypercoagulable patient." Kaleida Health Cardiovascular Symposium; ; Gates Vascular Institute/ (2016)
  • "Results of an International Collaborative Medical Educator Faculty Development Program." International Conference on Resident Education, (2016)
  • "Role of Ultrasound Evaluation After Surgery for Hemodialysis Access." Vascular Laboratory Conference; University at Buffalo; Division of Vascular Surgery (2016)
  • "Improving handoffs using quality improvement tools." Incoming Intern Orientation Conference; ; University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Sign-out, handoffs and team communications: Integrating quality improvement tools for better performance." Incoming Intern Orientation Conference; ; University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Sign-out, Handoffs, and Teamwork Communication Skills: Methods to Improve Transitions of Care." Incoming intern orientation conference; ; University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Using QI processes to improve educational program performance." Chief Resident Conference; ; University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Medical Management of the PAD patient." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2016)
  • "Teaching and Learning: Promoting a Culture of Learning and Growth." Chief Resident Conference; ; University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Aortic Aneurysms: Atypical Presentations and Unusual Etiologies." Vascular Surgery Conference (2015)
  • "Methods to Develop an Educational Research Project." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program,; ; University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Can We Engage our Patients and Families for Better Outcomes? Central Venous Access as an Example." Kaleida Health Cardiovascular Symposium,; ; Gates Vascular Institute (2015)
  • "Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Renal Arterial Disease." Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo; Division of Vascular Surgery (2015)
  • "Giving Effective Feedback to Your Trainees" Chief Resident Orientation Conference,; ; University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Patient Safety-Tips for Effective Handoffs." Incoming Intern Orientation Conference; ; University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Update on General Surgery Training" Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo (2015)
  • "Tips to Develop a Successful Educational Research Proposal." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program; ; University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Central Venous Access Device Home Management-Preparing your Patients and Families to Become Home Infusion Therapists" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2014)
  • "Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Renovascular Disease." Kaleida Health Cardiovascular Symposium; ; Gates Vascular Institute (2014)
  • "Journal Club: How to Present, How to Prepare." Residency Core Lecture series; ; University at Buffalo Department of Surgery (2014)
  • "Teaching on the Run." Graduate Medical Education Incoming Intern Week Core Curriculum; ; University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Tips for Effective Presentations." Residency Core Lecture series; ; University at Buffalo Department of Surgery (2014)
  • "Systems for Patient Safety." Graduate Medical Education Incoming Intern Week Core Curriculum; ; University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Update in General Surgery Education." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Update in General Surgery Education." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo (2014)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Renovascular Disease." Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2014)
  • "Developing an Educational Research Proposal." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program; ; University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Role of Non-Invasive Studies for Diabetic Patients" Western New York Vascular Symposium (2013)
  • "Teaching on the Run." Residency Core Lecture series; ; University at Buffalo Department of Surgery (2013)
  • "Bring your A-Game: Methods to improve physician performance." Erie County Medical Center Medical Staff Meeting, (2013)
  • "What’s New in General Surgery Education: Update on the General Surgery Program." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "“E-Learning, WISE-MD and the Surgery Clerkship”“Incorporating Electronic Learning into the Surgery Clerkship: Role for WISE-MD Educational Program”." Association for Surgical Education Panel; ; Association for Surgical Education Meeting (2013)
  • "Bring your A Game; Methods to improve physician performance." Erie County Medical Center Medical Staff Meeting (2013)
  • "Building a better team: Methods to enhance team communication, collaboration and contribution." Graduate Medical Education Office Core Curriculum Master Session; ; University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Embolism." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds,; ; University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Leadership Skills from Wards to the Boardroom: How to Resolve Conflicts Successfully." University at Buffalo Medical Student Intercession (2013)
  • "Methods to Improve Clinical Teaching and Learning." Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Advances in Surgical Care During Wartime: What We’ve Learned Since the Civil War." History Department Symposium “Civil War Medicine: Myths and Realities; ; University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Developing an Educational Research Proposal." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program; ; University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Developing an Educational Research Proposal." Royal College of Surgeons Educators Program; ; University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Methods to promote effective dialysis access creation and maintenance." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2012)
  • "Physician Culture and Effective Communication: Personal Contributions to Effective Teamwork and Medical Care." Erie County Medical Center Annual Staff Meeting (2012)
  • "Team Management Skills" Department of Surgery Residency Core Lecture series; ; University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Carotid Artery Disease." Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Embolism." Vascular Laboratory Conference; ; University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2012)
  • "More Than Meets the Eye." Schwartz Center Rounds; ; Buffalo General Medical Center (2012)
  • "Update on the diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease." Family Medicine Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "“Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum”: A Method to Teach Your Trainees AND Document ACGME Requirements" American College of Surgeons Association of Program Directors Meeting (2012)
  • "Creating change without conflict: Tips for stress-free implementation." Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Annual Meeting (2012)
  • "Teaching teamwork-Tools to train the trainer" Association of Program Directors Meeting (2012)
  • "Teamwork Tools to Enhance Systems-Based Practice." GME office Core Curriculum Master Session; ; University at Buffalo (2012)
  • "Results of a teamwork/leadership curriculum for third-year medical students." Society for University Surgeons Meeting (2012)
  • "Alternative Training Programs for Surgical Trainees: Vascular Surgery Fellowship or Integrated Residency." American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress; ; Medical Student Program (2012)
  • "Diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease." Division of Cardiolog Teaching Conference; ; University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Medical management of the patient with peripheral arterial disease" Western New York Vascular Symposium (2011)
  • "Teaching teamwork-Tools to train the trainer. Creation and Maintenance of High Performance teams in surgery: An educational and operational strategy." American Colleg of Surgeons Post-Graduate Session; ; American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2011)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Mesenteric Arterial Disease." Vascular Laboratory Conference; ; University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2011)
  • "Leadership Skills for Surgical Residents" Surgery Residency Core Lecture series; ; University at Buffalo, Dept. of Surgery (2011)
  • "Resident Teaching Skills." Surgery Residency Core Lecture Series; ; University at Buffalo, Dept. of Surgery (2011)
  • "Acute Carotid Rupture Associated with Postoperative Staphylococcus Aureus Infection." Triological Society Annual Meeting (2011)
  • "Teamwork/leadership training for third-year medical students." Department of Surgery Research Symposium; ; University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Peer Evaluation of Teamwork and Leadership Skills: Preliminary results with a new method for assessment of professionalism, communications and systems-based practice." University at Buffalo Scholarly Exchange Day (2011)
  • "Personal Behaviors to Enhance Systems-Based Practice." GME office Core Curriculum Master Session; ; University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Results of a teamwork/leadership curriculum for third-year medical students." Primary Care Research Forum; ; University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Strategies to provide compassionate, humanistic patient care." Gold Humanism Society Retreat; ; University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Use of IVC filters in pediatric trauma patients." Pediatric Trauma Conference; ; Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Use of IVC filters in pediatric trauma patients." Pediatric Trauma Conference; ; Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "How the Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum can enhance the offerings of a surgical residency program: Implementation in a General Surgery Residency Program." American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2010)
  • "Non-interventional management of the patient with peripheral arterial disease." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2010)
  • "Briefing and debriefing: Tools to improve performance and job satisfaction." Operating Room Multidisciplinary Conference.; ; Buffalo General Medical Center (2010)
  • "Team Building: Methods to enhance team communication, collaboration, and contribution." Chief Resident Development Conference: Effective Medical Leadership; ; University at Buffalo (2010)
  • ". Evaluation of the Non-Maturing Arteriovenous Fistula: Role of the Vascular Laboratory." Vascular Laboratory Conference; ; University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2010)
  • "Be on the winning team: Strategies to improve team performance." Gross Medical Society Essayist. (2010)
  • "Planning for End-of-life Care." For Westminster Presbyterian Church (2010)
  • "Prior Cardiovascular Interventions Are Not Associated With Worsened Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Symptomatic Atherothrombosis." Department of Surgery Research Symposium; ; University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "Behavioral Competencies to Foster Leadership and Teamwork." Core Curriculum Master Session; ; University at Buffalo Graduate Medical Education (2010)
  • "Building a better team: Methods to enhance team communication, collaboration, and contribution." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; ; University at Bujffalo (2010)
  • "Management of aortic aneurysms and carotid artery disease." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds; ; Buffalo General Medical Center (2010)
  • "Prior Cardiovascular Interventions Are Not Associated with Worsened Clinical Outcoes in Patients with Symptomatic Atherothrombosis" Department of Surgery Research Symposium 2010; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery; on behalf of the REACH Registry Investigators (2010)
  • "Diagnosis and management of peripheral arterial disease." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds; ; Erie County Medical Center (2009)
  • ". Update on peripheral arterial disease." Department ofFamily Medicine Grand Rounds; ; University at Buffalo (2009)
  • "Academic surgeons perceptions of the future of surgery and professional organizations: Results of a survey of young surgeons." Association for Academic Surgery Academic Surgical Congress (2009)
  • "Gender Differences in the Outcome of Endovascular Intervention (EVI) on Infrainguinal Arteries in the Critically Ischemic Limb" Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (2009)
  • "Graft Preservation in Early Groin Infections Using Vacuum-Assisted Closure Without Muscle Flap Coverage: A Consecutive Patient Series." Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (2009)
  • "How teamwork leads to compassionate care and improved clinical outcomes." Keynote speaker "Student Clinician Ceremony"; ; University at Buffalo School of Medicine (2009)
  • "Role of Simple and Complex Hybrid Revascularization Procedures for Symptomatic Lower Extremity Occlusive Disease" Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (2009)
  • "Changes in the Privileging for Vascular Laboratory Interpretation." Vascular Laboratory Conference.; ; University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2009)
  • "Mentoring strategies for young surgeons" Department of Surgery Education Retreat; ; University at Bujffalo (2009)
  • ". Academic surgeons’ perceptions of the future of surgery and professional organizations: Results of a survey of young surgeons" Department of Surgery Research Symposium; ; University at Bujffalo (2009)
  • "Academic surgeons’ perceptions of the future of surgery and professional organizations: Results of a survey of young surgeons" Association for Academic Surgery Academic Surgical Congress (2009)
  • ". Intergenerational issues and the future of surgery." Surgical Grand Rounds; ; Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2009)
  • "International Medical Graduates versus Graduates of American Medical SWchools; Is there a difference in communication skills?" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2008)
  • "Predictors of Limb Loss Despite a Patent Endovascular-Treated Arterial Segment." Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (2008)
  • "Update on peripheral arterial disease." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds; ; Erie County Medical Center (2008)
  • "Female surgeons perceptions of the future of surgery: Results of a survey of young surgeons." Surgical Forum of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2008)
  • "Impaired walking ability in community-dwelling older adults: Identification of associated factors that can be modified." American Geriatric Society Annual Meeting (2008)
  • "Management of patients with concomitant lung cancer and abdominal aortic aneurysm." Association of VA Surgeons Annual Meeting (2008)
  • "Superior Limb Salvage with Endovascular Therapy in Octogenarians with Critical Limb Ischemia." Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting (2008)
  • "The blinded interview for residency cnadidates: a cohort study of this procedure and the positive impact of candidate communication skills on the resident rank order list." American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2008)
  • "USIMG versus US residents: Is there a difference in communication skills?" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2008)
  • "Carotid Angioplasty/Stenting: Update on Vascular Laboratory Evaluation." Vascular Laboratory Conference.; ; University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2008)
  • ". Patients with depression are at increased risk for secondary cardiovascular events after lower extremity revascularization." Department of Surgery Research Symposium; ; University at Bujffalo (2008)
  • "Update on peripheral arterial disease." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds; ; Buffalo General Medical Center (2008)
  • "Lower extremity amputation: How to choose the right operation." Upstate New York Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance Conference (2008)
  • "Prevention of amputation and preservation of functional status in patients with peripheral arterial disease." Upstate New York Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance Conference (2008)
  • "Mentoring: Creating a Pathway for Success for Young Surgeons." American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Plenary session (2007)
  • "Do diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia have different outcomes following percutaneous interventions?" Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting (2007)
  • "Peroneal artery-only runoff following endovascular revascularization is effective for limb salvage in patients with tissue loss." New England Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (2007)
  • "Response from the Initiates-Young Surgeons in the American College of Surgeons." American College of Surgeons; ; Fellowship Convocation, New Orleans, LA (October, 2007). (2007)
  • "Role of young surgeons in the American College of Surgeons" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2007)
  • "Early onset thoracic outlet syndrome." Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting (2007)
  • "Evaluation and Management of Mesenteric Artery Disease: Role of the Vascular Laboratory." Department of Surgery Research Symposium; ; University at Bujffalo (2007)
  • "Prevention of amputation and preservation of functional status in patients with peripheral arterial disease." Upstate New York Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance Conference (2007)
  • "Depression does not affect the correlation between patient-reported and measured functional status in elderly patients." Geriatrics for Specialists Program,; ; American Geriatric Society Meeting (2007)
  • "Depression does not affect the correlation between patient-reported and measured physical ability in elderly patients." Department of Surgery Research Symposium; ; University at Bujffalo (2007)
  • "Strategies to improve outcomes in high-risk, frail and elderly populations." American College of Surgeons; ; Western New York Chapter (2006)
  • "Update on the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons." American College of Surgeons; ; Western New York Chapter (2006)
  • "Depression, patency, and recurrent leg symptoms after lower extremity revascularization" Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; ; University at Bujffalo (2006)
  • "Marketing your practice: Would you? Could you? Should you?" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress plenary session (2006)
  • ". Peer evaluation of teamwork and leadership skills: Preliminary results with a new method for assessment of professionalism, communications, and systems-based practice." Scholarly Exchange Day,; ; University at Buffalo (2006)
  • "Role of residents and young surgeons in the American College of Surgeons:" The Resident and Associate Society.; ; American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2006)
  • "Role of young surgeons in the ACS.Medical student program of ACS" ACS of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2006)
  • "Role of young surgeons in the American College of Surgeons" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, (2006)
  • "The effect of depression on patency and progression of peripheral arterial disease after lower extremity revasculariz" Eastern Vascular Society Meeting (2006)
  • "The effect of depression on long-term outcome after lower extremity revascularization." Department of Surgery Research Symposium; ; University at Bujffalo (2006)
  • "Diagnosis and management of renal and mesenteric artery stenosis." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2005)
  • "Role of residents and young surgeons in the ACS: Essential skills for surgical practice. A primer for residents" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress (2005)
  • "Symposium session on carotid artery angioplasty/stenting" Western New York Vascular Society (2005)
  • "Teaching patient safety to surgical residents: The influence of knowledge and perceptions on the design of a patient safety education program." Department of Surgery Research Symposium; ; University at Buffalo (2005)
  • "Surgical Residents-Students or Employees?" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Symposium (2004)
  • "Bowel ischemia following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair." Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting (2004)
  • "Renal Artery Stenosis-When to intervene." Western New York Vascular Symposium (2004)
  • "Prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism." Department of urgery Grand Rounds; ; Highland Hospital (2004)
  • "Medical care of the vascular surgery patient." University at Buffalo Department of Medicine; ; Division of Nephrology Core Lecture Series (2004)
  • "Treatment of renovascular disease." University at Buffalo Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology Core Lecture Series. (2004)
  • "Perioperative cardiac evaluation" University at Buffalo Department of Surgery Grand Rounds (2003)
  • "“Resident Work Hours Limitations: Practical Solutions.”" American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Symposium (2003)
  • "Duplex Ultrasound Diagnosis of Renal Artery Disease." Vascular Laboratory Conference; ; University at Buffalo Division of Vascular Surgery (2003)
  • "Medical care of the vascular surgery patient." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds; ; Buffalo General Medical Center (2003)
  • "Quality of life in patients with premature peripheral arterial disease." Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology Annual Meeting (2003)
  • "Current management of mesenteric ischemia." WCA Healthcare System Grand Rounds (2003)
  • "Prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism." Mount St. Mary's Hospital Medical Staff Grand Rounds (2003)
  • "Atherosclerotic risk factor modification for the general surgeon." University at Buffalo Department of Surgery; ; Grand Rounds (2003)
  • "Vascular surgery for the internist." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds; ; Erie County Medical Center (2003)
  • "Advanced surgical techniques for the management of varicose veins" Western New York Vascular Symposium (2002)
  • "Acute mesenteric ischemia: Survival after arterial occlusion." Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society Annual Meeting. (2002)
  • "Analysis of medical risk factors and outcomes in patients undergoing open versus endovascular AAA repair." Southern Association for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (2002)
  • "Prevalence of renovascular disease in the elderly: A population based study." Southern Association for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting. (2002)
  • "Peripheral vascular disease risk factors and their modification." University of Vermont Vascular Surgery Conference (2002)
  • "Metalloproteinase inhibition and the response to angioplasty and stenting in atherosclerotic primates." American Heart Association (2001)
  • "Surgical management of atherosclerotic disease." Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (2001)
  • "Survival of young patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair." Southern Association for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (2001)
  • "Update on the Candidate and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons." North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (2001)
  • "Surgical management of atherosclerotic renovascular disease" Society for Vascular Surgery (2001)
  • "What the general surgeon needs to know about risk factor modification for peripheral vascular disease. Department of surgery grand rounds," Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; ; Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2001)
  • "Angioplasty and stenting of atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease." Vascular Surgery Conference; ; Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2001)
  • "Survival of young patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair." Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (2001)
  • "Survival of young patients after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair." Resident and Fellow Research Day; ; Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2000)
  • "Management of ischemic nephropathy: Dialysis-free survival after surgical repair." The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting (2000)
  • "Recto-urethral fistula and massive rectal bleeding from I-125 prostate brachytherapy: A case report" Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting (2000)
  • "Renal artery duplex: Main renal artery vs. hilar analysis." The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting. (2000)
  • "Surgical management of ischemic nephropathy." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; ; Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2000)
  • "Atherosclerotic risk factors and their modification." Vascular surgery Conference; ; Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2000)
  • "Recto-urethral fistula and massive rectal bleeding from I-125 prostate brachytherapy: A Case Report." Southeastern Surgical Congress (2000)
  • "Management of ischemic nephropathy: Dialysis-free survival after surgical repair." The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (2000)
  • "Management of ischemic nephropathy: Dialysis-free survival after surgical repair." Resident and Fellow Research Day; ; Wake Forest University School of Medicine (1999)
  • "Herpes Simplex Virus pneumonia in trauma patients: Report of three cases" Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting (1999)
  • "The accuracy of administrative data in trauma: Splenic injuries as an example." American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting (1999)
  • "Nobel Prize winning surgeons." Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; ; Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (1999)
  • "Herpes Simplex virus pneumonia in trauma Patients: Report of three cases" Southeastern Surgical Congress (1999)
  • "Lymphedema; Pathophysiology and treatment." Vascular surgery conference; ; Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (1998)
  • "The Management of Blunt Splenic Injuries: Conservative Therapy Outcome and Relationship to Infectious Complications" American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting (1998)
  • "Malnutrition and cardiac surgery." Cardiothoracic surgery grand rounds; ; Tufts New England Medical Center (1995)
  • "Parenteral nutritional support in the surgical oncolovy patient." Surgical grand rounds; ; Winchester Hospital (1994)
  • "Pseudomembranous colitis." General Surgery Grand Rounds; ; Tufts New England Medical Center (1994)
  • "Diagnosis and management of pheochromocytoma." General Surgery grand rounds; ; Tufts New England Medical Center (1994)
  • "Management and complications of long-term central venous catheters." Surgical Grand Rounds; ; Winchester Hospital (1993)
  • "Survival and Quality of Life after Long-term non-trauma Surgical Intensive Care Unit Stays" Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting. (1993)
  • "Survival and quality of life after long-term non-trauma Surgical Intensive Care Unit stays" Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting (1993)
  • "Balloon Angioplasty/Stenting of TASC (II) C Lesions of SFA is Superior to Femoral-above-the-knee-popliteal Bypass with PTFE." Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting
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Service Activities:

  • Graduate Medical Education; Associate Dean (2020–present)
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; Designated Institutional Official (2020–present)
  • Journal of Graduate Medical Education; Ad hoc reviewer (2019–present)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Advisory Council; Chair-elect, Gold Humanism Honor Society (2019–present)
  • Governance Committee; Chairman-Gold Humanism Honor Society (2019–present)
  • Member- Arnold P. Gold Foundation Board of Directors; Member- Arnold Gold Foundation (2019–present)
  • Search Committee for Director, Medical Education and Educational Research Institute; Search Committee Member (2018–2019)
  • Vascular; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2018–present)
  • Associate Examiner, General Surgery Oral Board Examinations, 2-year appointment; Associate Examiner-American Board of Surgery (2018–present)
  • AAMC Group on Resident Affairs; Member-Association of American Medical colleges (2018–present)
  • Jacobs School of Medicine Educator Excellence Program Faculty Development Program; Steering Committee Member (2018–present)
  • I convened a group of interested residents/fellows to create a resident/fellow quality improvement/patient safety committee (QISC); Faculty Supervisor, Graduate Medical Education Resident/Fellow Quality Improvement Safety Committee (2017–2020)
  • Chair, Program Committee; Chair-Gold Humanism Honor Society (2017–2019)
  • Committee formed as part of the institutional self-study in preparation for the LCME accreditation survey; Co-Chair, Teaching and Supervision Task Force Sub-Committee (2017–2019)
  • President WNY Vascular Society; President-Western New York Vascular Society (2017–2019)
  • Young Fellows Association Mentorship Program; Member-ACS-Division of Membership (2017–2018)
  • Graduate Medical Education Patient Quality Review Subcommittee; Acting Chair (2017–present)
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2017–present)
  • "Gold Foundation/Harvard Macy Institute Scholarship Program" Committee; Member-Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2017–present)
  • Executive Committee; Member-Gold Humanism Honor Society (2017–present)
  • General Surgery Oral Board Examinations, Philadelphia, PA; Associate Examiner-American Board of Surgery (2017–present)
  • Graduate Medical Education; Assistant Dean (2016–2020)
  • Graduate Medical Education; Assistant Dean (2016–2020)
  • Member Governance Committee; Member-Gold Humanism Honor Society (2016–2017)
  • Springer Plus Medicine; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • SpringerPlus Biomedical Journal; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • International Archives of Nursing and Health Care; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • Graduate Medical Education Patient Safety Quality Improvement Subcommittee; Chair (2016–present)
  • Patient Safety Quality Improvement Subcommittee; Chair, Graduate Medical Education (2016–present)
  • National Advisory Council; Member- Gold Humanism Honor Society (2016–present)
  • Scholarships Committee; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2016–present)
  • Graduate Medical Education Duty Hour and Fatigue Management Subcommittee; Vice Chair (2016–present)
  • Graduate Medical Education Duty Hour and Fatigue Management Subcommittee; Vice Chair (2016)
  • World Journal of Surgical Procedures; Board Member (2015–2018)
  • Western New York Medical Scholarship Fund; Board of Directors (2015–2018)
  • Ad hoc committee to update the Graduate Medical Education Bylaws, Office of Graduate Medical Education; Member (2015–2017)
  • Update the Graduate Medical Education Bylaws.; Member, Ad Hoc Committee, Office of Graduate Medical Education (2015–2017)
  • Board of Governors Nominating Committee; Chairman-ACS Division of Membership (2015–2016)
  • BMC-Surgery; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2015–present)
  • PLOS One Journal; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2015–present)
  • Scientific Committee; Chairman-ACS Western New York Chapter (2015–present)
  • Annual Institutional Review Committee, Office of Graduate Medical Education; Member (2015–present)
  • Office of Graduate Medical Education; Member, Annual Institutional Review Committee (2015–present)
  • General Surgery Health Policy Scholarship Committee; Member-American College of Surgeons-Division of Education (2014–2019)
  • Board of Governors Resident Education Workgroup; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2014–2017)
  • Treasurer-WNY Vascular Society; Treasurer - Western New York Vascular Society (2014–2017)
  • Graduate Medical Education Strategic Planning Committee on Curriculum Development.; Co-Chair Office of Graduate Medical Education (2014–2016)
  • on Curriculum Development, Office of Graduate Medical Education; Co-Chair=Graduate Medical Education Strategic Planning Committee (2014–2016)
  • Board of Governors Patient Education Workgroup; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2014–2016)
  • Ad hoc Committee on the Resident/Fellow Supervision Policy, Office of Graduate Medical Education; Chair (2014–2015)
  • Resident/Fellow Supervision Policy, Office of Graduate Medical Education; Chair, Ad hoc committee (2014–2015)
  • Upstate New York District #1 Committee on Applicants; Member-ACS Western New York Chapter (2014–present)
  • Education Research Committee; Member-Association for Surgical Education (2014–present)
  • Scholarship American College of Surgeons "General Surgery Health Policy Scholarship" Committee; Member (2014–present)
  • Board of Governors Nominating Committee; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2013–2016)
  • Department of Surgery; Vice Chair for Education (2013–2016)
  • President, Gross Medical Society; President, Gross Medical Society (2013–2015)
  • Search committee for the Chair, Department of Surgery; Search Committee Member (2013–2015)
  • For the Chair, Department of Surgery; Search Committee Member (2013–2015)
  • Board of Governors Chapter Activities National Workgroup; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2013–2014)
  • ; Graduate Medical Education Committee (2013–present)
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee; Member (2013–present)
  • Program Directors Advisory Committee; Member (2012–2016)
  • Program Directors Advisory Committee; Member (2012–2016)
  • General Surgery Residency Program; Program Director (2012–2016)
  • Search Committee for the Chair, Department of Family Medicine; Search Committee Member (2012–2014)
  • Search Committee for the Chair, Department of Family Medicine; Search Committee Member (2012–2014)
  • Simulation Center Planning Committee; Member (2012–2013)
  • Vice-President, Gross Medical Society; Vice-President, Gross Medical Society (2012–2013)
  • GME Focus Educational Research Reviews; Ad Hoc Revierer (2012–present)
  • Journal of the American College of Surgeons; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2012–present)
  • American Journal of Surgery; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2012–present)
  • Education Task Force Central Venous Access Device Patient Education Task Force; Co-Chair (2012–2017)
  • "Vascular Surgery Health Policy Scholarship" Committee American College of Surgeons/Society for Vascular Surgery; Member, American College of Surgeons/Society for Vascular Surgery (2012–present)
  • Board of Governors; Member-ACS Division of Membership - Board of Governors (2011–2017)
  • World Journal of Hypertension; Board Member (2011–2014)
  • Executive Committee, Women in Surgery Committee; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2011–2013)
  • Board of Governors Committee on Chapter Activities; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2011–2013)
  • Chair of Membership Committee, Gross Medical Society; Chair of Membership Committee (2011–2012)
  • Information Technology Committee; Chairman-Association for Surgical Education (2011–2012)
  • Secretary-Western New York Vascular Society; Secretary-Western New York Vascular Society (2011–2012)
  • Journal of Surgical Research; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2011–present)
  • General Surgery Residency Program; Senior Associate Program Director (2011–present)
  • Steering Committee, University at Buffalo Royal College of Surgeons Medical Education Training Program; Member (2010–2018)
  • Steering Committee, University at Buffalo/Royal College of Surgeons Medical Education Training Program; Member (2010–2018)
  • Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Arts (CEPA) Buffalo, NY; Member, Board of Directors (2010–2016)
  • Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Arts (CEPA) Buffalo, NY - local level; Member, Education Committee (2010–2016)
  • International Surgery Research Network Journal; Board Member (2010–2013)
  • Ad hoc Committee on Tenure and Promotions; Member (2010–2013)
  • Health Policy and Advocacy Council; Member-ACS Division of Advocacy and Health Policy (2010–2013)
  • Vascular Surgery Advisory Council to the Board of Governors; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2010–2013)
  • Committee on Clerkship Directors; Member-Association for Surgical Education (2010–2013)
  • 3rd Year Surgery Clerkship. See "Educational Accomplishments in Educational Activities Section for a list of activities; Director (2010–2012)
  • Medical Student Surgical Education; Director (2010–2012)
  • Phase II Curriculum Committee; Member (2010–2012)
  • ASE Surgical Clerkship Curriculum Task Force; Member-Association for Academic Surgery (2010–2012)
  • President; President-ACS Western New York Chapter (2010–2011)
  • Surgery; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2010–present)
  • Individual Practice Association (IPA) for Independent Health Association health plan, Buffalo, NY.; Secretary, Board of Directors (2009–2013)
  • Faculty Council; Member (2009–2012)
  • Young Fellows Association Communications Committee; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2009–2011)
  • Treasurer-Western New York Vascular Society; Treasurer-Western New York Vascular Society (2009–2011)
  • Vice-Chair, Information Technology Committee; Vice-Chair Association for Surgical Education (2009–2011)
  • "UBMD Human Resources Transition"; Committee Member (2009–2010)
  • Search committee for the Chair, Department of Medicine; Search Committee Member (2009–2010)
  • "Educational Program for the MD Degree" Task Force Sub-Committee. Committee formed as part of the institutional self-study in preparation for the LCME accreditation survey; Sub Committee Member (2009–2010)
  • Vice-President; Vice-President ACS Western New York Chapter (2009–2010)
  • Annual Auction/fundraiser, Buffalo, NY; Co-Chair, Tapestry Charter School (2009–present)
  • University at Buffalo/Royal College of Surgeons Medical Education Training Program; Core Faculty Member (2009–present)
  • Thomas F. Frawley, MD Residency Research Fellowship; Member Award Committee (2009–present)
  • Member of Committee to develop "Peripheral Arterial Disease" on-line module for the Essentials of Cardiovascular Care in Older Adults" educational curriculum for Cardiology Fellows (sponsored by the American College of Cardiology and the Hartford Foundation); Member, Committee to develop Peripheral Arterial Disease on-line module (2009–present)
  • Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences (Buffalo Museum of Science), Buffalo, New York; Member, Ethics Committee for Body Worlds Exhibit (2009–present)
  • Individual Practice Association (IPA) for Independent Health Association health plan, Buffalo, NY; Member, Board of Directors (2008–2015)
  • Independent Health Association health plan, Buffalo, NY; Reviewer, Clinical Appeals Board (2008–2015)
  • Young Surgeon Community, American College of Surgeons web portal; Associate Community Editor (2008–2014)
  • University at Buffalo Surgeons, Inc.; Compliance Officer (2008–2012)
  • Independent Health Association health plan, Buffalo, NY; Member, Health Policy and Steering Committee (2008–2012)
  • Member, Information Technology Committee; Member-Association for Surgical Education (2008–2012)
  • Journal of Vascular Surgery; Distinguished Reviewer (2008–2011)
  • American College of Surgeons Convocation Ceremony. One of 8 Fellows in the ACS chosen to assist with Annual Ceremony for new Fellows; Marshal - ACS Division of Membership (2008–2011)
  • Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences (Buffalo Museum of Science), Buffalo, NY; Member, Board of Managers (2008–2011)
  • Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences (Buffalo Museum of Science), Buffalo, NY; Member, Science Education Taskforce (2008–2010)
  • New York State Surgical Advocacy Committee; Representative-ACS Western New York Chapter (2008–2010)
  • Member, Committee to develop "Perioperative Assessment and Care" on-line module for the "Essentials of Cardiovascular Care in Older Adults" educational curriculum for Cardiology Fellows (sponsored by the American College of Cardiology and the Hartford Foundation); Member (2008–2009)
  • Treasurer; Treasurer-ACS Western New York Chapter (2008–2009)
  • Journal of Vascular Surgery; Key Reviewer (2008–present)
  • American College of Surgeons Foundation; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2008–present)
  • Member, Committee on Graduate Surgical Education; Member-Association for Surgical Education (2008–present)
  • Surgical Jeopardy program for surgical residents at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress; Contributor/American College of Surgeons-Division of Education (2008–present)
  • Women in Surgery Committee; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2007–2013)
  • Committee on the Development of High Performance Teams in Surgery through Education.; Member: American College of Surgeons Division of Education (2007–2012)
  • General Surgery Residency Program; Associate Program Director (2007–2011)
  • Chairman-Young Surgeon Research Award Committee; Chair-ACS Western New York Division (2007–2011)
  • General Surgery Program Site Director, Buffalo General Hospital; Site Director (2007–2011)
  • Journal of Vascular Surgery; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2007–2008)
  • Young Surgeon Representative; Representative-ACS, Western New York Chapter (2007–2008)
  • "Resident Leadership Award" Scholarship Committee; Chairman-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2007–present)
  • Member Executive Committee; Member-ACS-Western New York Chapter (2007–present)
  • International Surgery Community, American College of Surgeons web portal; Associate Community Editor (2006–2014)
  • Member, Surgeons Finance Committee; Committee Member (2006–2014)
  • Ad hoc Committee on International Medical Graduates; Member-ACS Division of Advocacy and Health Policy (2006–2009)
  • Association of Pre-medical Students physician shadowing program; Member (2006–2008)
  • Faculty Senate; Representative (2006–2008)
  • Elected to lead 10,000-member young surgeon organization; Chairman-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2006–2007)
  • Journal of Surgical Oncology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2006–present)
  • Health and Anatomy Module, Buffalo, NY; Guest Lecturer, Tapestry Charter School (2006–present)
  • "Resident Leadership Scholarship" Committee; Member-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2006–present)
  • General Surgery Health Policy Scholarship Committee; Member-American College of Surgeons Division of Education (2006–present)
  • National Screening Program for Vascular Disease, Buffalo General Hospital; Coordinator, American Vascular Association (2005)
  • Association for Academic Surgery-University at Buffalo; Institutional Representative (2005–2013)
  • Resident/Fellow Community, American College of Surgeons web portal; Associate Community Editor (2005–2008)
  • Surgery News; Board Member (2005–2007)
  • Committee on Young Surgeons (Resident and Associate Society liaison); Member-ACS Division of Membership (2005–2007)
  • Vice-Chair; Vice-Chair ACS Resident and Associate Society (2005–2006)
  • Department of Surgery Journal Club; Faculty Advisor (2004–2006)
  • Coordinator, Surgery Collaborative Group for Geriatric Education, Donald W. Reynolds Foundation; Coordinator-Surgery Collaborative Group (2004–2005)
  • Secretary; Secretary-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2004–2005)
  • National Screening Program for Vascular Disease, Millard Fillmore-Gates General Hospital; Participating Physician, American Vascular Association (2004)
  • Department of Surgery Medical Student Curriculum Committee; Committee Member (2003–2009)
  • Issues Committee; Chairman-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2003–2004)
  • University at Buffalo Surgeons, Inc. Board of Directors; Secretary/Board of Directors (2003–2004)
  • Surgery Interest Group; Faculty Mentor (2003–present)
  • Task force to revise the By-Laws of the Candidate and Associate Society; Member-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2003–present)
  • Department of Surgery; Member Resident Education Committee (2002–2008)
  • Issues Committee; Member-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2002–2007)
  • Executive Committee; Member-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2002–2004)
  • Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2002–present)
  • Vascular Surgery Advisory Council to the Board of Governors; Member-ACS Division of Membership (2000–2004)
  • Education Committee; Member-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2000–2002)
  • North Carolina State Representative, Council of Representatives; Representative-ACS Resident and Associate Society (2000–2002)
  • Clemmonsville Preparatory School Career Day, Clemmonsville, NC, national level; Physician Representative (2000–present)

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Contact Information

Buffalo General Medical Center
Department of Vascular Surgery B-7
100 High Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 859-2810
Fax: (716) 859-4580
gcherr@buffalo.edu

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