Physicians Appointed to Lead OB/GYN Centers

Updated: 1/30/2014
Dr. Dembski, Dr. Walsh and Dr. Beckwith

Three physicians have been appointed to lead sites of the newly expanded network of neighborhood OB/GYN Centers operated by Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

This network of OB/GYN Centers offers direct access for patients to Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, which offers women the best option for delivering their baby as the only hospital in Western New York with a team of pediatric surgeons and a full panel of pediatric medical subspecialists on site, including the region’s largest and most advanced neonatal intensive care unit.

Jennie L. Dembski, MD, has been appointed as the lead OB/GYN physician dedicated to McKinley OB/GYN. Dr. Dembski arrives from Fort Drum MEDDAC in Fort Drum, NY, where she was department chief for OB/GYN services. 

Andrea Walsh, MD, has been appointed as the lead OB/GYN physician dedicated to Lockport OB/GYN. Dr. Walsh arrives from Sparrow Health System OB/GYN, affiliated with the Michigan State University and the Mayo Clinic, and was clinical instructor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. 

Michael Beckwith, MD, has been appointed as the lead OB/GYN physician dedicated to Lancaster OB/GYN. Dr. Beckwith completed his residency training at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine.

As part of the network of OB/GYN Centers by Women & Children’s Hospital, these are the only OB/GYN centers in Western New York to
provide a comprehensive range of health professionals and services on site that includes fetal monitoring and ultrasound examination. 

These centers also have immediate access to childbirth education, lactation services, registered dieticians, and genetic counseling and testing provided by Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

In addition the lead physician, each center has a dedicated nurse practitioner and staff. This network of neighborhood OB/GYN Centers includes the following locations:

Elmwood OB/GYN
Women & Children’s Hospital
239 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY14222                    

Kensington OB/GYN
Grider Family Health Center
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY14215    

Lancaster OB/GYN
TOPS-Rehm Plaza
6363 Transit Road
Lancaster, NY 14086                                              

Lockport OB/GYN
475 S. Transit Road
(Near Summit Street)
Lockport, NY14094                  

McKinley OB/GYN
3860 McKinley Pkwy
(near McKinley Mall)
Hamburg, NY14075          

North Tonawanda OB/GYN
DeGraff Memorial Hospital
445 Tremont Street
North Tonawanda, NY14120       

To schedule an appointment at any of the neighborhood OB/GYN Centers, please call (716) 859-BABY (2229). More information is also available online at