Steven Schwaitzberg, MD, General Surgery, Buffalo, NY, Erie County Medical Center

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General Surgery Buffalo, NY

Endocrine, Minimally Invasive Surgery

University at Buffalo - Kaleida Health/Erie County Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • Pediatric Trauma InstituteFellowship, Pediatric Trauma, 1986 - 1987
  • Baylor Affliated HospitalResidency, 1983 - 1986
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResidency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1986
  • Baylor Affliated HospitalInternship, 1981 - 1982
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResearch Associate, 1980 - 1981
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineClass of 1980
  • The Johns Hopkins University
    The Johns Hopkins UniversityB.A, Biology, 1977

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2017 - 2019
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1986 - 2021
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1981 - 1992
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • 2010 Health Policy Scholar American College of Surgeons, 2010
  • Who’s Who 2008, 2010
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Grouping by proximity: selective attention measures.  
    Pomerantz JR, Schwaitzberg SD, Perception and Psychophysics 1975; 18:355-361
  • Treatment of hyperparathyroidism of chronic renal failure with total parathyroidectomy and autogenous parathyroid grafts.  
    Mallette LE, Eisenberg KL, Schwaitzberg SD, Suki WN, Noon GP, Am J Surg;146:727-733
  • A continuous hemorrhage model of pediatric trauma.  
    Schwaitzberg SD, Bergman KS, Harris BH, J Pediatr Surg;23:605-609
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Portable semiconductor laser system to stop internal bleeding.
    Durville, FM, Rediker, RR Cho, G, Connolly, RJ, Schwaitzberg, SD, Lantis J, IEEE proceedings of Vertical-Cavity Lasers, Technologies for a Global Information Infrastructure
  • Diode laser for abdominal tissue cauterization.
    Durville FM, Rediker RH, Connolly RJ, Schwaitzberg SD, Lantis LC, Proc Soc Photo Opt Instrum Eng 1999;3590:420
  • The development of non-sticking, passively cooled electrosurgical instruments.
    Sha D, Connolly R, Schwaitzberg SD, Levine A, Proceedings of the IEEE 27th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference 2001:11-12
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Lectures

  • Resection of Mediastinal Parathyroid. 
    XIII World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Difficult Situations in Suturing and Stapling. 
    European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Brussels, Belgium
  • Virtual Realty Simulation in Surgery. 
    Khoo Teck Puat Hospital Singapore
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Other

  • A Writer's Toolkit. 
    Pories S, Bard T, Bell S, Brodsky D, Burns M, Catic A, Fazio S, Fisher J, Frontado L, Garfield J, Huang G, Peters A, Pian-Smith M, Quan S, Schwaitzberg S Borus J, MedEdPORTAL
    http://www.mededportal.org/publication/9238
    Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Trauma and Pregnancy. 
    Mahoney B, Schwaitzberg SD, Newton ER
    http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/435224-overview
  • Practical Manual of Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Gynecology: A Clinical Cookbook. 
    Schwaitzberg S Pasic RP, Levine RL, Surgical Innovation 2007;14:295-295
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Authored Content

  • Thoughts on SAGES' First Virtual Meeting, from a 30-Year MemberAugust 2020
  • Thoughts on SAGES' First Virtual Meeting, from a 30-Year MemberAugust 2020
  • Thoughts on SAGES' First Virtual Meeting, from a 30 Year MemberAugust 2020

Press Mentions

  • To Improve Surgeons’ Skills, Researchers Will Tap Directly into Their Brains
    To Improve Surgeons’ Skills, Researchers Will Tap Directly into Their BrainsNovember 19, 2020 15:40
  • UB Surgeons Achieve an Industry First
    UB Surgeons Achieve an Industry FirstAugust 14, 2020 10:52
  • UB Surgical Resident’s Medical Mission Group Shifts Focus to COVID-19
    UB Surgical Resident’s Medical Mission Group Shifts Focus to COVID-19July 21, 2020 10:21
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