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Christian                      DeFazio

Christian R. DeFazio MD

UBMD Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine



Professional Summary:

Dr. DeFazio worked extensively as a community emergency physician prior to becoming a member of the teaching faculty affiliated with the emergency medicine residency here in Buffalo in 2000. He served as the Assistant Clinical Director of the Emergency Department at Buffalo General Hospital as well as the department Quality Improvement Coordinator until becoming the Residency Director in 2008. His primary interest lies in the education of emergency medicine residents.


Emergency Medicine

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Board Certifications:
  • Board Certification, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1998, 2008
Education and Training:
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Emergency Medicine Residency Program (1997)
  • Chief Resident, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Level I Trauma Center (1997)
  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine, Cum Laude (1994)
  • BA, Psychology, Princeton University, Cum Laude (1990)


Research Profile:

This UBMD clinician teaches at the University at Buffalo's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Learn more about this clinician’s research and teaching activities. View credentials, publications, professional involvement and more.