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UBMD Ortho Mourns the Loss of Dr. Craig E. Blum

UBMD Ortho Mourns the Loss of Dr. Craig E. Blum

The entire team at UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine mourns the loss of Dr. Craig E. Blum, professor emeritus at the Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, who passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at the age of 72. Please read the below tribute to...

Fodero Joins UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Fodero Joins UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

BUFFALO, NY – Western New York’s largest orthopaedic and sports medicine group is growing again with the addition of Jesse Fodero, M.D., a primary care sports medicine specialist. The latest physician to join the UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (UBMDOSM) team,...

A Letter to Student Athletes Regarding COVID-19

A Letter to Student Athletes Regarding COVID-19

Sports are finally back in Western New York and as the team doctors for four pro teams, seven college teams and 31 area high schools, we want to make sure that they don’t get paused again. Check out the below guidance for athletes from the WNY COVID Working Group: We...

Amy Wittmeyer Leg Surgery Comeback Story

Amy Wittmeyer Leg Surgery Comeback Story

Dear Dr. Rauh, Three years ago, my daughter, Amy Wittmeyer, cartwheeled over a car door while riding her bicycle to college classes. The resulting damage to her left leg was disastrous, to say in the least. Her ACL was obliterated; torn MCL and meniscus. Lateral...

From Living in Pain to Bouncing Back

From Living in Pain to Bouncing Back

Tara Zimmerman is your typical active 34-year-old. She enjoys kayaking, taking walks, riding her bike and playing with her nieces and nephews. Her profession as a kindergarten teacher keeps her on her feet and active. About a year ago, she fell down the stairs at home...

Staying Safe While Enjoying Winter Sports

Staying Safe While Enjoying Winter Sports

We are in the peak of winter sports season! The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly caused an increase in people participating in winter sports in an effort to get outside and stay socially distant. Some may have even decided to try out a winter sport for the first time....

Dr. Matthew DiPaola Awarded 2021 Charles S. Neer Award

Dr. Matthew DiPaola Awarded 2021 Charles S. Neer Award

Matthew DiPaola, MD, shoulder & elbow surgery specialist for UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has been awarded the 2021 Charles S. Neer Award by the American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons (ASES). The award will be presented during the Virtual ASES Specialty...

How to Layer when Exercising in Cold Weather

How to Layer when Exercising in Cold Weather

During the cold temperatures like we see in our frigid Western New York winters, being outside can be challenging. Keeping warm and protecting against the elements can be a balancing act. Being able to properly layer your clothing can help to prevent injuries that can...

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