Dr. Robert J Smolinski MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Robert Smolinski is an orthopedic surgeon in Buffalo, New York. He 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 31 years. Dr. Smolinski accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at Erie County Medical Center and one of 12 at KALEIDA Health who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Erie County Medical Center


Millard Fillmore Suburban - Kaleida Health

Education & Medical Training

Kaleida Health System - M Fillmore
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1984

Suny Buffalo Affil Hospitals
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1984 - 1988

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

MD State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Current trends in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Duquin, T.R., Wind, W.M., Fineberg, M.S., Smolinski, R.J., Buyea, C.M.

Reliability of common knee injection sites with low-volume injections.
Wind, W.M., Smolinski, R.J.

Implementation of the Ottawa ankle rule in a university sports medicine center.
Leddy, J.J., Kesari, A., Smolinski, R.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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