716 Health Medical Complex

We are excited to announce that our 1000 Youngs Rd. Primary Care office and our 5225 Sheridan Dr. Gastroenterology office 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.

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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.

Dr. Richard Charles on WNY Living - 9/25/21

Dr. Richard Charles discusses maintaining your overall health on WNY Living.

Dr. Armen Kirakosyan Featured on Your Hometown Health Connection

Pelvic floor issues are not a normal part of getting older. Urogynecologist Dr. Armen Kirakosyan explains surgical & non-surgical ways of treating common conditions that women experience.

Dr. Richard Charles on Hometown Connection - 7/28/21

Dr. Richard Charles, Chief Medical Officer for General Physician, P.C., discusses the vital role a primary care doctor can have on a patients well-being.

Dr. Vijay Iyer

Dr. Vijay S. Iyer discusses taking care of your heart as you age on WBEN’s Aging Gracefully with Linda Pellegrino. 7/25/2021

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Dr. Sosa is the first ever to perform an Acessa case in Buffalo at Oishei Children's Hospital

Dr. Sosa is the first ever to perform an Acessa case in Buffalo at Oishei Children's Hospital. Patients can get back on their feet and live freely from fibroid frustrations thanks to this minimally invasive procedure.

Dr. Paul Shields

 No matter the age, obesity, high cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes can be very serious, and should not be taken lightly. Dr. Shields, who specializes in Post-Acute Care, discusses the art of aging gracefully and the importance of preventing these chronic conditions as we age.

Dr. Joseph Falcone Featured on WBBZ

Your Hometown Health Connection Show 17. Dr. Joseph Falcone of General Physician, P.C. talks about knee and hip replacements and if they are right for you.

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