Remek Kocz MD

​Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: SUNY
at Buffalo
Anesthesia Residency:
SUNY at Buffalo 2015
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2016
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2016
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, Candidate in the ABA system

Charles Younger MD

Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: University of Texas, 1994
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 2001
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2002
Notable achievements:
US Marine Corps, retired
Vietnam combat veteran

Nicole Gothgen MD

Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo, 2004
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 2008
Fellowship: ​Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2009
Board Certification: Candidate in the ABA examination system
Notable Achievements:
Buffalo Choral Society with recitals at Carnegie Hall and the White House

Justin Eckler MD PhD

Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo, 2008
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo 2012
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo 2013
​Board Certification: Candidate in the ABA examination system
Professional Activities:
Ph.D in Pharmacology and Toxicology, SUNY at Buffalo, 2002
Research interests include opioid receptors, obstructive sleep apnea,
pain management, pharmacodynamics, and dental sedation.

Michael Marino MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
​​Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo, 1990
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 1995
Fellowship: Adult Critical Care Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 1997
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2016
Professional Activities:
Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia

Jerrold Lerman BASc MD FRCPC FANZCA

Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: University of Toronto, 1978
Anesthesia Residency: University of Toronto, 1982
Fellowship: Anesthesia Research Fellow, UC San Francisco, 1983
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 1984, Recertified 2004
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology 2014
Professional Activities:
​ Delivered over
250 invited guest lectures in 30 countries over the past 10 years
More than 250 peer-reviewed medical publications, book chapters and review articles in the
anesthesia literature
Author of the textbooks "Practice of Anesthesia For Infants & Children", "Neonatal Anesthesia" and "Manual of Pediatric Anesthesia"

James Houck MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
​Medical School: George Washington University 1984
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 2005
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2006
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2006

Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2016

Christopher Heard MB ChB FRCA

​Clinical Professor Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, Pediatric & Community Dentistry, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1986
Residency: Tyne & Wear and Yorkshire, England 1994 & SUNY at Buffalo 1995
​Fellowships: Pediatric Critical Care, England & Adult Critical Care, SUNY at Buffalo
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, 1998 & Fellow of the Royal College of Anesthetists (UK)
Subspecialty Certification: ABA Critical Care Medicine, 1999
Professional Activities:
Pediatric Intensive Care Attending, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
 Assistant Director of Research Pediatric Anesthesiology
Director Pediatric Dental Sedation Clinic

Max Chudy BS MD

​Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: U Autonoma de Guadalajara, 1979
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 1984
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 1985
Professional Activities: 
Pediatric Anesthesia

James Armstrong BSc MSc MD FRCPC

​Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: Queen’s University at Kingston Ontario, 1989
Anesthesia Residency: Queen’s University at Kingston Ontario, 1994
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio, 1995
​Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, 1996
​ Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, 1994
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2015
Professional Activities:
WCHOB Teacher Recognition Award 2012-13
Member, New York State Board for Medicine (2012- 2017)

Lewis Diamond MB ChB

Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo 
Medical School: University of Cork, Ireland, 2007
Anesthesia Residency: University of Rochester, 2014
Fellowship: ​Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2015
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2015

Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2016
Professional Activities:

    Pediatric Anesthesia

Ravinder Devgun DO

Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo 
Medical School: NY Institute of Technology, College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2009
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 2013
Fellowship: ​Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2014
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2016

Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, Candidate in the ABA system

Professional Activities: ​

    Anesthesia Site Director, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Stephan Nebbia BSc MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo

Medical School:  University of New Jersey School of Medicine, 1987

Anesthesia Residency:  University of Toronto, Canada 1992

Fellowship:  Pediatric Anesthesia, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto 1993

Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, Candidate in the ABA system
Board Certification:  American Board of Anesthesiology, 1995

Royal College of Physicians of Canada, Anesthesia 1992

Ramiro Mireles MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo

Medical School:  Mount Sinai School of Medicine of NYU, 1989

Anesthesia Residency:  Bellevue Hospital Medical Center, New York, 1993

Fellowship:  Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC 1994

Board Certification:  American Board of Anesthesiology, 1994

Professional Activities:

Pediatric Anesthesia

Great Lakes Anesthesiology


Eileen Watson BS MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo​
Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1986
Anesthesia Residency: University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, 1990
Fellowships: Pediatric Anesthesia, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, 1994

Advanced Regional Anesthesia, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 1992. Recertified 2013
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2015
Professional Activities
​:
Regional and Pediatric Anesthesia

Stacey Watt MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo​
Medical School: SUNY at Syracuse, 2001
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 2005
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2007

Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014
Professional Activities:
Chief of Anesthesia Kaleida Health
Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship, SUNY at Buffalo

Michelle Raczka MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo, 2003
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 2007
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2009
​Board Certif
ication: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2008
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2013
Professional Activities:

     Department Compliance Officer, Kaleida Health   

Douglas Kahn MD

​Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School:
Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel, 1981
Anesthesia Residency: Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 1990
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 1992

Navyugujit Virk MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: University of Silesia, Poland, 2008
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 2013
Fellowships: Obstetric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo 2014
  Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2015
​Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2014
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, Candidate in the ABA System
Professional Activities:

    Obstetric Anesthesia

    Pediatric Anesthesia

Mark Thompson MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: Loma Linda University, 1999
Anesthesia Residency: Loma Linda University, 2003
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, University of Colorado, 2011
​Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2004, Recertified 2011
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2013
Professional Activities:
  Regional Anesthesia for Pediatric and Adult Patients​
  ENT surgery brigades to rural Honduras 2005-Present​

  Denver Zoo primate anesthesia service 2010-11

Helen Nazareth BSc PhD MD 

Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo, 2009
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 2013
Fellowship: ​Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2014
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2015
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2015
​Professional activities:

    PhD in Microbiology and Immunology, SUNY at Buffalo, 2007


Michael Weinberg BS MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo, 1987
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 1994
Fellowship: Pain Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, 1995
​Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 1995
Professional Activities:
 UJF New Leadership Committee, Physicians' Division

Robert Ramsdell MD MBA

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo, 2002
Anesthesia Residency: SUNY at Buffalo, 2006
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 2007

​Board Certification:
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2008

Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2015
Professional Activities:
US Air Force Reserve
MBA, Canisius College

Robert Kaye MD

​Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo
Medical School:
NY Medical College, 1982
Anesthesia Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA, 1987
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, SUNY at Buffalo, 1988
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, 1989
American Board of Pediatrics, 1987
Subspecialty Board Certification: Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2015