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Buffalo, NY 14210

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7/28/2014Kaleida Classic Golf Tournament Rescheduled
 The Kaleida Classic Golf Tournament has been rescheduled for Monday, September 15, 2014.
Updated: 7/29/2014

7/24/2014Gates Vascular Institute Performs First Cardiac Cryoablations
 Electrophysiologist Chee Kim, MD, FACC, performed the first cardiac cryoablations in Western New York at the Gates Vascular Institute.
Updated: 7/24/2014

7/22/2014Daughter of WCHOB Doctor Featured on "Jeopardy!"

Ananya Nrusimha, daughter of Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD, Chief of Neonatology, will tested her knowledge and luck in the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament on Thursday, July 24.

Updated: 7/29/2014

7/22/2014Luminosa Winterguard Give Away Teddy Bears at Women & Children’s Hospital

On July 17, local winter guard ensemble Luminosa Winterguard distributed more than 100 teddy bears to patients at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. Four members of the Guard visited children in their rooms to hand deliver the bears, many of which had handwritten cards attached to them. The event concluded with the generous donation of a check for $1200.

Updated: 7/22/2014

7/18/2014Kaleida Health Announces Chief Medical Officer Appointments
 Colin J. McMahon, MD, has been named the vice president and chief medical officer at Buffalo General Medical Center and Stephen J. Turkovich, MD, has been named the vice president and chief medical officer at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.
Updated: 7/18/2014

7/18/2014Karola Long, RN Named 2014 Perinatal Nurse of the Year by the Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network

Congratulations to Karola Long, RN, Obstetrical Outreach Coordinator at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, on being awarded 2014 Perinatal Nurse of the Year by the Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network, Inc.

7/18/2014Young Patient Donates Movies to MRI Library

Bailey Walter donated almost 70 DVDs to Women & Children's Hospital in an effort to enhance the Hospital's movie library and keep patients entertained during long procedures and extended stays.

7/18/2014All Seven WCHOB Outpatient Centers Granted Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation by NYSDOH

Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is proud to announce that seven of its outpatient centers have been designated as Breastfeeding Friendly Practices by the New York State Department of Health.

Updated: 7/23/2014

7/17/2014Mom Delivers Twins on Different Days at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

Tammy and Bryan Muldowney are the proud first-time parents of twins, Kennedy, born July 15 at 7:34 p.m. and Kellan, born July 16 at 7:04 a.m.

Updated: 7/17/2014

7/17/2014Larkin Market Shows Support for the New John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

Stop down to Larkin Square every Thursday from 4-7:30 p.m. to support the new Oishei Children’s Hospital and enjoy a “social shopping” experience!

Updated: 7/29/2014

7/16/2014U.S. News & World Report Names Buffalo General Medical Center High Performer in Orthopedics
 Buffalo General Medical Center has been named by U.S. News & World Report 2014-2015 as a high performer in orthopedics. It is the only hospital in the Buffalo area to receive orthopedic recognition.
Updated: 7/17/2014

7/14/2014Kaleida Health Named One of Nation’s “Most Wired” Hospitals
 Hospitals & Health Networks, a publication from the American Hospital Association, recently named Kaleida Health as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals.
Updated: 7/14/2014

7/11/2014DeGraff Memorial Hospital and Geriatric Center of WNY Receive IPRO Quality Award
 DeGraff Memorial Hospital's pharmacy and Geriatric Center of Western New York were recognized with a 2014 IPRO Quality Award.
Updated: 7/9/2014

7/11/2014WCHOB Doctors, Staff Help Prepare Ken-Ton Community for Safe Summer

On July 8, 2014 The Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo held a Bicycle/Head Injury Prevention Education event at Ken-Ton Family Support Center.  A group of 350 children and teenagers serviced by the center received free bicycle helmets and fittings, and witnessed an educational demonstration about the dangers of head injuries.

Updated: 7/11/2014

7/11/2014Doctors of the World, Buffalo Philharmonic Collaborate to Support New John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital
 Doctors from nine countries will trade scalpels and stethoscopes for bows and reeds on Saturday, July 19, as they join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert to benefit the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Updated: 7/14/2014

7/9/2014Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Expanding This Summer
 Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital will begin construction later this summer on its latest expansion, including its new 10-bed neonatal intensive care unit.
Updated: 7/9/2014

7/8/2014VANtastic Mobile Coach Health Fair to take place on Saturday, July 26th

McKinley OB/GYN will host some of the area’s paramount health-related motor coaches for a unique event, VANtastic, a Mobile Coach Health Fair on Saturday, July 26 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. A variety of health care agencies are joining together to provide health screenings and health education information.

Updated: 7/11/2014

7/7/2014Kaleida Health’s Community Health Needs Assessment and Community Service Plan Recognized by Department of Health
 Kaleida Health was one of 46 healthcare organizations to be recognized in the New York State Department of Health’s (NYSDOH) list of “good examples” of hospital community service plans and health needs assessments.
Updated: 7/7/2014

7/7/2014Another Medical First in Western New York

Another Medical First in Western New York

Updated: 7/10/2014

7/4/2014Dr. Watt to be Inducted into the Inaugural Class of the Section VI Hall of Fame

Stacey Watt, MD, Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship & Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University at Buffalo, will be recognized for her athletic achievements when she is inducted into the inaugural class of the Section VI Hall of Fame on November 7, 2014.

Updated: 7/6/2014

7/3/2014Newborns in Need Donates Handmade Care Packages

Volunteers from Newborns in Need have donated 12 amazing care packages containing diapers, pacifiers, blankets, quilts, clothes, socks, hats, and hygiene products.

Updated: 7/3/2014

7/3/2014WCHOB Partners with the Erie County Sheriff’s Office to Demonstrate the Dangers of Fireworks

Kathryn D. Bass, MD, Medical Director of Trauma at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and Erie County Undersheriff Mark Wipperman urge the public to leave the fireworks to the pros this Fourth of July. The two partnered on July 3 to demonstrate the serious injuries caused by common fireworks such as M-80s and sparklers.

Updated: 7/4/2014

7/1/2014Residents Award Winners of Attending of the Year and Staff Member of the Year

UB|MD Pediatrics is pleased to announce the following award recipients for 2014: Attending of the Year, Mahmoud Kallash, MD and Staff Member of the Year, Pattrick Felder-Barker!

Updated: 7/8/2014

7/1/2014Unyts Blood Drive to Help Patients Like Brady Getty

Please show your support for Brady and all other patients in need of blood throughout Western New York by donating at the Unyts blood drive at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo on Tuesday, July 15 from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. in Alford Auditorium.

Updated: 7/14/2014

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