André Charest

André F. Charest

André F. Charest MD

UBMD Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine; Nephrology

Accepting new patients


Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Patients Treated:

Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Additional Languages:

Fluent French

Physician Gender:



UBMD at Erie County Medical Center
Erie County Medical Center
Renal Division
462 Grider Street, 11th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14215
Office Hours: 08:30 am - 4:00 pm
Phone: (716) 898-4803
Fax: (716) 898-3928
Accepting new patients

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):

  • Erie County Medical Center
  • Roswell Park Cancer Instutute

Insurance Accepted:

  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Empire
  • Fallon Health
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • NYS Medicaid
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Todays Options
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • WellCare
  • YourCare

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine: Nephrology
  • License to Practice Medicine, New York State
  • Certification, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: Internal Medicine
  • Certification, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: Nephrology

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Laval University (1998)
  • Residency, Core Internal Medicine, Sherbrooke University (1996)
  • MD, Medicine, Laval University (1993)

Awards and Honors:

  • Samuel McLaughlin Foundation (2000)
  • Fond Canadien d'aide à la Recherche (FCAR) (1989)
  • Dr. Georges-Phénix Foundation (1988)

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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