Sisters of Charity Hospital
As a resident, your OB/GYN education is enriched by the experience of working at Sisters of Charity Hospital, Western New York's largest Catholic hospital, with teaching and clinical programs providing primary, secondary and tertiary care to patients and outpatients.
A member of the National Daughters of Charity Health System, which has a resident pool of over 1,300 trainees nationwide, Sisters Hospital is in the mainstream of graduate medical education. Sisters Hospital has been committed to graduate medical education in OB/GYN in the Buffalo area since 1942.
Founded in 1848, Sisters Hospital is the oldest hospital in continuous operation in upstate New York. It is a fully accredited, non-profit general hospital dedicated to excellence in medical care and education. Sisters has built on its strengths and role as a healthcare leader to provide a full spectrum of services including prevention, wellness, primary care, specialty care, acute care, home care and long-term care.
Located in central Buffalo, about four miles from the city's downtown area and about three miles from the University at Buffalo medical school, Sisters Hospital has over 430 beds, a modern emergency and outpatient department, and a skilled nursing facility.
The hospital has made a strong commitment to women's healthcare with a number of innovative programs and services related to obstetrics and gynecology. These include:
Sisters Hospital's Special BirthPlace provides superb maternity care for mother and child. In addition, Sisters Hospital offers quality prenatal care and assistance to those without insurance coverage.
M. Steven Piver, M.D. Center for Women’s Health & Wellness
The M. Steven Piver, M.D. Center for Women’s Health & Wellness is the area’s first center devoted exclusively to helping women improve the quality of their lives by providing health and wellness in one convenient location, named after M. Steven Piver, MD, a world-renowned physician and Senior Director of Gynecologic Oncology at Sisters Hospital.
The Piver Center brings together a variety of women’s health services and wellness programs in a warm and inviting setting and builds on the hospital’s longstanding commitment to meet the health needs of women throughout the Buffalo area.
With its unique focus on women’s health and wellness, the Piver Center offers a number of specialized services including:
- Gynecologic oncology
- Breast care
- Outpatient chemotherapy
- Infertility treatment
- Natural family planning
- The latest diagnostic services, including digital mammography, bone densitometry, ultrasound, and laboratory collection services.
- To compliment its medical services, the center also offers programs on nutrition, physical fitness and skin care, and massage therapy services