Dr. Joseph Ralabate, MD

Dr. Joseph Ralabate, MD

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Age 74
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Dr. Joseph Ralabate, MD is a general surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in general surgery.

2450 Elmwood Ave

Buffalo, NY 14217

Contact Information

(716) 677-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ralabate's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ralabate performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Ralabate performs this procedure more than 62% of his peers

Lipomas
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ralabate treats Lipomas more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Ralabate treats this condition more than 51% of his peers

Benign Tumor
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ralabate treats Benign Tumor more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Ralabate treats this condition more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Ralabate's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Diseases
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Disease
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach Diseases
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Ralabate, MD is a general surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1975
Millard Fillmore Hospital
Residency Hospital
1971
Millard Fillmore Hospital
Internship Hospital
1970
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1966
Canisius College
Undergraduate School
1975
1971
1970
1966

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Trauma Award - Surgical Residency, 1974
  • Listed in "Top Doctors of the United States",
  • Halstead Teaching Award, 1983
  • United States Army Commendation, 1977
  • Surgical Chief Residents Teaching Award, SUNY at Buffalo, 2003

Media & Publications

  • Polyorchidism, 1987

Dr. Ralabate's Reviews

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4.2

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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Independent Health
Encompass
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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