Kaleida Health logo

Contact Information

WCHOB Outpatient Clinics
Clinic Appointments - 2nd floor
140 Hodge Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222

Ortho

Pediatric Surgery
Program History

The training program in Pediatric Surgery at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo was established in 1957. It is one of the original 9 training programs in Pediatric Surgery and has graduated 47 accredited Pediatric Surgery fellows since its inception. Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo (Kaleida Health) is an affiliated hospital of the State University of New York at Buffalo Medical Consortium. Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo has for over 100 years, been the regional center for comprehensive, specialized pediatric and women's health services for the Western New York region and beyond.

Women & Children's Hospital admits 28,000 patients annually and sees more than 123,000 outpatients in its emergency room or one of the 45 subspecialty clinics. Women & Children's Hospital is the only freestanding children's hospital in New York State. Over 12,000 operations are performed at Children's yearly. All clinical education of the Pediatric Surgery residents occurs at the Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB). WCHOB is the primary site for the University Consortium residencies in Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Residents in Neurology, Family Practice, Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Radiology, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Orthopedics, and General Surgery also rotate at WCHOB.