Raphael Blochle MD

Raphael Blochle

Raphael Blochle
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Surgery - Trauma; Surgery - Vascular

Contact Information
Erie County Medical Center
DK Miller Building, Third Floor
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, New York 14215
Phone: (716) 898-5283
Fax: (716) 898-5029
rblochle@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

Clinical Assistant Professor and surgeon that joined the faculty at University at Buffalo in 2010. Completed medical school training in the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, completed general surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship in Buffalo. Board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery. Fluent in Spanish, German, Portuguese. Operates primarily out of the Erie County Medical Center. Completed his MBA from the University at Buffalo in 2022.

Education and Training:

  • MBA, business administration, University at Buffalo (2022)
  • Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • Residency, General Surgery, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • MD, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (2003)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine, State University of NY at Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Attending Staff Vascular and Trauma Surgeon, Surgery, University at Buffalo Surgeons, Inc @ECMC (2010-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Surgery, State University of NY at Buffalo (2010-present)
  • Medical Director, Surgery, ECMC Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine (2012–2015)
  • General Practitioner - Intensive Care Unit, Hospital del Carmen (2003)
  • General Practitioner, Village Clinic (2002–2003)
  • Physician Intern, Hospital Regional Puerto Vallarta (2001–2002)

Awards and Honors:

  • Dare To Soar Award (2019)
  • Nominee for Siegel Award for SUNY (2019)
  • SUNY Dept. of Surgery CP Chandra Outstanding Teaching Award (2017)
  • Surgical Chief Resident Teaching Award (2014)
  • Surgical Chief Resident Teaching Award (2013)
  • Outstanding Contributions s a Teacher in SUNY Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2012)
  • Medical Society of the County of Erie Fellow Award (2010)
  • House Staff Award in Excellence in Teaching (2008)
  • Worthington G. Shenk Resident Teacher of the Year Award (2008)


Journal Articles:

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Harris LM, Blochle R. (1900) Haimovici‘s Vascular Surgery, 6th Edition. In: Inferior Vena Cava filters.

Professional Memberships:

  • Aspire WNY Foundation Board Member (2018–present)
  • Aspire WNY Board of Directors Member (2016–present)
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Buffalo Surgical Society - Past President
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Western New York Vascular Society - past President

Presentations:

  • "Management Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury" WNY Vascular Symposium; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2020)
  • "Complex Dialysis Access" SUNY Nephrology Grand Rounds (2019)
  • "AAA Lecture" Elderwood Lancaster Residents (2019)
  • "Aberrant Anatomy" Vascular Lab Technician Meeting (2019)
  • "Stop the Bleed" Wzny Vascular Symposium; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2019)
  • "PVD for SUNY Family Medicine" Family Medicine Grand Rounds; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2019)
  • "Temporal Arteritis" Vascular Lab Technician Meeting; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2018)
  • "Blunt Neck Vascular Trauma" SUNY Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2017)
  • "AVF Complex Considerations" SUNY Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2016)
  • "Osteomyelitis General Considerations" WNY Vascular Society Symposium; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2016)
  • "New Endovascular Techniques for High Risk Patients" Wound Care Symposium; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery; Erie County Medical Center (2015)
  • "AVF General Considerations" SUNY Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2015)
  • "Acute Vascular Emergencies-When Should You Be Concerned" WNY Vascular Symposium; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2014)
  • "The Challenges of Chronic Osteomyelitis: Is Amputation a Treatment Failure" Wound Care Symposium; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery; Erie County Medical Center (2014)
  • "Surgical Options for Limb Salvage" Wound Care Symposium; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery; Erie County Medical Center (2013)
  • "Perioperative Management of AAA" American Association of Critical Care Nurses Symposium; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery; Western NY Chapter (2013)
  • "Venous Ulcetations" SUNY Department of Surgery Grand Rounds; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2013)
  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of Arterial Ulcers" Wound Care Symposium; ; Erie County Medical Center (2012)
  • "Coils are a necessary evil" SUNY Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2012)
  • "Role STSG for Wound Care" WNY Vascular Symposium; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2011)
  • "IVC Filters" Heme/One Department; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery; Erie County Medical Center (2011)
  • "Fellow Luminaries Panel" Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery; ; 38tnnual Symposiumh A (2010)
  • "Carotid Conundrum" SUNY General Surgery Grand Rounds; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2009)
  • "Management of Patients with Concomitant Lung Cancer and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm." Association VA Surgeons Annual Meeting (2008)
  • "Vascular Graft Surveillance" Vascular Lab Technician Meeting; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2008)
  • "Mesenteric Aneurysmal Disease" SUNY General Surgery Grand Rounds; Univ. at Buffalo Dept. of Surgery (2008)
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Service Activities:

  • vascular surgery fellowship program; site director (2020–present)
  • vascular surgery fellowship; site director (2020–present)
  • SUR 700 Aortic aneurysm; professor (2018–present)
  • vascular surgery residency program; site director (2017–present)
  • vascular surgery residency ECMC; site director (2017–present)
  • Member, Physician Communication Task Force Erie County Medical Center; Member (2012–present)
  • ATLS provider course; instructor (2012–present)
  • SUR 700 abdominal pain and the abdominal exam; professor (2012–present)
  • surgical skills lab; professor (2011–present)
  • community outreach; vascular educator (2010–present)

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Contact Information

Erie County Medical Center
DK Miller Building, Third Floor
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, New York 14215
Phone: (716) 898-5283
Fax: (716) 898-5029
rblochle@buffalo.edu

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