Gareth Lema

Gareth M. Lema

Gareth M. Lema MD, PhD

UBMD Ophthalmology at the Ross Eye Institute

Accepting new patients

Patients Treated:

Adults, Seniors/Elderly, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Physician Gender:



UBMD Ophthalmology: Ross Eye Institute
Ross Eye Institute
1176 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: 716-881-7900
Fax: 716-881-4349
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:

  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Better Health Plan, Inc. (HMO)
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • NYS Medicaid
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Workers Comp

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and Training:

  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine (2007)
  • PhD, Biophysics, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine (2007)
  • BA, English, College of the Holy Cross, with Honors, Magna Cum Laude (1999)

Awards and Honors:

  • University at Buffalo Medical Alumni Association Deans Award (2007)
  • Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society (2006)
  • City of Buffalo Civic Empowerment Award (2006)
  • Dean’s Letter of Commendation (2001)
  • Gilbert D. Moore Fellowship (1999)
  • Sigma Tau Delta, English Honor Society (1998)
  • National Cancer Institute Summer Fellowship (1997)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician’s research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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