UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine’s Dr. John J. Leddy has been awarded the 2022 Stock Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service. Dr. Leddy is the medical director of the UB Concussion Management Clinic. Around the world, Dr. Leddy is known as a foremost leader in the diagnosis and treatment of concussions.
Allison Brashear, MD, MBA, UB’s vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, presented the award to Dr. Leddy.
“He fulfills the criteria for the Stockton Kimball Award with a professional career of consistent academic accomplishment and recognition, identification with Buffalo of his accomplishments, concern for and contributions to the progress of UB and the Jacobs School, and a career that exemplifies excellence in its broadest sense”, Brashear said.
Throughout the years, Dr. Leddy’s concussion research has had a broad scope and impact. He has 153 papers published or in the press, and has more than 190 invited podium or other oral presentations. His research into post-concussion-syndrome (PCS) in 2006 helped pave the way for a new method of recovery.
About UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, a member of UBMD Physicians’ Group, is comprised of 46 physicians engaged in providing orthopaedic services to patients in Western New York and surrounding areas as well as to provide clinical instruction and supervision to the residents and fellows of the Department of Orthopaedics as well as the students of the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
The group is affiliated with Kaleida Health, Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), Catholic Health System, and Niagara Falls Memorial, and staffs Buffalo General Hospital, ECMC and Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. In addition, they are the team doctors for the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bandits, Rochester Americans, UB Bulls, Buffalo State Bengals, ECC Kats, NCCC Thunderwolves and Hilbert Hawks.