Richard Erbe

Richard W. Erbe

Richard W. Erbe MD, FACMG

UBMD Pediatrics


Children and Adults; Clinical Cytogenetics; Clinical Genetics; Clinical Molecular Genetics; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Molecular genetics; Pediatric Genetics; Pediatrics; Regulation of metabolism

Accepting new patients


Children and Adults, Clinical Cytogenetics, Clinical Genetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics, Inherited Metabolic Disorders, Molecular genetics, Pediatric Genetics, Pediatrics, Regulation of metabolism

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents, Adults

Physician Gender:



UBMD Pediatrics Outpatient Center
1001 Main Street
4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Phone: (716) 323-0040
Fax: (716) 323-0292
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:

  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions / RMSCO
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare
  • Workers Comp
  • YourCare

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Clinical Genetics
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification, American Board of Medical Genetics, Sub-board in Clinical Molecular Genetics

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Environmental Health Institute (1992)
  • Fellowship, Institute for Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences (1980)
  • Research Fellowship, Biological Chemistry, Harvard Medical School (1970)
  • Research Associate, Laboratory of Biochemistry, National Institutes of Health: National Cancer Institute (1968)
  • Assistant Resident, Medicine, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (now Brigham & Women's Hospital) (1966)
  • Internship, Medicine, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (now Brigham & Women's Hospital) (1965)
  • MD, Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Valedictorian (1964)
  • Premedicine Degree, Premedicine, University of Michigan (1960)

Awards and Honors:

  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Award (2012)
  • American College of Medical Genetics: Founding Fellow (1993)
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School: Elissa Klein Lectureship (1985)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Kappa Delta Award (1973)
  • University of Michigan Medical School: Borden Undergraduate Research Award in Medicine (1964)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (1964)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (1963)
  • Best Doctors in America (1989-Present)
  • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd: America‘s Top Doctors (2019-2020)

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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