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Collaborative Medicine Thriving: 8 of 12 UBMD Practices Seeing Patients at Conventus

Progress continues as the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus continues its transformation into the regional hub for innovation, collaborative medicine and care. From new construction to cityscape improvements, the downtown neighborhood has become a booming community of business people, entrepreneurs, and medical professionals.

Collaboration has been a huge part of the success on the medical campus, and the UBMD Physicians’ Group has made the thriving medical community even stronger with the addition of its newest location in the Conventus building on Main Street.

Neighboring the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital and the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, UBMD’s medical campus location will house twelve practice areas all on one floor, enhancing collaborative medicine and making access to quality health care for your whole family easier and more convenient.

To date, UBMD Physicians’ Group has opened 8 of 12 practice areas on the fourth floor of the Conventus building. Patients are being seen and welcomed in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics-Gynecology, Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Surgery. Here’s some information about each of the open practices at Conventus.

Neurology

One the first practices to open at Conventus, UBMD Neurology provides comprehensive neurological evaluation, diagnosis and management for adults and children with a wide variety of neurologic disorders. Offering a full range of procedural services including EEG, EMG, adult and child neuropsychological, Neurology started seeing patients on March 20, 2017. The practice is closely allied with Buffalo General Medical Center and Children’s Hospital.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

UBMD Obstetrics and Gynecology also started seeing patients on March 20, 2017 at the Conventus location. Patients benefit from the latest techniques, technology and treatments through customized care plans over the full spectrum of obstetric and gynecologic care from initial exam to childbirth, menopause and beyond.

Pediatrics

UBMD Pediatrics provides premier health care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults throughout Western New York and beyond. Children receive family-centered medical care from compassionate, highly skilled physicians who also conduct research aimed at preventing and treating a range of pediatric diseases. Pediatrics moved to Conventus on April 3, 2017.

Psychiatry

UBMD Psychiatry began seeing patients on the medical campus on April 25, 2017. Psychiatry provides comprehensive mental health evaluation and treatment for children, adolescents, adults and senior citizens. Alliances with hospitals and health care organizations in the area and with departments of psychiatry around the country enable UBMD to provide a full range of services for the most complex problems.

Internal Medicine

UBMD Internal Medicine specializes in adult internal medicine and its subspecialties as well as the combined primary care specialty of medicine-pediatrics. Internal Medicine started seeing patients at Conventus on May 1, 2017. Staffed by 18 physicians and 4 nurse practitioners, Internal Medicine provides patient services for allergy, immunology, and rheumatology; cardiology and electrophysiology; endocrinology; gastroenterology; nephrology; internal medicine pediatrics; and pulmonology.

Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offers complete care for all orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions for children and adults. Affiliated with the Kaleida Health, ECMC, Catholic Health, and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, the practice opened at Conventus on May 8, 2017. UB Ortho provides on-site casting, bracing, and imaging at the Conventus building and shares four exam rooms with UBMD Neurosurgery, which will begin seeing patients later this year.

Surgery

UBMD Surgery opened its doors at Conventus on May 17, 2017. Three physicians staff the new location, which includes four examination rooms and a vascular laboratory. Surgery consists of a large team of expert, highly qualified academic surgeons dedicated to outstanding care for patients of all ages. Physicians are affiliated with Buffalo General Medical Center, Erie County Medical Center, Children’s Hospital, the Buffalo VA Medical Center, and the Catholic Health.

Family Medicine

UBMD Family Medicine opened at Conventus on June 12, 2017. Nationally recognized as a model of patient-centered health care, Family Medicine’s board-certified physicians provide the entire scope of primary care services, including obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, adolescent and adult medicine, and geriatrics.

When visiting UBMD Physicians’ Group at Conventus, a large parking ramp is available right under the building. Valet services are also available. Get directions to Conventus.