GVI partners with cardiologist to train African surgeons

GVI partners with cardiologist to train African surgeons

"The Gates Vascular Institute continues its international outreach, with two surgery cases last month broadcast live via webcast to help train physicians in 10 African countries.

The GVI partnered with the Jacobs Institute, as well as a medical device company, to share pacemaker surgeries with 30 physicians in Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

The surgeries, led by electrophysiologist Dr. Chee Kim, was a step-by-step demonstration of the insertion of pacemakers, a device used to control abnormal heart rhythms."

Move marks the opening of new children’s hospital in Buffalo

Move marks the opening of new children’s hospital in Buffalo

"The delicate and successful transport of 125 inpatient mothers, children and infants from Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (N.Y.) to the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital marked the official opening of the new facility located on a medical campus in downtown Buffalo.

First baby born at Oishei Children’s Hospital today

First baby born at Oishei Children’s Hospital today

"Kiss 98.5 played the most beautiful sound you’ve ever heard this morning – the new Brahms Lullaby to announce the first baby was born at Oishei Children’s Hospital.

Editorial: New Oishei Children's Hospital is a remarkable achievement

Editorial: New Oishei Children's Hospital is a remarkable achievement

"The brand-spanking-new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital was a long time coming. Seventeen years ago most people would have bet against it, but today on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus the $270 million, high-tech hospital will formally open, capping years of planning and construction.

Explore the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital

Explore the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital

"The new Children’s Hospital is smaller than the old one, but it's designed to be more efficient and patient-friendly in its layout and equipment placement.

Take a look inside Buffalo's new Children's Hospital

Take a look inside Buffalo's new Children's Hospital

"The $270 million John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital will open next week on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, capping off years of planning to replace Women & Children’s Hospital on Bryant Street.

A marathon one-day move will begin before dawn Nov. 10 to move patients and staff into the 185-bed hospital 1.2 miles away at 818 Ellicott St."

How the new Oishei Children's Hospital came to be

How the new Oishei Children's Hospital came to be

"The new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital that will open this week on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus exemplifies state-of-the-art pediatric care.

The hospital tower offers the latest in medical technology and thoughtful design. A connected outpatient center replaces dated facilities that were costly to maintain and no longer met patients' expectations.

The new hospital, together with a new University at Buffalo medical school under construction along Main Street, will solve a big piece of the puzzle on a medical campus trying to attract life sciences companies to start or move here."

Themed floors at Oishei Children's Hospital reflect overall Buffalo connections

Themed floors at Oishei Children's Hospital reflect overall Buffalo connections

"The 12 floors inside the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital opening soon on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus each have distinct themes to highlight their connection to Buffalo – from the Spirit of Buffalo, to City of Good Neighbors, parks and gardens, sports, imagination and more.

New Oishei Children's Hospital built with a family focus

New Oishei Children's Hospital built with a family focus

"In just over three weeks, the new Oishei Children’s Hospital at the Buffalo Niagara Medical campus will open to the public. From the moment patients and staff walk in, it’s going to be evident that the new state-of-the-art hospital was designed with families in mind."

More patients moved to Oishei Children's Hospital

More patients moved to Oishei Children's Hospital

"As of today, the majority of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo's outpatient clinics will be open and fully operational to patients and families in their new location. The first two outpatient clinic moves were completed in January and April.


On November 10, the historic relocation will conclude with the move of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo's inpatient services and emergency department to Oishei Children's Hospital. "

Island community completes GI Challenge for room at new Oishei Children's Hospital

Island community completes GI Challenge for room at new Oishei Children's Hospital

"Leaders from Grand Island schools, government, businesses, civic groups, and medicine met at Grand Island High School to celebrate completion of the GI Challenge, an effort to raise $25,000 to establish a room of care at the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo."

Oishei Children's Hospital construction in the home stretch

Oishei Children's Hospital construction in the home stretch

"Work on the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital is 95 percent complete and work crews are down to the nitty gritty of punch-list items on all floors of the $270 million facility that is scheduled to open in November on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Kaleida Health spokesman Michael P. Hughes said the hospital is no longer a "hard hat" zone and has received its certificate of occupancy from the city."

Grand Island room will be dedicated at Oishei Children's Hospital

Grand Island room will be dedicated at Oishei Children's Hospital

When the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital opens in November, a room on the sports-themed 10th floor for young surgical patients will recognize the Grand Island community.

Joe’s Deli to Open in Oishei Children’s Hospital

Joe’s Deli to Open in Oishei Children’s Hospital

Oishei Children’s Hospital announced today the addition of Joe’s Deli to the Hospital’s dining options. Opening this November, the Buffalo-based deli known for their award-winning, specialty sandwiches, soups and wraps will provide healthy, homemade options from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily.

Children's Hospital kicks off lullaby contest

Children's Hospital kicks off lullaby contest

"BUFFALO, NY- If you've delivered a baby at Women & Children's Hospital, you know it's a long standing tradition to play the Brahms Lullaby each time a little one is born.

With the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital set to open in November, officials there are looking to give birth to a new tradition. The hospital is kicking off a contest asking WNYers to record and submit their own rendition of the classic song."

Construction nearly complete at new Oishei Children’s Hospital

Construction nearly complete at new Oishei Children’s Hospital

"Construction at the new John R. Oshei Children’s Hospital is more than 95 percent complete. At this point crews are just working on the finishing touches and getting ready for the big move from Women & Children’s Hospital to the new site."