Richard A. Carlson, JR., M.D.

1491 Sheridan Drive | Tonawanda, NY 14217

1801 Grand Island Blvd., Suite 3 | Grand Island, NY 14072

Phone: 716-332-4476 | Fax: 716-447-1286

rcarlsonDr. Richard Carlson is Board Certified in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, and is a diplomat from the National Board of Medical Examiners.  A fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Geriatric Society, Dr. Carlson has been practicing medicine for twenty-five years.   After receiving his M.D. from Creighton University School of Medicine in Nebraska, Dr. Carlson completed a residency and internship in the Phoenix V.A. Medical Residency Program. Immediately following, Dr. Carlson worked as a staff physician at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center, where he was awarded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service Certificate for excellence in implementing programs to encourage wellness and prevent disease. He also received the Indian Health Service Certificate for outstanding contributions in quality assurance and providing medical care to the Native American elders.  After Arizona, Dr. Carlson practiced in Malawi, East Africa before settling in Buffalo, where he has been serving the community for the last twenty years.

As co-founder of the Sheridan Medical Group, Dr. Carlson strives to exemplify healthy living and promote wellness to all his patients.

 

Current & Recent Appointments

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine

Mentor, School of Pharmacy, State University of New York at Buffalo  (2001-present)

Mentor, Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track Program
Health Care Plan (1993-2000)

Master Clinical Teaching Fellowship, Primary Care Resource Center
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
State University of New York at Buffalo (1996)

Current Memberships

American College of Physicians, fellow

American Geriatrics Society, member


 

Our Vision

To be the model primary care medical group providing individualized care for every patient.

Our Mission/Purpose

To be an innovative, comprehensive primary care team, that partners with patients to prevent disease and achieve health goals in order to Get Well, Be Well and Stay Well.