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Michael                        Ferrick

Michael R. Ferrick MD

UBMD Orthopaedics

Specialties

Adolescent Sports Medicine; General Pediatric Orthopaedics & Spinal Deformities; Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery; Pediatric Orthopaedics; Spine Deformities; Sports Medicine - Pediatrics

 

Overview

Professional Summary:

I have wanted to be a doctor for as long as I can remember; no other occupation was ever a consideration. I am privileged and thankful to be able to be a doctor and help people on a daily basis.

Early in my education I wanted to be an eye doctor, but once I rotated through orthopaedic surgery during medical school, I knew I had found my place in medicine. Although in orthopaedic surgery we do not routinely save someone‘s life in the sense of preventing death, we do save people‘s lives on a regular daily basis. As orthopaedic surgeons, we are able to help people continue to live the life that they want to live- whether it is enjoying a sport, working, or just walking; our orthopaedic treatments frequently "save" or restore that life.

I am very happy to be part of UBMD via the UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine group, a great group of doctors, physician extenders, and support staff. We work as a team to help each other provide excellent orthopaedic care for the people of WNY and beyond. We have the privilege and responsibility of teaching medical students and orthopaedic surgery residents, the next generation!

One of the things I enjoy most about our profession/specialty is the constant innovation and improvement in the methods and techniques, both surgical and non-surgical, to help "save the lives" of our patients.

Specialties:

Adolescent Sports Medicine, General Pediatric Orthopaedics & Spinal Deformities, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Spine Deformities, Sports Medicine - Pediatrics

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents

Physician Gender:

Male


Location and Insurance

Appointments:
UBMD Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine: Northtowns
Amherst Health Center
4949 Harlem Road
Amherst, NY 14226
Phone: (716) 204-3251
Contact: Katie Fassl
Accepting new patients

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital
Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • NYS Medicaid
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • Workers Comp

Credentials

Board Certifications:
  • Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Pediatric and Spine Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (2002)
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1997)
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School (1992)
  • BS, University of Notre Dame (1987)
Military Experience:
  • Captain, Army (1997-2001)
    Officer, U.S. Army
  • Captain, Army (1997-2001)
    Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Awards and Honors:
  • Castle Connolly's Top Doctor 2016 (2016)
  • Outstanding Orthopaedic Attending (2013)
  • Peter Casagrande Memorial Award (Orthopaedic Residency) (1997)
  • Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship (1996)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (1992)
  • Scholarship - 5th International Symposium Eye Immunology/Immunopathology (1990)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1987)
  • Summa Cum Laude (1987)

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.