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Michael R. Ferrick, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedics, Scoliosis & Sports Medicine
4.7 out of 5

Based on 869 Patient Ratings

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Office Locations

716 Health

111 North Maplemere,      Suite 100
Williamsville, NY 14221

John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

818 Ellicott St. 
Buffalo, NY 14203

With privileges at Kaleida Health

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I have wanted to be a doctor for as long as I can remember; no other occupation was ever a consideration. I am privileged and thankful to be able to be a doctor and help people on a daily basis.

Early in my education I wanted to be an eye doctor, but once I rotated through orthopaedic surgery during medical school, I knew I had found my place in medicine. Although in orthopaedic surgery we do not routinely save someone‘s life in the sense of preventing death, we do save people’s lives on a regular daily basis. As orthopaedic surgeons, we are able to help people continue to live the life that they want to live- whether it is enjoying a sport, working, or just walking; our orthopaedic treatments frequently “save” or restore that life.

I am very happy to be part of UBMD via the UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine group, a great group of doctors, physician extenders, and support staff. We work as a team to help each other provide excellent orthopaedic care for the people of WNY and beyond. We have the privilege and responsibility of teaching medical students and orthopaedic surgery residents, the next generation!

One of the things I enjoy most about our profession / specialty is the constant innovation and improvement in the methods and techniques, both surgical and non-surgical, to help “save the lives” of our patients.


University of Michigan Medical School, M.D., 1992
University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Science, 1987

Hospital Training
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
University at Buffalo, 1993-1997

Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis Surgery Fellowship
2001-2002 Texas Scottish Rite


Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Top Doctor – 2018, 2020, 2021 & 2022
Who’s Who in Healthcare – 2020


Chief of Orthopaedics, Oishei Children’s Hospital
Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Phi Rho Sigma Medical Society


December 2020 – UBMD Ortho News: 16 UBMD Ortho Physicians Selected as Buffalo Spree’s 2021 Top Docs
July 2020
 – Buffalo Business First: Who’s Who in Healthcare
January 2020 –  UBMD Ortho News: 14 UBMD Ortho Physicians Selected as 2020 Buffalo Spree’s Top Docs 
April 2018 – Kaleida Health: Pediatric Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
January 2018
 – UBMD Ortho News: Seventeen UBMD Ortho Physicians Selected as Castle Connolly’s Top Docs
November 2017 – The Buffalo News: Time in weight room comes with pro and cons for young athletes
March 2017 – Kiss 98.5: Pediatric Orthopedics


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