Dr. Leo Michalek Jr., MD

Dr. Leo Michalek Jr., MD

General Surgery | Male | 77 years old

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Dr. Michalek Jr. specializes in General Surgery and practices in Buffalo, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fracture
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI

    Graduated in 1964

  • Internship Hospital
    Edward J Meyer Meml Hosp

    Completed in 1965

  • Residency Hospital
    Edward J Meyer Meml Hosp

    Completed in 1972

    VA Western New York Healthcare System of Buffalo

    Completed in 1972

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Michalek Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients