Michael P. Rade, MD, FACS

Michael P. Rade, MD, FACS

Dr. Rade is an accomplished and respected general surgeon who has served the Buffalo area for more than thirty years. He is currently the Chairman of Surgery at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, and his practice areas include general, laparoscopic and vascular surgery. In his capacity as chair, he not only performs surgery but also oversees all surgical staff and the surgical ICU.

In addition to these responsibilities, Dr. Rade is an active member in many professional societies. He currently serves as the Chair of the Local Committee on Applicants for the American College of Surgeons and has previously been its WNY Chapter President. During his career, he has also held the role of president for the Buffalo Surgical Society, the Buffalo Vascular Society, and the Buffalo Trauma Society.

Dr. Rade completed his general surgery residency at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. He also completed a fellowship in traumatology at the Medical Center in Hannover, Germany. He earned his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo and his undergraduate degree from Williams College.

He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Dr. Rade is also the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from ACS. Dr. Rade holds positions in several academic and professional organizations, including:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine
  • Leadership Council, SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Medical Society of the County of Erie
  • Buffalo Surgical Society
  • Buffalo Vascular Society
  • Eastern Vascular Society
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery

He sees patients in the West Seneca office.