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Rana to join Memorial medical staff Sept. 1


Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:00 pm
Gurteshwar Rana, M.D., a surgeon with experience in advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive metabolic and bariatric surgery, will join the surgery team at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center effective Sept. 1.
Rana, who completed a yearlong fellowship in advanced gastrointestinal and minimally invasive surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, will join Dr. Venkat Kolli and Dr. Vikram Vattipally as an advanced gastrointestinal and bariatric surgeon.
Rana received her Bachelor of Science in genetics from the University of British Columbia. She graduated from Ross University School of Medicine (Dominica, West Indies) with highest honors and subsequently completed a five-year general surgery residency at Providence Hospital/Michigan State University. During her fifth year, she served as the chief academic surgical resident and was presented the Teacher of the Year award.
A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, she has published research in the American Journal of Surgery, the Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and other medical journals.
Rana is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Midwest Surgical Association, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic surgeons (SAGES) and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
Rana will see patients at 620 10th St., Suite 704, across the street from the medical center. To schedule a bariatrics appointment, call 716-278-4400. To schedule a general surgery consultation, call 716-278-4402.

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