Medical Staff Office
1028 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
- (716) 859-5501
About Kaleida Health
Kaleida Health is the largest healthcare provider in Western New York, serving the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive healthcare services. Its expert, compassionate healthcare professionals are committed to providing the best possible outcomes and experience for patients and visitors.
More than one million sick or injured patients choose a Kaleida Health facility annually, including Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, DeGraff Memorial Hospital, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, and Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo.
Accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Healthcare, Inc., Kaleida Health also provides important services through two long-term care facilities, over 80 outpatient clinics, including school-based health centers, and home health care through the Visiting Nursing Association of WNY, Inc. In addition, Kaleida Health’s hospitals support residency training programs of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, training more than 700 residents each year.
Buffalo General Medical Center/
Gates Vascular Institute
Buffalo General Medical Center has 457 beds and is the largest Kaleida Health facility. 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.
- Founded in 1855
- Located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in Buffalo, NY
- 19 stories
- 1,079,870 square feet
- 2014 Admissions: 21,587
- 2014 Emergency Room Visits: 38,105
- 2014 Clinic Visits: 26,566 2014 Ambulatory Surgery Visits: 3,021
- 16 Operating Rooms
Adjacent to Buffalo General Medical Center, the Gates Vascular Institute 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. Designed to promote a collaborative environment, the Gates Vascular Institute brings the brightest medical minds together on behalf of the patients of Western New York.
- Opened in 2012
- Located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in Buffalo, NY
- 10 stories
- 16-bed highly specialized intensive care unit and 62-bed short-stay suites
- 475,000 square feet
- $291 million total construction project with the University at Buffalo — $173 million for Kaleida Health's five floors
- Houses the University at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Research Center and Jacobs Institute
- Emergency Department opened in 2011 can accommodate more than 60,000 visits per year
- 7 Operating Rooms
- The five Kaleida Health floors of the GVI combined with the Buffalo General Medical Center has nearly 30 operating rooms, 17 interventional labs for cardiac, vascular and neurosurgical procedures, as well as four CT scanners and four MRIs
DeGraff Memorial Hospital
Located in the city of North Tonawanda, DeGraff Memorial Hospital has 70 inpatient beds in single rooms, 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.
The Geriatric Center of Western New York at DeGraff Memorial Hospital specializes in the care of patients over the age of 70, with an emphasis on those dealing with complex medical issues and/or memory loss. The center's goal is to maximize quality of life by providing the individualized attention patients deserve.
- Founded in 1914
- Located in North Tonawanda, NY
- 5 stories
- 269,640 square feet
- 2014 Admissions: 1,983
- 2014 Emergency Room Visits: 11,477
- 2014 Clinic Visits: 10,293
- 2014 Ambulatory Surgery Visits: 1,509
- 6 Operating Rooms
Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital is a 261-bed hospital located in Williamsville, NY. This facility provides non-tertiary hospital services including gynecology/obstetrics, dialysis, orthopedic surgery, general and ambulatory surgery (including robotics), and diagnostic nuclear medicine.
In 2014, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital began construction on its latest expansion, which includes a new 10-bed neonatal intensive care unit that will specialize in the care of ill or premature newborns. It will be connected with Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, the regional referral center for critically ill newborns.
- Built in 1974
- Expanded twice in 1987 and 2008
- Located in Williamsville, NY
- 3 stories
- One of the first hospitals in WNY to provide robotic surgery
- 250,593 square feet
- 2014 Admissions: 17,346
- 2014 Emergency Room Visits: 26,267
- 2014 Ambulatory Surgery Visits: 9,789
- 12 Operating Rooms
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
For more than 120 years, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has been the regional center for comprehensive, specialized pediatric and women’s health services. Its 200 inpatient beds are allocated to pediatric care, maternity, pediatric intensive care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neonatal continuing care, neonatal intensive care, and neonatal intermediate care. The hospital enjoys a worldwide reputation for innovation and research and also provides highly specialized care and treatment through a broad array of outpatient clinics and has been listed multiple times for different specialties on the US News and World Report’s Best Hospitals ranking.
In an effort to make patient care more effective and efficient, Kaleida Health is building the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. It will be an integral part of the campus, linking with Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the new University at Buffalo (UB) Medical School and more.
- Founded in 1892
- Located in the Elmwood Village area of Buffalo, NY
- 11 stories
- 608,830 square feet
- 2014 Admissions: 12,779
- 2014 Emergency Room Visits: 41,107
- 2014 Clinic Visits: 94,203
- 2014 Ambulatory Surgery Visits: 11,669
- 11 Operating Rooms
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 (UB) 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 facilities for UB. Through collaboration, academic and voluntary faculty have strengthened the ties between Kaleida Health 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 Health while conducting clinical research and participating in the education of future physicians as they continue in their training.
In 2013, UB broke ground to build a new medical school on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Expected to open in 2017, the new medical school will offer state-of-the art laboratory space, sky-bridge connections to adjacent medical facilities, an expanded patient care simulation center for clinical, surgical and robotic surgery training, as well as a built-in NFTA-Metro rail station for convenient public access.