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M. Jeffery                     Mador

M. Jeffery Mador MD

UBMD Medicine


Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Sleep Medicine



Professional Summary:

My patient care responsibilities are centered at the Veterans Administration Western New York Healthcare System (VA) where I care for hospitalized patients with pulmonary problems as well as maintain two active outpatient clinics in the VA system: the pulmonary clinic and the sleep medicine clinic. I also supervise the continuity clinics at the VA.

My research interests dovetail with my clinical work. I conduct research on skeletal muscle function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and those patients in pulmonary rehabilitation. I investigate predictors of the response to pulmonary rehabilitation, and I am also interested in sleep apnea research, comparing the occurrence of complications (postoperative and others) between patients with sleep apnea and those without. I examine sleep apnea treatment options and their success rate in special patient populations, such as patients with psychiatric disease or those on chronic opioid therapy.

I run multicenter trials in patients with COPD, and I am presently involved in two NIH-sponsored studies: one examining the effects of long-term oxygen therapy in patients with mild hypoxemia and one examining whether administration of a statin can reduce the exacerbation rate in optimally-treated patients with COPD.

I teach medical students primarily in the respiratory physiology course. I enjoy working with students throughout the full spectrum of medical education from first-year medical students to senior fellows in pulmonary critical care or sleep medicine. As the fellowship director for pulmonary critical care medicine I am responsible for the educational curricula for the fellowship.


Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Physician Gender:


Location and Insurance

UBMD at VA Medical Center
VA Medical Center
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 862-8629
Fax: 862-8632
Contact: Diane Poch

UBMD Internal Medicine: Sleep Medicine
UBMD Sleep Medicine
6105 Transit Road
Suite 100
East Amherst, NY 14051
Phone: 716-348-3435
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Empire
  • Fallon Health
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Todays Options
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • WellCare
  • YourCare


Education and Training:
  • Residency, University of Toronto (1984)
  • MD, Medicine, University of Toronto (1981)
Awards and Honors:
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (1980)
  • CD Wainwright Scholarship (1978)
  • Ann Shepard Memorial Scholarship (1976)


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.