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The Physician-led Steering Committee

Led by Teresa Quattrin, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of New York at Buffalo, and Pediatrician-in Chief, Chief, Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, the hospital's Physician-led Steering Committee is comprised of more than four dozen physicians, representing a broad section of the community, including University and private practice. 

A vision and mission for the ambulatory care center and new hospital has been established by the physician-led steering committee to provide direction for facility projections using market and other data.

Steering Committee

James Armstrong, MD
Anesthesia

JoAnn Arnold, MD
OB/GYN

Steven Awner, MD
Ophthalmology

Susan Baker, MD, PhD
Gastroenterology

Vanessa M. Barnabei, MD, PhD Chair of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and Medical Director of Women's Health Services, Kaleida Health

Kathryn Bass, MD
Pediatric Surgery

Joseph Bernat, DDS, MS
Dentistry

Scott Bouton, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Martin Brecher, MD
Hematology/Oncology

Steven Buck, MD
Otolaryngology

Past Committee Chair:
Michael G. Caty, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief, Director of Pediatric Surgical Services, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, and Professor, Surgery & Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Michael E. Cain, MD
Vice President for Health Sciences, Dean, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Vincent Callanan, MD
Otolaryngology

Max Chudy, MD
Anesthesiology

Mary Ellen Creighton RN, MSN
Pediatrics and Critical Care

Merril Dayton, MD
Surgery

Ernesto Diaz-Ordaz, MD
Otolaryngology

 

Maude Dull, MD
Pediatric Critical Care

Gil Farkash, MD, FACOG
Chief of Service, OB/GYN, Kaleida Health

Michael Ferrick, MD
Orthopedics

Robert Galpin, MD
Orthopedics

Peter Gambacorta, DO
Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine

Aaron Hoffman, MD
Surgery

Lucy Holmes, MD
General Pediatrics

Allegra Jaros
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Prashant Joshi, MD
Pediatric Critical Care

David Kaye, MD
Psychiatry

Joseph Kessler
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Kaleida Health

Cheryl Klass
Senior Vice President, Operations, Buffalo General Medical Center, President, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Keith Krabill, MD
Pathology

Steven J. Lana, MD, FAAP
Medical Director, Physician Outreach

Amol Lele, MD
OB/GYN

Veetai Li, MD
Neurosurgery

Colin J. McMahon, MD
Medical Director, Hospital Operations at Buffalo General Medical Centert

Frank Mezzadri, MD
Med Peds

 

Paul Montgomy, MD
Radiology

Mark Nagy, MD
Otolaryngology

John Pastore, MD
General Pediatrics

Robert Perry, MD
Plastic Surgery

Debianne Peterman
Vice President, Site Chief Nursing Officer, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Teresa Quattrin, MD
UB Distinguished Professor, A Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics State University of New York at Buffalo and Pediatrician-in-Chief, Chief, Division of Diabetes/Endocrinology, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Robert Ramsdell, MD
Anesthesia

Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD
Neonatology

Veetai Li, MD
Interim Chief of Service, Pediatric Surgery, Kaleida Health, Chief, Division of Neurosurgery

Frank Schreck, MD
Pediatrics

Daniel Sheehan, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology

David Sherris, MD
Otolaryngology

John Stanievich, MD
Otolaryngology

Stephen Turkovich, MD
Pediatrics

Kaveh Vali, MD
Pediatric Surgery

Russell Vaughn, MD
Pediatrics

Arie Weinstock, MD
Neurology