Home of the University at Buffalo Research Institute on
Niagara Medical Campus, Inc.
In 2001, leading clinical, research and medical educational
institutions came together in partnership with the City of Buffalo,
the County of Eri, and the Allentown and Fruit Belt neighborhoods
to form the BNMC, Inc. This not-for-profit development agency
created a master plan for the development of a world-class medical
campus in downtown Buffalo, and continues to coordinate planning
and development for the 120-acre footprint. The BNMC facilitates
collaborates, addresses shared concerns and fosters an environment
for active living.
Buffalo General Hospital/Kaleida Health
Kaleida Health is the largest health care provider in Western
New York, serving the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art
technology and comprehensive healthcare services by expert,
compassionate healthcare professionals. Kaleida is headquartered at
100 High Street, the site of Buffalo General Hospital. Founded in
1855, BGH is a 511-bed acute care medical center with a wide
spectrum of clinical inpatient departments and outpatient services.
Its specialized programs include cardiac and orthopedic surgery;
urology; psychiatry; dialysis; gastroenterology; cardiac
rehabilitation; rehabilitation medicine; kidney and pancreas
transplantation; neurology and neurosurgery.
Hearing and Speech Center
The Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center provides comprehensive
treatment for adults and children with speech-language and hearing
impairments by integrating state-of-the-art technology with
diversity, respect, integrity, positive relationships, compassion
Buffalo Medical Group P.C.
Founded in 1946, the BMG is among the oldest and largest
multi-specialty physican group practices in New York State with
more than 110 specialists and sub-specialists. Together with a team
of nurses, therapists, other health care professional and support
staff, BMG is dedicated to delivering a comprehensive range of
diagnostic and treatment services in a compassionate and
HWI is an independent, not-for-profit, biomedical research
facility where, for half a century, scientists have been committed
to improving human health through molecular study of the causes and
potential cures of many diseases. Buffalo's Nobel Laureate Herbert
Hauptman continues to work with HWI scientists with specialities in
molecular biology, biochemistry and crystallography.
Olmsted Center for Sight
Since 1907, the Olmsted Center for Sight (formerly the Blind
Association of Western New York) has been a leader in quality
services for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
Located at 1170 Main Street in downtown Buffalo, the Olmsted Center
offers services to the blind and visually impaired population
throughout Western New York in a client's home, school or place of
business. The University at Buffalo's Ira G. Ross Eye Institute,
adjacent to the Olmsted Center at 1176 Main Street, is a
collaboration of the Department of Ophthalmology in UB's School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the Olmsted Center Sight and
University Ophthalmology Services.The Institute is dedicated to the
diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with diseases of the
eye and the vision system. Patient care and training of physicians
take place at 1176 Main St. where work is overseen by faculty in
the university's Department of Ophthalmology. These faculty members
constitute University Ophthalmology Services, a practice plan that
is part of UBMD.
Park Cancer Institute
RPCI is America's first cancer center, founded in 1898 by Dr.
Roswell Park. It is the only Upstate New York facility to hold the
National Cancer Center designation of “comprehensive cancer
center” and to serve as a member of the prestigious National
Comprehensive Cancer Network. Over its long history, RPCI has made
fundamental contributions to reducing the cancer burden and has
successfully maintained an exemplary leadership role in setting the
national standards for cancer care, research and education. The
RPCI campus spans 25 acres on the medical campus and consists of 15
buildings with about one million square feet of space.
Center for Hospice & Palliative Care
In June 2008, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) Board of
Directors voted unanimously in favor of The Center for Hospice
& Palliative Care becoming a member of the corporation. One of
the oldest hospices in the U.S., Hospice Buffalo marked its 30th
anniversary in 2008 and operates the first freestanding hospice
inpatient unit in New York State and the first inner city church
partnership with the St. John Baptist/Hospice Buffalo House in the
Fruit Belt neighborhood.
The University at Buffalo, with 12 professional schools and
three arts and sciences faculties, has the academic contours of an
eastern private university built on the scale of a mid-sized public
institution. As the largest public university in New York and New
England, with the largest faculty offering the largest number of
degree programs, with the most extensive international programs and
graduating the largest number of degree candidates each year, the
University at Buffalo is New York’s major university.
York Transplant Services
Established in 1981, UNYTS is among the leading procurement
organizations in the United States, and is one of the only eight
centers nationwide to house laboratory services and organ, tissue
and eye procurement in one location. The first organization of its
kind nationwide, UNYTS operates as a nonprofit organization serving
the eight counties of Western New York and works to assist donor
families, coordinate the donation process and increase knowledge
and awareness within the community regarding transplantation.
Public/private life sciences and biotech companies located on
the medical campus may be found at www.bnmc.org.