Dr. Michele Potempa, MD

Dr. Michele Potempa, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michele Potempa, MD is a family medicine specialist in Lockport, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 1995 and specializes in family medicine.

5879 Snyder Dr

Lockport, NY 14094

Contact Information

(716) 433-8751

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Dr. Potempa's Experience

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


  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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


  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • SUNY Buffalo Grad Med Dent
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Potempa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Potempa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potempa to family and friends
based on 30 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

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Dr. Potempa's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I have been with this practice for quite a while. Recently my experiences have gone downhill. Wait times have gone up and I have far less confidence as a patient that this practice is knowledgeable in the slightest. In trying to the office, I’m now on the third day of waiting to hear back from...more
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What a cold hearted doctor....a one dr facility, if you request to see her and not the PA, they make you leave the practice, no matter how sick you are. Her PA, Melanie Leberman, is a know it all, wont listen PA, stay away from this practice, there are plenty of good drs out there, NOT THIS ONE
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in Lockport NY
I have developed a good relationship with Dr Potempa over the past few years. I trust her judgement in my care and of the referrals she has made. When I am ill, I call and if needed she tries to get me in the same day or the next morning. The only issue I've ever had is she is so busy that I...more
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in 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.
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in 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!
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