Dr. Allan Kornberg Appointed Division Chief of Academic General Pediatrics, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Updated: 8/27/2013
Allan Kornberg, MD

Allan Kornberg, MD, has been appointed Chief, Division of Academic General Pediatrics, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs for UBMD Pediatrics, and Medical Director, General Pediatrics for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. He has also been appointed Clinical Associate Professor at the University at Buffalo.

As Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Dr. Kornberg is responsible for maximizing both the clinical and academic potential of UBMD’s practice plan, UBMD Pediatrics, and the Department of Pediatrics within UB.

Dr. Kornberg will also help to increase both patient satisfaction and physician performance as well as assist in enhancing overall health care quality, safety, process improvement and value as Medical Director, General Pediatrics.

Dr. Kornberg is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He previously held academic and clinical positions here at UB in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo from 1983-1995. After completing his residency, he co-founded Orchard Park Pediatrics, a primary care pediatrics practice. He also served as Chief of Emergency Medicine at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo while serving as a University at Buffalo faculty member.

Subsequently, Dr. Kornberg held a number of leadership positions in Georgia, Rhode Island and Massachusetts with hospitals and health plans as the medical director/chief medical officer as well as served as the CEO of a health plan in Massachusetts focused on serving the poor.

Dr. Kornberg received his Doctorate of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. He then completed his Pediatric Residency, as Chief Resident, at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. He later received his Masters of Business Administration at University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business Administration Executive Development Program in Rochester, New York.

The Division of General Pediatrics' qualified and diverse staff provides well and sick primary care at two sites in the City of Buffalo, including Hodge Pediatrics, 125 Hodge Avenue and Towne Garden Pediatrics, 461 William Street.

Additionally, special needs patients receive primary care for medical, developmental, behavioral and/or emotional disabilities with a multidisciplinary approach to care.

The Youth Link Program provides primary medical care, specialty care and case management services for adolescents who are infected with, or at risk for, HIV.

The Pediatric Hospital Service provides direct care, referral and consultative services for inpatients and the newborn nursery service delivers direct care for newborns in the Mother-Baby Unit of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

As the regional center for pediatric, obstetrical and perinatal services, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo is the as only hospital in Western New York with a team of pediatric surgeons along with a full panel of pediatric primary care and pediatric medical subspecialists on site, including the Division of General Pediatrics and the region’s largest, most advanced and safest neonatal intensive care unit.