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All Buffalo Medical Group physicians are Board Certified or working towards board certification in their respective specialties. Physicians attracted to the Buffalo Medical Group, P.C. have a long history of quality care, innovation, research and teaching. Many of our physicians hold clinical appointments at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Most Buffalo Medical Group physicians are on the staff of Kaleida Health hospitals (Buffalo General, Millard Fillmore Suburban, Women and Children’s, and DeGraff Memorial). A number of our physicians have privileges at Catholic Health hospitals (Kenmore Mercy, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, and Sisters of Charity Hospital. Some of our physicians also have staff privileges at other hospitals in the community. Please check with your physician regarding the hospitals with which he or she is affiliated. Many of the primary care physicians in the Buffalo Medical Group use a hospitalist (a physician who specializes in caring for hospital inpatients) to coordinate your care while you are in the hospital.

For a list of BMG primary care physicians who are accepting new patients, please call the Operations Department at 630-2544.

Allergy & Immunology
Aries Y. Liu-Helm, M.D.
Nalini Packianathan, M.D., M.P.H., M.S

Cardiology (* non-invasive only)
Ranjan Bhayana, M.D.
David Carlson, M.D.
Eli R. Farhi, M.D.
Laura Ford-Mukkamala, D.O.
Chee H. Kim, M.D.
*Andrew J. Luisi, Jr., M.D.
William M. Morris, M.D.
*Edward J. Spangenthal, M.D.
Donald F. Switzer, M.D.
*Victor J. Vacanti, M.D.

Colon & Rectal Surgery
Bashir O. Attuwaybi, M.D.
Bryan N. Butler, M.D.
Matthew J. Cywinski, M.D.
Joseph P. Leberer, M.D.
Brian Matier, M.D.
Amarjit Singh, M.D.
Jeffrey J.Visco, M.D.

Dermatology
Elizabeth A Conroy, M.D.
Thomas N. Helm, M.D. (Dermpath only)
Robert E. Kalb, M.D.
Kevin B. Kulick, M.D.
Lin Lin, M.D. (Dermpath only)
Herman S. Mogavero, M.D.
Jenna O'Neill, M.D.
Lori E. Ullman, M.D.
Laura Ureta, M.D.
Paul B.Wirth, M.D. (Cancer diagnosis only)

Endocrinology &
Metabolic Disease

Ravi N. Sinha, M.D.
Joseph J.Torre, M.D.

Family Medicine
Joseph F. Corigliano,D.O.
Chandra M. Fisher,D.O.
Andrew E. Halsdorfer,D.O.
Brian A. Herbst, D.O.
Cynthia X. Liu-Chen, M.D.
Andre L. Lopez, M.D.
David A. O'Keeffe, M.D.
Michael F. Pusatier,D.O.
Joseph Riccione, D.O.
Nicole Leigh Symons, M.D.

Gastroenterology
Mohammad Fayyaz, M.D.
Alok Gupta, M.D., M.R.C.P.
James J. Piscatelli, M.D.
Jehad A. Miqdadi, M.D.

General Surgery
Jeffrey Berndtson, M.D.
Akram S.Talhouk, M.D.

Infectious Disease
Corstiaan Brass, M.D.

Internal Medicine - Hospitalists
Octavia F. Balan, M.D.
Cindrea Bender, M.D.
Nirisha Kalakada, MD
S. Ray Ogra, M.D.
Matthew E. Smith, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Walter A. Balon, M.D.
Michael R. Cellino, M.D.
Kapil Chatrath, M.D.
Richard L. Collins, M.D.
Dawn A. Gais, M.D.
Shuman Hua, MD
Gregory A. Jobes, M.D.

Mark Kim, D.O.
Christian Lates, M.D.
Laura McGowan, D.O.
Annaliese Noack, D.O.
John C. Notaro, M.D.
Matthew O'Brien Jr., M.D.
Shannon Poupalos, M.D.
Polina Purizhansky, M.D.

Internal Medicine (continued)
Renata Anand, M.D.
Irene S. Snow, M.D.
Frank J. Voelker, D.O.
Eric J.Waffner, M.D.
Daisy Wen, M.D.
Thomas G.White, M.D.
Mei Zhang, M.D., PH.D.

Medical Oncology (^Hematology, also)
^Yijun Cheng, M.D.
^James T. Conway, M.D.
David R. Dougherty,D.O.
^Hong Liu,M.D.
^Victor Ernesto D. Yosuico, MD
^Robert M. Zielinski, M.D.


Nephrology
Romesh K.Kohli, M.D.
Inkee Min, M.D.
Nagaraja R. Sridhar, M.D.

Neurology
Michael J. Battaglia,D.O.
Sandra A. Block, M.D.
David E. Hoffman, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology
August A. Bruno Jr., M.D.
Ivonne S. Cellino, M.D. (GYN only)

Julia D. Melanson, DO
Magda Osman, M.D.
Dilara E. Samadi, M.D.
Suzette LaJeunesse, M.D.

Ophthalmology
Jon L. Dusse, M.D.
David J. Rodman, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery
Andrew O'Hara, D.O.
Daniel R. Wild, M.D.

Otolaryngology
Steven H. Buck, MD
Gustavo Diaz-Reyes, MD
Gerald R. Jeyapalan, M.D.
Keun Y. Lee, MD
James M. Poss, MD
Stephen R. Sobie, MD
Robert W. Williams, M.D.

Physical Medicine &
Rehabilitation

Mary C. Kauderer, M.D.
Philip T. Kuruvilla, M.D.

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Kamaljot Singh, M.D.

Podiatric Medicine
Jeffrey M. Carrel, DPM
David M. Davidson, DPM
Edward Fitzpatrick, DPM
Kenneth T. Goldstein, DPM
Mike LaCivita, DPM
David Perelstein, DPM

Pulmonary & Critical
Care Medicine

Nashat H. Rabadi, M.D.
Sherif M. Sherif, M.D.

Radiation Medicine
Muhammad Z. Iqbal, M.D.

Rheumatology
Rajitha Mallela, M.D.

Sleep Medicine
Sandra A. Block, M.D.

Urology
Valerie L. Burkhard, M.D.
John J. Griswold, M.D.
Michael I. Hanzly Jr., D.O.
Philip A. Swiantek, M.D.

Vascular Surgery
Paul M. Anain, MD
Richard M. Peer, MD