Michael R. Ferrick, MD

Michael R. Ferrick, MD

Present Position

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics
School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
State University of New York at Buffalo

Director of the Limb Deficiency Clinic
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo


Pediatric Orthopaedics, Scoliosis & Sports Medicine

University of Michigan Medical School, M.D., 1992
University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Science, 1987

Hospital Training
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
1993-1997 State University of New York at Buffalo
Department of Orthopaedics

Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis Surgery Fellowship
2001-2002 Texas Scottish Rite

Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners

New York, Texas

Hohman DW, Ferrick MR, Qvick LM.
"Brace Treatment Resulting in Over-Correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis"
Orthopedics. 2012; 7;35(3):e457-9

Doak J, Ferrick M.
"Nonoperative Management of Pediatric Grade 1 Open Fractures with less than a 24-hour Admission"
J Ped Orthop. 2009; 29(1):49-51

Ferrick MR, Birch JG, and Albright M.
"Correction of Non-Blount’s Angular Knee Deformity by Permanent Hemiepiphyseodesis"
J Ped Orthop. 2004; 24(4):397-402

Ferrick M and Armstrong DG.
"Pediatric Hip Disorders"
Current Opin Orthop. 2003; 14:370-374

Loder RT, Gullahorn LJ, Yian EH, Ferrick MR, Raskas DS, and Greenfield MLVH.
"Factors Predictive of Immobilization Complications in Pediatric Polytrauma"
J Orthop Trauma. 2001;15(5):338-341

Ferrick MR.
"Coracoid Impingement"
Am J Sports Med. 2000;28(1):117-119

Ferrick MR and Marzo JM.
"Suprascapular Entrapment Neuropathy and Ganglion Cysts about the Shoulder"
Orthopedics. 1999;22(4):430-437

Ferrick MR and Marzo JM.
"Ganglion Cyst of the Shoulder Associated with a Glenoid Labral Tear and Symptomatic Glenohumeral Instability"
Am J Sports Med. 1997;25(5):717-719

Ferrick MR, Kowalski JM, and Simmons ED.
"Reliability of Roentgenogram Evaluation of Pedicle Screw Position"
Spine. 1997;22(11):1249-1253

Ni M, Yamaki K, Kikuchi T, Ferrick MR, Shinohara T, Nussenblatt RB, and Chan CC.
"Developmental Expression of S-antigen in Fetal Human and Rat Eye"
Curr Eye Res. 1992;11(3):219-229

Ferrick MR, Thurau SR, Oppenheim MH, Herbort CP, Ni M, Zachariae COC, Matsushima K, and Chan CC.
"Ocular Inflammation stimulated by Intravitreal Interleukin-8 and Interleukin-1"
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1991;32(4):96-101

Chan CC, Ni M, Miele L, Cordella-Miele E, Ferrick MR, Mukherjee AB, and Nussenblatt RB.
"Effects of Antiflammins on Endotoxin Induced Uveitis"
Arch Ophthalmol. 1991;109:278-281

Ferrick MR, Thurau SR, Oppenheim MH, Herbort CP, Ni M, Zachariae COC, Matsushima K, and Chan CC.
"Comparison of Ocular Inflammation stimulated by Intravitreal Injection of Interleukin-8 and Interleukin-1 in Lewis and Fischer 344 rats"
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1990;31(4):515 (Annual Meeting Abstract Issue)

Ferrick MR, Oppenheim MH, Thurau SR, Herbort CP, Zachariae COC, Chan CC, and Matsushima K.
"Ocular Inflammation stimulated by Intravitreal Injection of Interleukin-8"
In Ocular Immunology Today, Usui M, Ohno S, and Aoki K, editors
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Elsevier Science Publishers, 1990

1997 - Peter Casagrande Memorial Award (Orthopaedic Residency)
1996 - Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship
1992 - Alpha Omega Alpha
1990 - 5th International Symposium, Immunology & Immunopathology of the Eye (Scholarship)
1987 - Phi Beta Kappa
1987 - Summa Cum Laude

Current Professional Activities/Committees
Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Phi Rho Sigma Medical Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Erie County and New York State Medical Society
Medical Advisory Committee, Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, New York 14222
(716) 204-3251

University Orthopaedic Center - North
4949 Harlem Road
Amherst, New York 14226
(716) 204-3251


This physician has privileges at the following hospitals:
Catholic Health (Sisters Hospital)
Kaleida Health

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Independent Health
Martins Point
No Fault
North American Administrators
Raildroad Medicare
United Healthcare
Univera Healthcare
Workers Comp