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

MFS NICU

Pediatric Surgery
Program History

surgeryThe training program in Pediatric Surgery at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB) 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. WCHOB, a Kaleida Health facility and teaching hospital for the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, is the regional center for comprehensive and state-of-the-art pediatric, neonatal, perinatal and obstetrical services in Western New York and beyond.

WCHOB admits 28,000 patients annually and sees more than 123,000 outpatients in its emergency room or one of the 45 subspecialty clinics. WCHOB 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 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.