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1028 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
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About Kaleida Health
Kaleida Health is the largest health care provider in Western New York, serving the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive health care services. Our expert, compassionate health care professionals are committed to providing the best experience possible for those who enter our facilities, from patients to visitors, because we understand that when people are sick – or when someone they love is sick –they are often at their most vulnerable.
That’s why more than 1 million sick or injured patients choose to visit Kaleida Health hospitals annually, including Buffalo General Medical Center, DeGraff Memorial Hospital, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo and numerous community health care centers.
We also provide important services through our long-term care facilities, behavioral health programs and the Visiting Nursing Association of WNY, Inc.
Each of our member facilities has a strong tradition of outstanding service to the WNY community, dating back to as early as the 1800s. Together we are bringing our patients a strong history of dedication to the community and the finest quality medical care -- every day.
With 1,800 physicians practicing across the system and 3,000 nursing personnel, Kaleida Health offers a wide array of career choices and continuous learning opportunities for health care professionals, as well as serves as the major teaching affiliate of the State University of New York at Buffalo’s Schools of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Dental Medicine.
Kaleida Health and the State University of New York at Buffalo
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Founded in 1846, the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has remained true to its mission “To advance health and wellness across the life span for the people of New York and the world through the education of tomorrow’s leaders in health care and biomedical sciences, innovative research and outstanding clinical care.”
Kaleida Health hospitals serve as important educational training areas for UB. Academic and voluntary faculty through their collaboration have strengthened the ties between Kaleida and the School of Medicine in promoting a common goal, specifically applying advances in science, medicine and education to the betterment of our community. Opportunities exist for interested physician staff members to assist in the maintenance of excellent clinical programs within Kaleida while conducting clinical research and participating in the education of future physicians as they continue in their training.
Kaleida Health's Hospitals
Buffalo General Medical Center
Founded in 1855, Buffalo General Medical Center has 501 beds and is the largest facility in the Kaleida Health system. It provides a wide spectrum of clinical inpatient departments and outpatient services, and its specialized programs include: cardiac services, general surgery (including robotics), bariatrics, orthopedics, urology, vascular services, gastroenterology, rehabilitation medicine and neurology.
DeGraff Memorial Hospital
Located in the city of North Tonawanda, DeGraff Memorial Hospital has 70 inpatient beds and provides medical and surgical services; a specialized medical rehabilitation unit for patients requiring extensive rehabilitation following surgical procedures; a subacute unit for the care of patients who require less intensive rehabilitation services; and a skilled nursing facility.
Gates Vascular Institute
The Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) is a combination of the finest researchers, surgeons, physicians, and other clinicians devoted to the study, treatment and prevention of cardiac stroke and vascular diseases. In essence, Kaleida Health is building a healthier future through a collision of talent and knowledge, bringing the brightest medical minds together on behalf of the patients of Western New York.
Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital is a 261-bed hospital located in Amherst, one of Western New York’s fastest growing areas. Built in 1974, this facility provides non-tertiary hospital services including gynecology/obstetrics, dialysis, orthopedic surgery, general and ambulatory surgery (including robotics), and diagnostic nuclear medicine.