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Michael                        Manka

Michael A. Manka Jr. MD

UBMD Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine



Professional Summary:

Dr. Manka currently serves as the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Erie County Medical Center. He is a residency trained, board certified Emergency Physician, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Along with overseeing the emergency department at Erie County Medical Center, he has been a member of the SUNY at Buffalo medical admissions committee and serves as an oral board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Manka’s research interests are focused on the assessment of trauma patients using ultrasonography as well as emergency medicine administrative issues such as quality improvement, patient flow, and patient satisfaction.


Emergency Medicine

Physician Gender:


Location and Insurance

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):
  • Erie County Medical Center


Education and Training:
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (1999)
  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo, Summa Cum Laude (1996)
  • BS, University of Michigan, Magna Cum Laude (1992)
Awards and Honors:
  • Erie County Medical Center Lifeline Foundation 2013 Springfest Distinguished Physician Honoree (2013)
  • Erie County Medical Center Lifeline Foundation 2012 Run for Heroes Physician Honoree (2012)
  • Specialty Teaching Award, Family Medicine Residency Program, SUNY at Buffalo (2009)
  • Seigel Award for Excellence in Teaching (2003)
  • Seigel Award for Excellence in Teaching (2001)
  • Teaching Attending of the Year (2000)
  • SAEM Medical Student Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine (1996)


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.