Post-Acute Care

Providing Care Wherever You Choose to Go

General Physician, PC recognizes the importance of continuity of care and aims to ensure that we are here for you at each point in your recovery, including rehabilitation, long-term care and home health.

As you transition from a hospital stay into a post-acute rehabilitation center, or to your home, our clinical team will work collaboratively with your primary care providers. They will serve your clinical needs, manage your care, and allow you to focus on what matters most — your health.

Paul Shields, DO, and his team of experienced practitioners, work together in conjunction with your other providers and caregivers, to deliver the quality of care you’ve come to expect from General Physician, PC.



Dr. Paul Shield’s on What the COVID Vaccine Means to the Community.



Proudly honoring our Elderwood Partner

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.


Absolut Care Gasport: 4540 Lincoln Drive, Gasport, NY 14067

Buffalo Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing: 1014 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209

DeGraff Skilled Nursing Facility: 445 Tremont Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Elderwood at Amherst:  4459 Bailey Avenue, Amherst, NY 14226

Elderwood at Cheektowaga Assisted Living: 229 Bennett Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Elderwood at Cheektowaga: 225 Bennett Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Elderwood at Hamburg: 5775 Maelou Drive, Hamburg, NY 14075

Elderwood at Lancaster: 1818 Como Park Boulevard, Lancaster, NY 14086

Elderwood at Lockport: 104 Old Niagara Road, Lockport, NY 14094

Elderwood at Wheatfield Assisted Living: 2600 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Wheatfield, New York 14304

Elderwood at Wheatfield: 2600 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Wheatfield, NY 14034

Elderwood at Williamsville: 200 Bassett Road, Williamsville, NY 14221

Ellicott Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation: 200 Seventh Street, Buffalo, NY 14201

GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center: 5949 Broadway, Lancaster, NY 14086

HighPointe on Michigan: 1031 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203

Terrace View at ECMC: 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215



Contact Us 

Phone: 716.422.5677

Fax: 716.314.7371


In the News 

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. 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.

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.

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 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. 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.

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. 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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