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Christopher                    Battaglia

Christopher C. Battaglia MD

Department of Anesthesiology

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Critical Care Medicine; Internal Medicine; Palliative Medicine; Pulmonary Disease

 
Professional Summary:

Dr. Battaglia was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in psychobiology from Binghamton University, and his medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Palliative Care fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he stayed on to complete a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. While there, he conducted research with Dr. Steve Georas, examining the relationship between asthma and airway epithelial permeability. Dr. Battaglia is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and an Assistant Professor of Oncology and Critical Care at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care, University of Rochester Medical Center (2015)
  • Fellowship, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center (2012)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center (2011)
  • MD, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2008)
  • BS, Psychobiology, Binghamton University (1999)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, State University of New York at Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Medical Director, Intermediate Care Unit, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2016-present)
  • Intensivist, Anesthesiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2015-present)
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology and Critical Care, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2015-present)
  • Clinical Instructor, Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center (2014–2015)
Awards and Honors:
  • T. Franklin Williams Award in Geriatrics (2010)
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society (2008)
  • Psi Chi - Psychology National Honor Society (1999)


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Professional Memberships:
  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
Service Activities:
  • Utilization Management Committee; Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Committee Member (2016–present)
  • Sepsis Advisory Workgroup - New York State Department of Health; Determines standard of care and monitors quality outcomes for the management of severe sepsis and septic shock in New York State.; Member (2015–present)
  • Sepsis Oversight Team; Develop policies and evidence-based protocols for early detection and management of sepsis at Roswell Park Cancer institute.; Member (2015–present)

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Contact Information

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Department of Anesthesiology
Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: (716) 845-4543
Fax: (716) 845-8518
Email: ccb4@buffalo.edu


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