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General Physician, PC Family Nurse Practitioner Karen Gutierrez shared her expertise on genetic testing in the current issue of WNY Physician Magazine.

Breast Cancer Surgeon Dr. David Crooks was profiled in the current issue of WNY Physician Magazine.

 

Dr. Paul Paterson was featured in the current issue of Buffalo Spree Magazine. The article, "Good to the Bone," explores the microinvasive Carpal Tunnel procedure that Dr. Paterson performs.

General Physician, PC's Dr. Paul Paterson was a recent guest on the ECMC "True Care Healthcast" podcast.

Dr. James Panzarella appeared on AM Buffalo on November 12 to dicuss several timely topics. 

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month and GPPC's Kelly Cardamone was featured in an article for the November issue of Buffalo Healthy Living. Kelly, along with two of her patients, share the importance of taking charge of your health and fighting back against Diabetes.

Dr. James Panzarella

Dr. James Panzarella is a family physician who has been active in Primary Care since 1991. He attended Syracuse University as an undergraduate and then went on to New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He did his residency at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn NY and at SUNY at Buffalo where he became Board Certified in Family Medicine. 

Dr. Kirakosyan

General Physician, PC urogynecologist Dr. Armen Kirakosyan was interviewed on WGRZ Channel 2's WNY Living program on October 19. Dr. Kirkosyan offered viewers some insights into the medical subspecialty of Urogynecology and the medical advancves that have been made in treating pelvic floor disorders. Click here to watch the full interview.

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On October 21, the primary care office of Dr. James Panzarella is relocating from 1208 Niagara Falls Blvd. in Tonawanda, to 3980A Sheridan Drive in Amherst. The pending move was reported on by Buffalo Business First.

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General  Physician, PC's Nutrition Services program recently earned National Accreditation from the Diabetes Education Accreditation Program (DEAP). The news was featured online at Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine.

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 The latest issue of Western New York Physician Magazine features a two-page profile on General Physician's new regional care center in Buffalo. Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Richard Charles, and Dr. Maritza Baez, were interviewed for the story, and shared their insights into what this new center means for the health of the community.

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Dr. Paul Paterson was featured in the cover story for The Buffalo News Refresh section discussing his minimally invasive Carpal Tunnel procedure. Dr. Paterson can diagnose and treat a patient all in a single visit, leaving them "Pain Free in One Day." 

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Dr. Armen Kirakosyan and Cliff Pyne, NP, will be hosting free seminars at the GreenFields in Lancaster in October. Dr. Kirakosyan will discuss the latest medical options for women suffering with pelvic floor disorders on October 11, and  Mr. Pyne will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation on October 25. Both events are free to attend, but registration is required.

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Dr. Meeghan Lautner continued her push to increase awareness surrounding the importance of annual mammograms with a Q&A in the October issue of In Good Health.

 

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Dr. Meeghan Lautner, a breast surgeon with General Physician, and an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, offered some valuable information for women regarding breast cancer in this month's Buffalo Healthy Living. 

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General Physician, PC Cardiologist Dr. Chee Kim was featured in an article in the September 2019 issue of Buffalo Healthy Living discussing atrial fibrillation. 

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A ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the new General Physician Regional Primary Care Center is scheduled for noon on Thursday, August 29. 

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In Good Heath is the latest publication to feature our new regional primary care center. General Physician, PC Primary Care — Buffalo opened on August 5 at 1091 Main St., Suite 301, Buffalo. 

Dr. Sosa

General Physician, PC OB/GYN  Dr. J'Leise Sosa was featured on the BlueCross BlueShield podcast, "Women's Health: Decade by Decade." Dr. Sosa addressed the importance of preventative healthcare at each stage of a woman's life. 

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General Physician, PC's new regional primary care center, located at 1091 Main St. in Buffalo, was featured in an article on www.BuffaloScoop.com. The nearly 17,000 sq. ft. center opened on August 5 in a new building at the edge of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. 

Primary Care on AM Buffalo

General Physician's new primary care center opened on August 5. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Charles was interviewed on AM Buffalo where he discussed the importance of the 17,000 sq. ft. facility, located at 1091 Main St., to the residents of Buffalo.  

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Providers at General Physician PC's primary care center at 1091 Main Street in Buffalo began seeing patients on August 5. The opening of the new 17,000 sq. ft. office was reported in Business First. 

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On July 22, Lancaster Medical joined General Physician, PC, becoming General Physician, PC Primary Care—Lancaster. The move was covered in the business section of the August 1 edition of the Lancaster Bee. 

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General Physician, PC’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Richard Charles, shared his thoughts on the evolution of the healthcare industry to better meet the needs of today’s patients, in the August issue of Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine. 

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On July 22, Lancaster Medical officially joined General Physician, PC and became General Physician, PC Primary Care—Lancaster. Dr. Kevin Cleary, one of the founders of Lancaster Medical, appeared on AM Buffalo on July 25 to talk about joining General Physician, and also to offer viewers some tips for staying healthy this summer. 

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General Physician, PC is preparing for the opening of its newest office, General Physician, PC Primary Care — Buffalo, on August 5th. The new, multi-specialty regional care center is the anchor tenant in a new building located at 1091 Main St

The opening was featured on the July 24th Buffalo Business Report on WBEN News Radio 930-AM. 

 

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The acquisition of Eastern Niagara Obstetrics and Gynecology by General Physician, PC was featured on the WBEN AM 930 Buffalo Business Report on Monday, July 15. Eastern Niagara OB/GYN joined General Physician in July, becoming General Physician, PC Women's Health — Lockport. 

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Kaleida Health is offering a free community education class focused on Atrial Fibrillation. The class is the latest offering in Kaleida's monthly "Healthy U" community education initiative. The event is scheduled for Thursday, July 18. 

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Lockport-based Eastern Niagara OB/GYN has joined General PHysician, PC. This news was featured in the Lockport Sun & Journal. 

Karen Gutierrez Podcast

Family Nurse Practitioner Karen Gutierrez was a guest on, “Slice of Life,” a podcast hosted by Brenda Alesii on ESPN-1520. Karen appeared on the June 29 show to discuss a wide-range of issues related to women’s health, specifically her work in the practice of breast care.

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As many as three in four women experience symptoms of PMS. General Physician, PC’s Dr. J’Leise Sosa, MPH, spoke with Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine to share some helpful advice for women seeking relief.

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According to the American Cancer Society, outside of the skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. With a lifetime risk of one in 22 men and one in 24 women, it is anticipated that more than 101,000 cases of colon cancer and more than 44,000 cases of rectal cancer will be diagnosed in 2019.

Dr. Sosa on WNY Living

When it comes to women's health, it is important to find high quality care in a supportive, understanding and comfortable environment. At General Physician, PC we are focused on providing care for all women in every stage of life.

Buffalo Healthy Living April 2019

Local Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian, Kelly Cardamone, confirms that both diabetes and prediabetes are major problems in the U.S. and across the globe. A study published in the Journal of the Amerian Medical Association revealed that nearly 50 percent of adults living in the U.S. have diabetes or prediabetes (a condition marked by higher than normal blood glucose levels that are not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes).

Colorectal Awareness Month - AM Buffalo

March is Colorectal Awareness Month. One simple test, a colonoscopy can save your life. Courtney is at General Physician PC and is talking with Dr. Barone. They discuss the importance of having a colonoscopy.

Cheektowaga Little Loop Football

Cheektowaga football league is reducing the amount of full contact practices by 66 percent to improve player safety. "We feel that contact full contact drills are not necessary once a season begins," Joe D'Amaro, chairman of the Cheektowaga Little Loops Association, said.

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Dr. Timothy Adams discusses the importance of early detection in the fight against colon cancer. Getting screened, means saving lives.

Dr. Daye on AM Buffalo

When it’s time to seek out a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, the specialists at General Physician PC can help you now and when you need it. We’re talking to Dr. Lisa Daye of the General Physician PC Orthopedic Sports Medicine practice and getting an inside look at the practice. You don’t have to be an NBA player or an NHL player to get treatment.

Meet Dr. Daye

January 3, 2019 - Dr. Lisa Daye sits down with In Good Health for the Meet Your Doctor interview. She discusses youth sports injuries, what types of sports have the greatest risk for injury, advice on how to avoid injury as well as surgical procedures she performs to return athletes to their optimal performance.

Dr. Kirakosyan on AM Buffalo

Established in 2010, General Physician, PC has grown to be one of the largest medical groups serving Western New York. But we didn’t set out to be the biggest – our goal has always been to be the best. We are collective of the region’s most well-respected, accomplished healthcare providers from many different areas of medicine, from general practitioners to highly skilled specialists.

Dr. Lisa Daye

General Physician, PC is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Daye to its orthopedic team. Dr. Daye is a Sports Medicine Orthopedic surgeon specializing in operative and non-operative treatments for youth and adult sports injuries.

Dr. Michael Chaskes

General Physician,PC welcomes the addition of Dr. Chaskes to its Great Lakes Cardiovascular Cardiology team. Dr. Chaskes specializes in preventive & non-invasive clinical cardiology in treating palpitations, arrhythmia, chest pain, cholesterol & hypertension.

Romanowski Orthopedics on AM Buffalo

General Physician, PC treats patients suffering from knee and hip pain that has reduced their mobility and activity level. Dr Marcus Romanowski performs total knee and hip replacement and partial knee replacement surgery. Dr Cindy Romanowski is a leader in preoperative patient education and postoperative rehabilitation.

Wellness Visit With Primary Care

As you know, the annual visit allows you to track your health and coordinate your care. Our goal in producing this video is to encourage patients to schedule their annual visit and maintain an on-going relationship with their provider.

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According to the American Council on Science and Health, chronic pain has become a major public health challenge, responsible for a trillion dollars annually in medical costs, disability programs, and lost productivity.

Dr. Marcus and Cindy Romanowski

Drs. Marcus and Cindy Romanowski are husband and wife physician team that love working together. Marcus is an orthopedic surgeon focusing on knee and hip replacement.  Cindy is a specially trained Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist who manages patients' surgical preparation and recovery.

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD,  is a common condition in which stomach acid flows up the esophagus and into the mouth.  Sometimes called dyspepsia, acid reflux or heartburn, GERD can generate a fiery sensation in the chest and throat ranging from middle to sever.

Olean Cardiac Cath Lab

The Olean General Hospital rapid response team, celebrating five years of service, has performed nearly 3,000 cardiac catheterization procedures since the Olean General Hospital/Kaleida Health lab opened in 2013.

In October, Olean General Hospital will celebrate the five-year anniversary of the opening of its interventional cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Dr. Chee Kim

Dr. Chee Kim is a cardiac electrophysiologist and director of electrophysiology innovation and clinical integration with Kaleida Health. That’s the complicated title. “I tell my patients, 'We have plumbers and we have electricians. I'm an electrician,' Chee said. “I deal with the electrical abnormalities of the heart.”

Meet Dr. Charles

Chief medical officer at General Physician — describing himself as the Energizer bunny — talks about electronic medical records, how his group is advancing community’s health, and how he juggles administrative and clinical duties

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