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Dr. Carrier on WNY Living

Seeing your Primary Care doctor is essential to keeping your health on track.  Doctor Bradley Carrier, MD, MS  is one of the many fabulous doctors that makeup General Physician, PC .   For appointments, or information on services the office offers,  call (716) 710-7807 or visit www.gppconline.com.

Dr. Bradley Carrier is a primary care physician.

Vaibhavi Solanki, M.D.

Dr. Vaibhavi Solanki was born in India, moved to Canada young, and subsequently made over 15 other moves to different cities across North America. Along the way, she met her husband, who now lives in Hamilton, Ontario. After undergoing her residency in Manhattan, she was looking for a place to settle and have easy access to the Canadian-American border. Buffalo was the perfect fit, landing a gig with General Physician Care and getting an apartment in downtown Buffalo.

BGMC/GVI Implants TriClip™ Device

The interventional cardiology team at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, led by Vijay Iyer, MD, PhD, today announced the first successful implantation of the Abbott TriClip™ transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER) system on a 49-year-old woman from Buffalo.

Dr. Brittanny Keeler Featured on Spectrum News

Brittanny Keeler, DO, NCMP, a physician with OBGYN Associates of WNY, was recently featured on Spectrum News to discuss the importance of menopause research and advocating for your health. Dr. Keeler stands as one of only two – and the only female – North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Certified Menopause Practitioners (NCMPs) in the region. Valid for three years, this certification keeps Dr. Keeler at the forefront of menopause management, ensuring her patients receive the highest quality of care.

Dr. Brittanny Keeler Discusses Menopause Care for Women in WNY

Brittanny Keeler, DO, NCMP, a physician at OBGYN Associates of WNY, is one of only two - and the only female - Certified Menopause Practitioners in the region. In honor of Women's History Month, Dr. Keeler was featured on WGRZ-TV's Most Buffalo segment to discuss her certification, menopause myths, concerns and new advancements.

Richard Charles MD

Richard Charles, MD, chief medical officer at General Physician, PC, was a guest speaker at the Vatica Health RISE National conference in Nashville, TN on March 18. The annual event attracts over 1,900 attendees and is the #1 trusted source for all things Medicare Advantage, crossing a variety of topics and themes from risk adjustment and quality to member experience and social determinants of health.

GI Genius

Kaleida Health and Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) announces the integration of GI Genius™ Intelligent Endoscopy Module, a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) technology, into its gastrointestinal (GI) screening and diagnostic procedures. This pioneering advancement aims to significantly enhance the early detection of precancerous polyps, further underscoring Kaleida Health's dedication to providing the best in patient care.

Dr. Chee and Dr. Bhatia

On March 6, 2024, Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) completed our first cardiac ablation procedure using the new FARAPULSE™ Pulsed Field Ablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). Used extensively across the globe, this technology is designed to provide Pulsed Field Ablation therapy to treat patients with paroxysmal AF, which causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate.

716 Health Medical Complex

We are excited to announce that our 1000 Youngs Rd. Primary Care5225 Sheridan Dr. Gastroenterolog, 3980A Sheridan Dr. Primary Care, and 705 Maple Rd. Primary Care offices have moved to a new location to allow for growth and enhanced patient care.

Office Closures – January 17 & 18, 2024

Office Closures – January 18, 2024

Due to inclement weather, most General Physician, PC, Great Lakes Cardiovascular, and OBGYN Associates offices will be CLOSED.

Dr. Brittanny Keeler

Brittanny Keeler, DO, NCMP, a respected and dedicated physician at OBGYN Associates of WNY, has achieved a significant milestone in her medical career. Recently awarded the credential of Certified Menopause Practitioner by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), Dr. Keeler’s accomplishment underscores her exceptional expertise in menopause management.

Buffalo Spree Top Doctors 2024

Congratulations to the 30 General Physician, PC physicians across 10 specialties who were named to the Buffalo Spree 2024 Top Doctors list. The list appears in the magazine's January/February 2024 issue.

Meet Dr. Steven Rood

Dr. Steven Rood is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.  He is originally from Oil City in northwestern Pennsylvania.

“Early detection is crucial to overcoming serious illnesses. Preventive care is something parents prioritize when raising children, but it’s also a crucial component of healthy living for all ages,” says Bradley Carrier, MD, MS, of General Physician, PC. Dr. Carrier offers the following age-specific screening recommendations as a preventive care guideline.

Doctor holding a model of a heart

Atrial fibrillation, known as AFib or AF, is a condition that causes the upper chambers of the heart to beat irregularly and extremely fast (about 500–600 beats per minute). The most common irregular heartbeat, it affects more than 5 million adults in the U.S. A normally functioning heart beats 60 to 100 times per minute — 86,440 to 144,000 beats per day!

Fibroid Awareness and Self-Advocacy: Get the Help You Need and Get a Second Opinion - Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine

Few people know July is National Fibroid Awareness Month or that July 1 is National Wear White Day. Fibroids are a rarely discussed and often painful health issue that affects 20 to 80% of women by the time they reach age 50.

Health Care Screenings for Men Ages 18 to 39

Preventive health care is a multifaceted approach to a healthy lifestyle that incorporates various strategies to reduce risk for illness and disease. Screenings are a vital component of preventive care, even for young men.

Amy Craib Named President for General Physician, PC

Amy Craib has been named president for General Physician, PC (GPPC). Craib has been serving as interim president for GPPC since February 2023 after assuming the role from Darryl Ernst, MHA, who announced his departure earlier this year.

Meet Dr. Vincent Lee

Dr. Saha Wins International Award for Bronchology Care, Research and Innovation

Congratulations to Sandip Saha, MD, interventional pulmonologist, who received the Heinrich Becker Young Investigator Award for Research and Clinical Innovation.

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Dr. Stacey Akers Featured on WNY Living

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative has highly trained specialists who are here to help.

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Dr. Rohini Thodge: Decades of caring for kids

Dr. Rohini Thodge has been a pediatrician since 1985.  Her patients range in age from newborn to 21 years old which give her plenty of time to form strong, trusting relationships with not only the little ones in her care, but their families, too.

Dr. Avani Kanneganti - Believer in the Power of Prevention

The reasons why Dr. Avani Kanneganti became a doctor is the first place are the same reasons why she still loves her job today: By connecting an intricate set of symptoms and information, she can help patients avoid serous illness later.

Dr. Maxim Mitchell: A Family-Oriented Family Doc

Dr. Maxim Mitchell is the modern-day version of a country doctor.  He specializes in family medicine and pediatrics and treast patients from newborn to over 100 - often seeing three generations of the smae family.

Linda Fuller: A Dedicated Nurse Practitioner

Linda Fuller, ANP-BC CDCES, has been taking care of people for about two-thirds of her life. She became a registered nurse in 1982 and has worked as a visiting nurse and in doctors' offices and hospitals throughout Chautauqua county for her whole career.

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Understand why they occur, the symptoms and how to treat them.

Dr. August Bruno Featured on Your Hometown Health Connection

Erica Brecher discusses women's health issues with Dr. August Bruno Jr. from General Physician, P.C.

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Kelly Cardamone discusses good and bad foods to eat when living with irriatable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a common disorder affecting the large intestines.

Dr. Ahmad Kadhim, MD featured on Your Hometown Health Connection

John Di Sciullo talks with Dr. Ahmad Kadhim - a gastroenterologist from General Physician, PC - about gastro intestinal concerns and getting a colonoscopy.

Dr. Jessica Martinolich featured on Your Hometown Health Connection

Dr. Jessica Martinolich and the importance of colorectal screening.

Dr. Jessica L. Martinolic Featured on WNY Living

Meet Dr. Jessica L. Martinolich and listen as she discusses with WNY Living colon cancer and what causes it, what are some symptoms of colon cancer and who should get screened for colon cancer and when.

Meet Your Doctor: Jessica Martinolich, MD

New colorectal surgeon at Kaleida Health talks about risk factors for colon cancer, surgical intervention and the need for colon screening at age 45 instead of 50

Dr. Loubert Suddaby

Did you know approximately 80% of people experience back pain at some point in their life? In fact, it is the leading cause of disability world wide. Dr. Loubert Suddaby, Neurosurgeon with General Physician, PC, explains a new technique available to treat back pain. 

Meet Dr. Ahmad Kadhim

Meet Dr. Ahmad Kadhim, a gastroenterology physician at General Physician, PC.

Meet Your Doctor: Reza Banifatemi, MD

Cardiologist at Great Lakes Cardiovascular discusses COVID-19 and how older patients with potential heart problems are negatively affected

Dr. Vijay Iyer Featured on Your Hometown Health Connection

Meet Dr. Vijay Iyer, an Interventional Cardiologist and Marylou Scholl, a nurse practitioner from Great Lakes Cardiovascular on Your Hometown Health Connection.

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Lunch is a welcome respite in the middle of at the day, providing a break from work and a chance to sit down and refuel the body until dinnertime.

Dr. Richard Charles

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Nothing will keep Bills Mafia away from Highmark Stadium this Saturday – not even the forecasted single-digit temperatures.

Meet Your Doctor: Stacey Akers, MD

Chief of gynecologic oncology at Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative discusses cancers of the female reproductive tract By Christopher Motola Q: Tell us a

Dr. Richard Charles

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — New year’s resolutions are all about bettering yourself, checking in. Many go straight for the health and wellness route.

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Your Hometown Health Connection Show 29. Kate Glaser talks with Dr. Richard Charles, Chief Medical Officer at General Physician, P.C., Kelly Cardamone, Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator, and Samantha Will, Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services.

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover Nov. 2021

Kelly Cardamone, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator and Program Director at General Physician is passionate about helping people improve their health. See page 25 for full cover story.

Dr. Stuti Tambar Featured on Your Hometown Health Connection

Breast cancer has become one of the most common types of cancer in the US. Dr. Stuti Tambar from Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative joins Kate Glaser to discuss how advancement in treatments and early detection are saving lives.

Dr. Stuti Tambar Discusses Breast Cancer Awareness Month

10/16/2021 Dr. Stuti Tambar joins Channel 2 WNY Living to discuss Breast Cancer Awareness month and the importance of regular screenings.

Dr. Armen Kirakosyan Receives Focused Practice Designation

Congratulations to Dr. Armen Kirakosyan on receiving a board certification diploma in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Focused Practice Designation.

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