Who is Buffalo OB/GYN?

Doctors

Emily Fleming Williams, MD
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Emily Fleming Williams, MD
Hometown:
Buffalo, NY
Education:
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 2002
Hamilton College, 1993
The Buffalo Seminary, 1989
Training:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SUNY at Buffalo, 2006
Awards:
Marcos B. Gallego, MD Award for Overall Clinical Excellence
Haluk Caglar, MD Award for Excellence in Gynecologic Oncology
Clyde L Randall, MD Society Award in Gynecology/Obstetrics
Professional Organizations / Interests:
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Buffalo Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Research Assistant at the Women's Health Initiative Study at University at Buffalo, studying the effects of hormone replacement in menopausal women.
Completed research on effect of different modes of fetal monitoring during labor.
Lisa Gelman-Koessler, MD
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Lisa Gelman-Koessler, MD
Hometown:
Snyder, NY
Education:
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 2003
Tufts University, 1997
Nichols School, 1993
Training:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SUNY at Buffalo, 2007
Awards:
Hans J. Lowenstein Award for Academic Excellence in Obstetrics
Resident Award for High Achievement on CREOG Examinations
Wayne Johnson, MD Award for Excellence in Maternal Fetal Medicine
New York State Resident Jeopardy Competition Winner
SUNY at Buffalo Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Research Award
Professional Organizations / Interests:
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Buffalo Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rosann L. Lana, MD
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Rosann L. Lana, MD
Hometown:
West Seneca, NY
Education:
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 2003
Canisius College, 1999
Mount Mercy Academy, 1995
Training:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SUNY at Buffalo, 2007
Awards:
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Award
Marcos B. Gallego, MD Award for Overall Clinical Excellence
SUNY at Buffalo Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Research Award
Professional Organizations / Interests:
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Buffalo Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Emmekunla K. Nylander, MD
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Emmekunla K. Nylander, MD
Hometown:
Williamsville, NY
Education:
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 1996
Boston University, 1986
Williamsville South High School, 1982
Training:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital, 2000
Awards:
National Medical Association Award of Recognition
New York Senate Distinguished Citizen Award
Professional Organizations / Interests:
Chairperson and Founding Member, Medical Outreach and Community Assistance of Western New York: Medical missions to rural areas of Ghana to perform reparative surgery on women who have fistulas created by traumatic labor.The mission also aids the communities through education and monetary support.
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Buffalo Chapter of National Medical Association
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Buffalo Alumnae Chapter

Nurse Practitioners

Ilene Holtz Alt, WHNP-BC
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Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified
Ilene Holtz, WHNP
Hometown:
Plainview, NY
Education:
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Nursing, Department of Continuing Education and School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program, 1977
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 1974
New York State Licensure:
OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner
Registered Professional Nurse
National Professional Certification:
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner - National Certification Corporation
Menopause Practitioner - North American Menopause Society
High Risk Obstetric Nurse - National Certification Corporation
Awards:
Women’s Health Award, Planned Parenthood of Buffalo and Erie County
Excellence in Precepting Award, D’Youville College, School of Nursing
Recognition Award for Education, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Western New York
Professional Organizations/Interests:
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health
North American Menopause Society
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC): providing screening for hereditary/genetic risks for breast and ovarian cancer, testing and counseling re: risk reduction. Member of FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered.
Menopause education, health promotion and symptom treatment (including mood and sexual issues). Certified Menopause Practitioner.
Premenstrual Syndromes (PMS) evaluation and treatment.
Gilda's Club WNY, Community Advisory Board: Support group for individuals and others affected by cancer.
NY Help/Honduras: Participation in and support for medical missions in Honduras. Provided first breast and pelvic screening to rural communities near Yoro, Honduras.
Elaine Pazik, MSN, WHNP-BC
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Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified
Hometown:
Amherst, NY
Education:
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Nursing Masters of Science in Nursing, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, 1983
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Nursing Bachelors of Science in Nursing, 1975
Villa Maria Academy, 1971
New York State Licensure:
OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner
Registered Professional Nurse
National Professional Certification:
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner – National Certification Corporation
Professional Organizations/Interests:
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC): Providing screening for hereditary/ genetic risks for breast and ovarian cancer, testing and counseling regarding risk reduction.

About Buffalo OB/GYN

Our Mission

The doctors and staff at Buffalo OB/GYN are dedicated to comprehensive health care for women. Our mission is to combine the latest technology and clinical expertise to provide compassionate care for women of all ages. We offer routine and high risk prenatal care as well as routine gynecologic services for women from adolescence through menopause.

State-of-the-Art

We use a state-of-the-art electronic medical records system in our practice. It improves efficiency and accuracy, allowing us to reduce wait times, and spend more time with each patient.

Frequent or Accidental Urination

The doctors at Buffalo OB/GYN are also specialists in Urogynecology and female Urology, providing care for women with a wide range of conditions including overactive bladder and urinary incontinence. We also perform a minimally invasive surgical technique to treat pelvic organ prolapse, The procedure employs a specially designed mesh to restore pelvic support.