Kaleida Health

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Kaleida Health is the largest non-profit health care provider in Western New York, United States. Founded in 1998, the organization supplies the area's eight counties with health services throughout five different hospitals and separate medical centers. It is also a chief teaching associate of the University at Buffalo's schools of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and Dental Medicine.

Hospitals and Services[edit]

Throughout the system, Kaleida Health has 1,800 physicians, and 3,000 nursing personnel to help provide health care such as home care, long term care, medical, pediatric medical, education and prevention, support, cardiac, and emergency stroke care services. Kaleida also helps conduct hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, primary and specialty care centers, behavioral health and rehabilitation centers, home care and school based health centers, long term and subacute care centers, laboratory services and corporate facilities.[1]


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Buffalo General Hospital
Gates Vascular Institute
  • Buffalo General Medical Center (Buffalo) - The largest Kaleida hospital, founded in 1855. With 511 beds, this acute care medical center offers specialized programs such as urology, psychiatry, cardiac rehabilitation, organ transplantation, and neurology, amongst many others.
  • Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) (Buffalo) - Opened in November 2011, this building houses a new emergency department, nearly 600 patient beds, 30 operating rooms,an 17 interventional radiology labs for cardiac, vascular, and neurosurgical procedures.[2]
  • Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo - Since 1892 this hospital has been Buffalo's main center for pediatric and women's services. Holding 190 beds, it offers services such as maternity care, pediatric intensive care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and neonatal care.
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital (Amherst) - Built in 1974, this 201-bed facility provides hospital services including gynecology/obstetrics, dialysis, orthopedic surgery, ambulatory surgery, and diagnostic nuclear medicine.
  • DeGraff Memorial Hospital (North Tonawanda) - Founded in 1914, and holding 70 beds, this hospital provides medical and surgical services, a specialized medical rehabilitation unit for patients requiring special needs after surgery, and a skilled nursing facility.[3]
  • Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital (Buffalo) - A 189-bed acute care hospital founded in 1872. Services include neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, urology, respiratory therapy, skilled nursing, and pulmonary studies. The hospital closed in 2011 moving its services over to Buffalo General in a building called The Gates Vascular Institute.


  • Jody L. Lomeo (CEO) - Interim President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Joseph Kessler (CFO) - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Margaret Paroski, MD (CMO) - Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
  • Toni L. Booker - Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Donald Boyd - Senior Vice President of Business Development
  • Robert Nolan - General Counsel
  • Michael P. Hughes - Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer[4]