Dr. Michele Potempa, MD
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Dr. Michele Potempa, MD


Family Medicine | Female


Dr. Michele Potempa, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Lockport, NY. She is 48 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Potempa is affiliated with Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital and Eastern Niagara Health System.

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Dr. Potempa's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
Buffalo, NY |
After your first visit, you will be assigned a PA, you will never be able to see the dr again. If you request an apt with the DR only, they will call you and tell you that you have to find a new MD. Don't waste your time here.
Buffalo, NY |
Don't see the nurse practitioner Melanie, she doesn't know what she is doing, she misdiagnoses all the time, it is almost impossible to get an apt with the doctor. Avoid Melanie at all costs!
Lockport, NY |
Never able to see her, only the nurse practitioner who is not qualified to replace the dr. Don't ask questions, they make you leave the practice!
Lockport, NY |
Extremely thorough. Willing to answer questions. She is not intimidated by informed patients. Very accessible. Her nurse Lori rocks!! My whole family she's her.
in Lockport, NY |
Stress free. Very professional
in Clarence Ctr, NY |
Good luck seeing her. You will on first visit and after that you will be offed to her Nurse Practioner who is not qualified for her role.
in Buffalo, NY |
always professional with a touch of concern for my health. Dr potempa is never in a hurry, she takes time to listen and answere any questions, then explains in plain english what her answere is. I always enjoy my visits
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Dr. Potempa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Family Practice

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  • Medical School

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Suny Buffalo Grad Med Dent

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Family Medicine

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