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Program

  • Program: University of Buffalo Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Location: Buffalo, NY

Leadership

  • Program Director: Michael Freitas, MD MSPT
  • Associate Program Director: Heidi Suffoletto, MD FACEP
  • Core Faculty:
    • John Leddy, MD FACSM FACP
    • Rajiv Jain, MD
    • Marc Fineberg, MD
    • William Wind, MD
    • Robert Smolinski, MD

Fellowship Details

  • Accepts: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
  • Number of Fellows: 2

Training Locations

  • UB|MD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Farber Hall (UB South Campus)
    • Concussion Clinic
    • Sports Medicine Clinic
    • Orthopaedic Clinic
    • Physical Therapy Elective
  • UB|MD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Harlem Road (Off-Campus)
    • Sports Medicine Clinic
    • Orthopaedic Clinic
    • Electives
      • Orthopaedic Hand Procedures
      • Pediatric Orthopaedics
      • Radiology
      • Spine/Chiropractic
      • Urgent Care
  • UB Athletic Training Centers (UB North Campus)
    • Smolinski Family Sports Medicine Center
      • Patient exam rooms (2), inground hydrotherapy pools (2), underwater treadmill, taping stations (8), treatment tables (8), bikes, treadmills, upper body ergometer, other rehab equipment
    • Rielly Athletic Training Center
      • Patient exam rooms (2), hydrotherapy whirlpool tubs (3), taping stations (3), treatment tables (3), bikes, upper body ergometer, other rehab equipment

Team Coverage

  • College
    • University of Buffalo (primary site)
    • Canisius College, Daemen College, Niagara University (secondary sites)
  • Professional
    • Buffalo Sabres
    • Buffalo Bills

Event Coverage

  • Needs to be updated

Curriculum

  • Sports Medicine Clinic & Orthopaedic Clinic
    • Alternates weekly between each clinic
  • UB Training Room
    • Three half-days every week (5-12 patients per session)
    • All UB Division I athletes
  • Primary Care Continuity Clinic
    • Two half-days every week (10-15 patients per session)
    • Longitudinal care unrelated to sports for UB athletes
  • Research
    • One half-day every week and weekly program director meeting to review progress
    • Publish findings in a peer-reviewed journal and present research at the AMSSM annual meeting
  • Grand Rounds
    • Weekly
    • Lectures on a variety of primary care and orthopaedic sports medicine topics
  • UB Division I Game Coverage
    • Throughout the year (Primarily weekends)
  • Preparticipation Physical Evaluations
    • Primarily early fall and early spring

Contact Information

  • Program Director: Michael Freitas
    • Email: mfreitas@buffalo.edu
    • Phone: (716)204-3200
  • Residency Program Manager: Pamela S. Maconaghy
    • Email: psm4@buffalo.edu
    • Phone: (716)816-7258
    • Fax: (716)845-6699

External Links


See Also


Created by:
John Kiel on 10 June 2019 03:45:53
Last edited:
6 November 2020 16:47:23
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