Dr. John Pollina MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. John Pollina is a neurosurgeon in Amherst, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Erie County Medical Center and KALEIDA Health. He received his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Pollina accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Erie County Medical Center and one of 5 at KALEIDA Health who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Erie County Medical Center

Mercy Hospital

Sisters of Charity Hospital of Buffalo
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

St. Joseph's Hospital

Millard Fillmore Suburban - Kaleida Health

KALEIDA Health

Education & Medical Training

University At Buffalo
Residency, General Surgery, 1994–1995

University At Buffalo
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1996–2001

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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