Daniel J. Scully
Chief Executive Officer
Buffalo Medical Group, PC

Daniel J. Scully has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Buffalo Medical Group, PC, in Buffalo, NY, since February 1995, and is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the largest private practice multi-specialty medical group in New York State. An accomplished attorney, certified public accountant and certified medical practice executive, he has more than 26 years experience in law, business and financial management.

Under Mr. Scully’s leadership over the last 18 years, the number of BMG physicians has increased by 50 percent, and the organization expanded its locations from 9 to 22, thereby enhancing patient access to the Group’s programs and services.

In recent years, he has led Buffalo Medical Group’s implementation of the most advanced and sophisticated electronic medical records system in Western New York.

Among his other significant accomplishments were the installation of a new practice management system, electronic medical records, radiology management system, laboratory management system, and transcription system that improved the operational workflow in physician offices. He also implemented a successful After Hours Care program, now called BMG Extended Care, which has improved patient access to care after normal business hours.

A native of Buffalo, NY, Mr. Scully received a Juris Doctor at the University at Buffalo, and also is a graduate of Canisius College where he earned a bachelor of science in Accounting.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus,and a member of the P2 Collaborative of Western New York, Inc., a group of health care leaders whose role is to identify community assets and target them to address community health problems and issues.

He also is a member of the Leadership Buffalo Class of 1996, and has served on the St. Francis Foundation Board of Trustees, and the Upstate New York Transplant Services Inc., Board of Directors, and the Amherst Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

 

Irene S. Snow,MD
Medical Director
Buffalo Medical Group, PC
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Dr. Irene S. Snow joined the Buffalo Medical Group, P.C. in 1988, and served as Associate Medical Director from 1997 to 2001 prior to being appointed Medical Director in 2001. She earned her medical degree at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and did residency training at UB-affiliated hospitals in Western New York. Dr. Snow is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Under her leadership and along with the BMG management team, the organization has grown from 60 to more than 200 providers, and now offers services in 22 locations throughout Western New York. Dr. Snow has worked closely with her physician colleagues and Group staff to enhance the quality of patient care and improve BMG patients' overall experience. She was instrumental in helping the Buffalo Medical Group implement a "team based approach" to patient care by which patients are able to receive services from a variety of specialists or sub-specialists during a single office visit. Her key accomplishments include:

  • The Group-wide implementation of Epic's MyChart electronic medical record that features a patient portal that allows online access to chart and lab results, and functionality to make appointments, to request refills/referrals, and to obtain e-consultations
  • Joining, as the first non-Ohio member, the Cleveland Clinic's Community Physician Partnership Quality Alliance.
  • Securing the area's first NCQA Level III Patient Centered Medical Home designation
  • Achieving Meaningful Use for all eligible providers in 2011
  • Creating Extended Care clinics to improve access to care and allow for BMG Primary care physicians to care for more primary care patients
  • Overseeing the implementation of Care Everywhere. BMG holds the long distance record for the secure transmission of medical records from Buffalo to Seattle.

Dr. Snow served as president of the Medical Society of the County of Erie from June 1995 to June 1996, and was only the third woman to hold that position. Currently, she is a member of the BMG Board of Directors, the Ethics Committee of the Erie County Medical Society, and the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association and the American College of Physician Executives. She also is a member of the Leadership Council for Independent Health, and in 2013, 2014 and 2015 Buffalo Business First named her one of Western New York's Most Influential People. In 2015, Business First named her one of WNY's most powerful women.

Dr. Snow also has traveled to Honduras on three occasions to perform medical missionary work.

 

John C. Notaro, MD
Associate Medical Director
Chair, Primary Care Department
Buffalo Medical Group, PC
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Dr. John C. Notaro has been a member of the Buffalo Medical Group’s Department of Internal Medicine since 1995, and has served as chair of the Primary Care Department since January 2004. He was appointed BMG Associate Medical Director in 2005.

A Buffalo, NY, native, Dr. Notaro is a graduate of the University of Rochester where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. He earned his medical degree at Albany Medical College, and did his residency in internal medicine at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Before joining the Buffalo Medical Group, Dr. Notaro spent four years in the United States Air Force Medical Corps at the former Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, NY, from 1991-1995. He earned the rank of major while serving as a staff internist and Director of the Allergy and Immunology Clinic for the 416th Medical Group.

As a BMG physician leader, he spearheaded the organization’s participation in an international initiative, entitled the “Idealized Design of Clinical Office Practice” (IDCOP). Conducted by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, Mass., the project’s goal was to design office-based systems that make it possible to achieve better clinical outcomes.

Dr. Notaro served as chair of the BMG Quality Assurance Committee from January 1999 to December 2004, and was chair of the Group’s Board of Directors from September 2002 to December 2004.

He serves on the Board of Directors of Catholic Health and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.  Licensed to practice medicine in New York State, he is a member of the American College of Physicians, and has been a Diplomate in Internal Medicine since 1992.

Dr. Notaro resides in Orchard Park, NY, with his wife, Nga Le, MD, and their three children.