Stanley Pietrak, MD - President


We welcome Dr. Stanley Pietrak as President of the Society.  

Dr. Pietrak is a Board Certified General Surgeon and is in private practice at Gastronenterology Associates, LLPlocated in Williamsville, NY.

Dr. Pietrak is a board-certified physician who received his Doctorate in Medicine from the Albany Medical College. He completed his Internship, Residency and Fellowship in Internal Medicine at the State University of New York atBuffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Studies. 

As the newly elected President of the Erie County Medical Society, Dr. Eckhert is looking for your feedback, suggestions and comments.  Please share your thoughts on the changes you would like to see happen in medicine and how the Society can assist you in day-to-day challenges and operations, both professional and personally.

In order to help, Dr. Pietrak needs to hear from you.  Feel free to email him at: President@wnydocs.org. This email will bring your questions, concerns and comments directly to his attention.

Officers 2020-2021



Robert Armstrong, M.D.

General Surgery

Surgical Associates of WNY

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Vice President

Chair, Health Law

Rose Berkun, M.D.   Anesthesiology

Northeast Ambulatory Anesthesia

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John Fudyma, M.D.

Internal Medicine

Latus Medical Care

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Immediate Past President

 Kenneth H. Eckhert III, M.D.

General Surgery

Surgical Associates of WNY

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Executive Board 2020-2021

Chair, Ethics

Michael Licata, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

Southtowns Radiology Associates

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Chair, Practice Management

Gordon P. Tussing Jr., D.O. 

Internal Medicine 

Private Practice 

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Councilor, 8th District Branch MSSNY; Chair, Legislative Affairs

Mark Jajkowski, M.D.Thoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates

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Chair, Public Health
Gale Burstein, M.D., M.P.H.

Erie County Health Commissioner

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Chair, Medical Services

Todd Demmy, M.D.

Thoracic Surgery
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Chair, Delegates to MSSNY

Past President 

Raymond V. Paolini Jr., M.D. 


Ear, Nose & Throat Care of WNY 

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Chair, New Physician Practice

Iris R. Danziger, M.D.


Southgate Amherst ENT  

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Chair-Elect, Delegates to MSSNY

Past President 

Ernesto Diaz-Ordaz, M.D. 


Buffalo General Medical Center

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