Consultation and Diagnosis
Head and Neck Oncology
Microvascular Reconstruction
Plastics and Reconstruction
Patient and Family Concerns
Financial Counseling
Physician Profiles
Location, Parking, Contact

Patient and Family Concerns

The staff at ECMC understands that going to the hospital can be a very stressful experience for patients and their families. That’s why we are committed to making your visit as comfortable as possible. As an ECMC patient, you will receive prompt, professional, and courteous service in a caring environment. If you are planning to visit ECMC, please familiarize yourself with the services we provide for your convenience. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 716-898-3000.

Safe, secure, convenient parking

ECMC has more than 2,200 parking spots. Follow the signs on Grider Street to our conveniently located lots in front of the medical center, just steps away from the main entrance. Discounted parking is offered to all ECMC patients.

Pastoral and Spiritual Care Services

Clergy and spiritual staff are on call 24 hours a day. Services and Masses are offered at various days and times of the week and Bible study and special spiritual counseling sessions are available to patients, their families, and staff by request.


Patients of physicians affiliated with ECMC can purchase their prescriptions at the METCARE Rx Pharmacy located in the main lobby at ECMC. To contact the METCARE Rx Pharmacy, call 716-332-2866.

Financial Counseling

Although we make every effort to keep costs as low as possible, we know that some patients may need assistance paying medical bills. ECMC’s Financial Counseling office can help you apply for government-funded programs including Family Health Plus, Child Health Plus, and Medicaid. Even if you don’t qualify for one of these programs, we can help you set up an affordable payment plan that works for you. To make an appointment to discuss your financial needs, please call us at 716-898-5566, or stop by our offi ce in ECMC’s lobby.

Canadian Patients

ECMC is happy to serve our Canadian neighbors. To learn more about ECMC’s services for Canadian patients, including guidance through the Ministry of Health process, please call: 716-898-5240.

  • Breast reconstruction - utilizing both autologous (using the patient’s own tissue to restore the breast) techniques such as DIEP (Deep Inferior Epigastrice artery Perforator) flaps as well as tissue expander / implant techniques, depending on each individual patient’s needs.
  • Microvascular free tissue transfer “Free Flaps” as well as a wide variety of local and regional flaps for improved functional and cosmetic outcomes in cancer and trauma patients
  • Skin cancer management and reconstruction
  • Restoration or improvement of form and function for cancer, trauma, and congenital abnormalities. The head & neck / plastic & reconstruction surgeons at ECMC are committed to offering world-class compassionate care from initial consultation through post-operative follow-up. They are sensitive to the emotional toll of cancer and traumatic defects and work to promote the restoration of form and function.

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To schedule an appointment, call: 716-898-3073

Administrative Offices: 716-898-3698

462 Grider Street
Buffalo, New York 14215
General Phone Number: 716-898-3000