Lauren (Dunford) Kuwik, MD, Medicine/Pediatrics, Orchard Park, NY, Mercy Hospital


Medicine/PediatricsOrchard Park, NY

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  • Office

    O'Connor Medical Group
    3075 Southwestern Blvd Suite 100
    Orchard Park, NY 14127
    Phone(716) 712-0490
    Fax(716) 712-0615
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Education & Training

  • University at Buffalo
    University at BuffaloResidency
  • University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical SciencesMedicalSchool
  • Fordham UniversityOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2012 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification MEDENT EMR/EHR, Community Computer Service, Inc., 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Seeing what's out of sight: wireless capsule endoscopy's unique ability to visualize and accurately assess the severity of gastrointestinal graft-versus-host-disease  
    Varadarajan P, Dunford LM , Brown, K, Paplham P, Syta M, Schiff M, Padmanabhan S, Battiwalla M, Smiley S, Hahn T and McCarthy PL, Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 1/1/2009
  • A comparison of measured creatinine clearance versus calculated glomerular filtration rate for assessment of renal function before autologous and allogeneic BMT  
    Hahn T, Yao S, Dunford LM , Thomas J, Lohr J, Arora P, Battiwalla M, Smiley SL, McCarthy PL Jr., Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 1/1/2009
  • High prevalence of early-onset osteopenia/osteoporosis after allogeneic stem cell transplantation and improvement after bisphosphonate therapy  
    Yao S, McCarthy PL, Dunford LM , Roy DM, Brown K, Paplham P, Syta M, Lamonica D, Smiley S, Battiwalla M, Padmanabhan S, Hahn T, Bone Marrow Transplantation, 1/1/2008
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  • A comparison of measured vs. calculated creatinine clearance and their lack of association with renal Regimen Related Toxicity after autologous and allogeneic BMT.
    Theresa Hahn, Lauren M. Dunford , Breanne Butler, Nicholas Stento, Minoo Batiwalla, Shannon Smiley, Philip L. McCarthy, Jr., Bone Marrow Transplantation Tandem Meetings (American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, & Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research), San Diego, CA, 1/13/2008
  • High Frequency and Early Onset of Bone Mineral Density Loss Following Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation.
    Lauren M. Dunford , David M. Roy, Theresa Hahn, Karen Brown, Pamela Paplham, Dominick Lamonica, Minoo Battiwalla, Swaminathan Padmanabhan, and Philip L. McCarthy Jr., American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 1/5/2005


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Authored Content

  • The Doctor Is in, the Patients Are NotMay 2019
  • The Gender Pay Gay Is (Finally) Narrowing in MedicineApril 2019
  • Closing the Medicine Pay Gap One Conversation at a TimeApril 2019
  • The Stakes Are High Each Match DayMarch 2019
  • Let's Keep Our Babies Safe While They SleepFebruary 2019
  • Don’t Capsize Under Capitation: A Primer for PCPsJanuary 2019
  • Primary Care Physicians Are of Primary ImportanceNovember 2018
  • Private Practice: Call the Coroner or Throw up Your Shingle?November 2018
  • “It’s Never Just About the Vaccines”September 2018
  • It’s Never Just About the VaccinesSeptember 2018
  • Where Are All the Women?August 2018
  • It’s July, You’re an AttendingJuly 2018
  • A Modest Proposal for National Women Physicians DayFebruary 2018
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Press Mentions

  • The Single Biggest Mistake I Made in Training Was Facing It AloneOctober 01, 2018
  • It’s Never Just About the VaccinesSeptember 06, 2018
  • Where Are All the Women?
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