Board-certified in internal medicine and geriatrics, Dr. Bou-Abdallah, MD, is an assistant professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut and was fellowship-trained in both gastroenterology and geriatrics at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He has had several journal and abstracts published, and lectures often.
Paula Burkard, MD, PhD, is a gastroenterologist and clinical associate professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Burkard received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and Yale University and was fellowship-trained at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She received her PhD from Washington University. She has published many journal articles and abstracts and serves as a reviewer of articles submitted to “Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.”
James G. Corasanti, MD, is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He is a member of the Colorectal Steering Committee at Kaleida Health and Medical Director of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit at Buffalo General Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB), Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He also received his Masters of Arts in Biochemistry and Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Corasanti did his internship and residency in internal medicine at UB, served as chief medical resident at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, and was fellowship trained in digestive diseases at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a member of several associations and the recipient of numerous awards.
A former Major in the Air Force, Jan Novak, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist and an attending physician at ECMC. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and served residencies in internal medicine at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and Strong Memorial Hospital. He also received fellowship training in internal medicine and gastroenterology from Yale University. Dr. Novak is active in several professional membership organizations, both nationally and locally.
Ramon E. Rivera, MD, is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. He received his medical degree from Universidad IberoAmericana, did residencies in internal medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and received fellowship training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and Drexel University College of Medicine. An assistant professor and chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Dr. Rivera’s research interests span the field of interventional endoscopy. He is involved in a number of professional organizations and service activities.