Dr. Piwko

Dr. Piwko on the importance of seeing your primary care doctor during COVID and on an annual basis.

Dr. Sachin Wadhawan

Dr. Sachin Wadhawan from Great Lakes Cardiovascular discusses heart palpitations and the importance of caring for your heart.

Dr. James Youssef


Dr. Ranjan Bhayana

Dr. Ranjan Bhayana from Great Lakes Cardiovascular discusses Heart Health Month and the importance of caring for your heart.

Wake Up Niagara| Co-Hosted by Lance Melin & John Maser, along with News Director Hank Nevins

Danakas WNY Living


COVID-19 Vaccine Questions & Anwsers


Buffalo Healthy Living Cover Feb. 2021

February is Heart Health Month - Dr. Vijay Iyer urges people to pay attention to your heart symptoms.

Dr. Shields Featured on WNY Living

Dr. Paul Patterson on WBBZ

Your Hometown Health Connection Show 3. Host Samantha Latshaw talks with Dr. Paul Paterson from General Physician, PC about a micro-invasive surgery that can relieve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

In the most recent issue of WNY Physician magazine, Dr. Falcone discusses robot assisted surgery as well as a holistic approach to treating patients. See page 8.

WGRZ-TV Channel 2 interviewed Kelly Cardamone to weigh in on the new federal government nutritional guidelines which took effect January 1, 2021. Watch the video to learn about the updates to recommended sugar intake and alcohol consumption and her simple tips for a healthy year.

Buffalo Healthy Living November2020

Wome are frequently reluctant to discuss their experinecess in dealing with stress urinary incontinence (USI), but want desperately to do somethign about it.  SUI affect up to 40 percent of all women in the US, often due to childbirth, surgery, or age.

Dr. Joseph Falcone

Joseph P. Falcone, MD, DO is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Top Distinguished Surgeon in the field of Medicine for his commitment to providing exceptional healthcare services at ECMC Hospital / General Physician, PC

Dr. Richard Charles Medical Minute

Dr. Richard Charles, the Chief Medical Officer at General Physician, P.C., is featured in a HEALTHeLINK Medical Minute

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover Sept. 2020

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance our bodies need, but in just the right amounts. High blood cholesterol occurs when we have too much of it in our blood, carried on lipoproteins.

Buffalo Business First Panel

Business First hosted a panel discussion on the rise, impact and future of telehealth. Dr. Richard Charles weighs in on this important topic and what it means to the community and patients in the WNY area.

Dr. Panzarella on WNY Living

Dr. Awad El-Ashry on WNY Living

Ignoring Symptoms Can Cost You Your life. Dr. Awad El-Ashry, Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Great Lakes Cardiovascular discusses why and what the surgical options are for coronary heart disease.

 Dr. Awad El-Ashry

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover Aug. 2020

Dr. Paul Shields comments that residents desperately need to resume social interaction with their loved ones. The key is doing it safely and to manage or limit any unnecessary exposure and spread. Read More.

Dr. Shields

Dr. Paul Shields, VP Clinical Services Post-Acute Care at General Physician, PC, explains the process, the efforts of those involved and the outcomes. Taking the virus head-on and beating it, advocating for our patients and working together to provide care for patients where and when they need it.

Dr. Thomas Madejski

Dr. Thomas Madejski internal medicine physician with General Physician, PC Medina/Albion, elected to the AMA Board of Trustees.

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Dr. Lisa Daye

Dr. Daye has been a leader in her field and one of very few female Orthpedic Sports Medicine surgeons in WNY. She has dedicated her practice to returning adult and youth athletes to their sport and optimal performance, and has educated, trained, and treated female and male athletes at the recreational and elite level.

Dr. Paterson

A message from Dr. Paul Paterson, Orthopedic Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon

Dr. Paul Shields

Dr. Shields is the Medical Director of General Physician, PC's Post-Acute Care (PAC) program. He is a board-certified family medicine doctor with more than two decades of experience delivering the best in care.

Elderwood Nurses COVID19

When the community needed us most, we were there to answer the call with the region’s first post-acute COVID-19 Unit at Elderwood at Amherst. With the support of our medical staff, our colleagues at Kaleida Health, and our entire organization, the team at Elderwood at Amherst responded with skill, compassion, and bravery. We thank those who are there in the trenches, providing care and compassion to these patients each day. 

We Now Offer video Visits

Dr. Thomas Madejski, a primary care physician at General Physician, PC's Medina office, offered his insights into the importance of telemedicine for this online article at the Orleans Hub.

Dr. Marfatia

Dr. Ripple Marfatia was featured in The Daily News discussing the many benefits of telemedicine for patients who are practicing social distancing during COVID-19, but still need to receive medical care.

Dr. Thomas Madejski

Dr. Thomas Madejski, a primary care doctor in General Physician, PC's Medina office, offers his insights into the importance of telemedicine in a COVID-19 world.
Click here to read the article in Buffalo Healthy Living.

We now offer video visits

With the increased need for social distancing and the expaded effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, General Physician, PC is now offering video visits. Patients can "meet" with their provider in an interactive video visit to address many of their medical needs.


Christine Wolniewicz

Members of our Nutrition Services team were recently interviewed for an article in WNY Physician Magazine exploring the crucial role good nutrition play in the fight against Diabetes.

WNY Physician Magazine

Great Lakes Cardiovascular's Dr. James Youssef and Dr. Thomas Cimato were featured in the cover story for the latest edititon of WNY Physicin Magazine. The cardiologists discussed GLC's new Heart Failure Center located at Buffalo General Medical Center and what it means for improved cardio care in the region.

Dr. Paul Shields

General Physician's Vice President of Post-Acute Care Services, Dr. Paul Shields offered his thoughts on a new 22-bed COVID-19 unit opening at Elderwood at Amherst for a report on WGRZ Channel 2.

Kaleida Health CEO

Our partner, Kaleida Health, is at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19. Kaleida's CEO, Jody Lomeo, shared what the group is doing to proactively fight this pandemic with
Buffalo Business First healthcare reporter Tracey Drury.

General Physician CMO

General Physician, PC's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Richard Charles, was interviewed by the Buffalo News this week for a feature on the importance of staying home if you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19.

Dr. Mahmood

Our latest article educating people on the importance of getting screened for Colorectal Cancer as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month ran in the Dunkirk Observer.

Dr. Mills WNY Living

General Physician, PC Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Joseph Mills, was interviewed for WNY Living on WGRZ TV Saturday to promote Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Click here to watch the interview.

Dr. Joseph Mills on WNY Living

General Physician, PC Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Joseph Mills was interviewed on WGRZ for its WNY Living program. Dr. Mills discussed the importance of colonoscopies as a preventative measure to fight colorectal cancer.

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover

General Physician, PC Gastroenterologist Dr. Sultan Mahmood was interviewed for a story in Buffalo Healthy Living to discuss and promote Colorectal Cancer screening and share the importance of getting timely colonoscopies.

Dr. Richard Milazzo

Our Dunkirk Primary Care Physician, Dr. Richard Milazzo, was profiled in a recent issue of The Dunkirk Observer. Dr. Milazzo has been practicing in Dunkirk for more than 40 years, and he shared what drives him to continue caring for patients.

Bee Front Cover

The Bee Group Newspapers special publication "Health" featured a conversation with General Physician, PC Registered Dietitian Kelly Cardamone. She shared some advice for readers looking to improve their health through nutrition.

Dr. Thomas Smith

Great Lakes Cardiovascular's Dr. Thomas Smith was part of a chance encounter that led to a lifesaving relationship. Click here to read about it in the Dunkirk Observer.

Dr. Jeffery Neu

General Physician, PC's Dr. Jeffery Neu and his wife Heidi will be among the healthcare professionals honored tonight in Williamsville for their role in saving the life of a high school basketball referee who collapsed during a game in December.

WNY Physician Cover

General Physician, PC's new partnership with OB•GYN Associates of WNY was covered in the new issue of WNY Physician Magazine. The partnership aligns the two groups to deliver the best in high-quality, accessible healthcare to women throughout Western New York. Click here to read the digital issue of WNY Physician. The General Physician, PC article begins on page  27.

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover

Dr. Vijay Iyer, an interventional cardiologist with Great Lakes Cardiovscular, is featured in the current issue of Buffalo Healthy Living.

Support Group

Jami Babcock, practice manager of the General Physician, PC Primary Care office in Dunkirk, has partnered with Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care to launch a new support group for people who have lost a child. The group meets monthly at the Dunkirk office of General Physician. Click here to read an article in the Dunkirk Observer. 

Dr. Paul Paterson

General Physician, PC is proud to announce Dr. Paul Paterson’s orthopedic surgery practice is being honored by Sonex Health Inc. as the first Center of Cxcellence for micro-invasive carpal tunnel release using the SX-One MicroKnife and real-time ultrasound guidance

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