Dr. Shields WNY Living

Dr. Paul Shields was interviewed on WNY Living on WGRZ Channel 2 discussing General Physician's new Post-Acute Care program. Click here to watch the interview.

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover

General Physician, PC Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Joseph Falcone was featured in an article on joint replacement in the January issue of Buffalo Healthy Living.

Dr. Jeffery Neu

GPPC Phyician, Dr. Jeffery Neu was in the right place at the right time on Saturday.
Dr. Neu and his wife Heidi, a nurse, were attending a Championship Basketball Game at Williamsville North High School on Saturday when, shortly after the game started, one of the officials collapsed on the court. The Neus, along with another doctor and another nurse who were in the crowd, rushed to his side and began emergency medical care. They were able to bring the man back to life, and he was transported to the hospital where he is recovering from the scare. To read The Buffalo News complete account of what happened, click here.

Darryl Ernst, President of GPPC

This month we announced a new partnership with the awesome providers and staff of OB•GYN Associates of WNY. We are excited to collaborate with their team to enhance the quality and accessibility of women’s health services in Western New York.

Dr. Carlos Santos

General Physician, PC President Darryl Ernst, and OB•GYN Associates of WNY Managing Partner, Dr. Carlos Santos, were quoted in a recent feature in Buffalo Business First examining the evolution of the business model for physicians.

Dr. Paul Shields

Dr. Paul Shields, Vice President of Post-Acute Clinial Services with General Physician, PC, was interviewed on AM Buffalo this week to discuss the launching of General Physician's new Post-Acute Care Services program.

Click here to watch the full interview.

Minimally Invasive Carpal Tunnel Surgery

General Physician, PC Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Paul Paterson is an expert in treating patients suffering from painful Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Dr. Paterson uses a micro-invasive procedure that has revolutionized the process. He can diagnose a patient and perform the "Release and Relief" procedure in a SINGLE visit to his office in Buffalo, New York. There is no hospital, no stitches, and no long recovery time. Some patients even drive themselves home following the procedure!

West Seneca Bee Cover

General Physician, PC and OB•GYN Associates of WNY are forming a partnership aimed at improving the access and quality of healthcare options available to women in Western New York. The West Senca Bee reported on the partnership, which launches in January.

Dr. Armen Kirakosyan

General Physician, PC Urogynecologist Dr. Armen Kyrakosyan wrote an article in Buffalo Healthy Living offering women some important advice for understanding when it might be time to see a urogynecologist.

Buffalo Healthy Living

General Physician, PC is partnering with OB•GYN Associates of WNY to collaborate and deliver improved access to healthcare for women throughout Western New York. This new partnership was covered online by Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine.

Dr. Paul Shields

The newly launched Post Acute Care Service Line led by General Physician, PC's new Vice President of Post-Acute Clinical Services, Dr. Paul Shields, was featured this week in an article by Tracey Drury with Buffalo Business First.

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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.

Buffalo Spree

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.

ECMC TrueCare Healthcast

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

Dr. Panzarella

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

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover

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.

Business First Cover

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.


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.

WNY Physician Cover

 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.

Carpel Tunnel Cover

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.

In Good Health Magazine Cover

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.


Buffalo Healthy Living Cover

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. 

In Good Health Magazine Cover

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. 

GP Waiting Room

General Physician, PC's new regional primary care center, located at 1091 Main St. in Buffalo, was featured in an article on 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.  

Front of new office

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. 

Lancaster Bee Newspaper

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. 

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover

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. 

Dr. Cleary on AM Buffalo

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. 

Healthy U Kaleida Health

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. 

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover

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.

Buffalo Healthy Living May 2019

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.

Buffalo Healthy Living Cover March 2019

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.

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