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Andrea                         Manyon

Andrea T. Manyon MD

UBMD Family Medicine

Specialties

Family Medicine

 

Overview

Professional Summary:

My clinical practice is family medicine. What family physicians do best is provide medical care to individuals within the context of family and community. An examination room filled with family members poses a great opportunity: I believe that patient health can vastly improve if family support augments clinical advice. Most of my patient visits include not only the patient, but family members as well, e.g., a spouse, son, daughter or caregiver. Often, these family members are my patients, too, which allows me to understand the family and provide the best, most appropriate treatment. I have cared for as many as five generations in one family, and multigenerational care gives me great satisfaction.

My practice is focused on patients with complex medical conditions and on preventive care. I like to guide patients to embrace healthier lifestyles, and I have learned a great deal from patients who have lived to advanced ages--many in their 90s--who have led healthy and happy lives. They are the role models and inspiration for me as I care for younger patients.

In addition to practicing family medicine for nearly 30 years, I have conducted research in medical education. My focus has been creating a clinical skills course for first-year medical students and developing authentic evaluation strategies. I have presented these topics and led discussion on them at many national conferences. More recently, I was an advisor to family physicians practicing in the national health system in Crete, Greece who sought advanced academic skills.

I serve as assistant dean for student affairs, providing academic and career counseling for students during their four years of medical school. I work with a team of academic staff to create programs that help students advance through the developmental stages of medical school and prepare them for residency applications. These programs include peer mentoring and tutoring, community physician mentoring, academic guidance and career planning and coaching for students seeking their specialty match. I also meet with students individually when needed, to guide them through the personal and life challenges they might encounter during their medical education. My goal is to support students’ learning and growth within their individual learning styles and their search for fulfilling careers that match their interests and aspirations.

Specialties:

Family Medicine

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Physician Gender:

Female


Location and Insurance

Appointments:
UB Family Medicine at Sheridan
2465 Sheridan Drive
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Office Hours: Mon: 8am - 8pm Tues - Friday: 8am - 5pm
Phone: (716) 835-9800
Fax: (716) 835-9888
Contact: Judith Winters
Accepting new patients by referral only

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):
  • Buffalo General Medical Center
  • Women and Childrens Hospital
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • 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
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • NYS Medicaid
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Workers Comp

Credentials

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, Chief Resident (1986)
  • MD, Family Medicine, University at Buffalo (1983)
  • BA, Biology-Chemistry, Skidmore College, With High Honors (1979)
Awards and Honors:
  • Excellence in Medical Student Education (2004)
  • Physician of the Year (1994)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1979)

Research

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.