Spinal Disorders & Techniques – Surgery

Specializing in the treatment of a wide variety of spinal disorders, including disc herniations, spinal stenosis, spinal deformities, scoliosis, kyphosis, work-related and other traumatic injuries of the spine. Treatments are tailored to each patient’s specific situation and can involve a wide choice of techniques, including conservative treatments, spinal injections, minimally invasive techniques, arthroscopic spinal techniques, fusion and instrumentation techniques, and disc arthroplasty replacement techniques. To to learn more about Dr. Simmons click on his name below. Download Brochure Here.
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Our Practitioners:

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Edward D. Simmons, MD

Edward D. Simmons, MD

235 North Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Phone: 716-882-0035
Fax: 716-882-3032

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Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Area of Specialization: Spine Surgery
  • Special Procedures: Specializing in the treatment of a wide variety of spinal disorders, including disc herniations, spinal stenosis, spinal deformities, scoliosis, kyphosis, work-related and other traumatic injuries of the spine.
  • Profile: Currently: Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo.
  • Office Location: 253 North Street, Buffalo, NY 14201
  • Education:
    • Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto, 1977.
    • MD, CM, McGill University, 1981
    • Master of Science, University of Toronto, 1986; received RN Starr Medal for research, University of Toronto
    • Residency: University of Toronto, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 1981-1987
    Fellowships:
    • Canadian Back Institute and Orthopedic and Arthritic Hospital, Toronto, 1987–1988
    • Boston Children’s Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1988-1989
  • Accreditations/Associations:
    • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons, Canada, 1987-present.
    • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1991-present
  • Research and Publications: Over 40 publications in peer-review journals and 24 textbook chapters. On the editorial board of Spine, and Clinical Spinal Surgery journals.
    Please feel free to review our feature articles below.
    Surgical Treatment of Patients With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis With Associated Scoliosis
    Edward D. Simmons, MD, CM, MScInstability of the Cervical Spine and Neurological Involvement in Klippel-Feil Syndrome
    A CASE REPORT*
    BY J. E. HALL, M.D., E. D. SIMMONS, M.D., F.A.C.S.(C), K. DANYLCHUK, M.D., AND P. D. BARNES, M.D., BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston

Andrew Dybalski, RPA-C

Andrew Dybalski, RPA-C

235 North Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Phone: 716-882-0035
Fax: 716-882-3032

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Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm

  • Area of Specialization: Spinal Disorders Treatment
  • Profile: Andrew M Dybalski is a certified physician assistant to Dr. Edward D Simmons. He has been involved in Orthopaedic spine surgery since 2003. He is very knowledgeable and capable in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of spinal disorders. He assists Dr. Simmons in surgery and also in assessing and caring for patients in the office.
  • Education: Andrew graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in PA studies from D’Youville College in 2003

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