Local physician named fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine

G. Jay Bishop, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.S.V.M., R.P.V.I. of Medicor Associates of Chautauqua was recently named Fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine. Doctor Bishop was nominated to Fellow status after demonstrating his meritorious work in the field of Vascular Medicine and was conferred at the discretion of the Society for Vascular Medicine President and the Credentials Committee.

Doctor Bishop is certified by the American Board of Vascular Medicine. He has successfully completed accredited courses of education and training in Vascular Medicine and has an active Vascular Medicine Practice. Doctor Bishop has lectured extensively across the country for a multitude of Vascular Medicine topics. Recent lecture topics have included Medical Management of the Vascular Patient, The Emerging Field of Vascular Medicine, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Risk Factors for PAD, Unusual Vascular Disorders and New and Unique Anticoagulants.

Vascular Medicine specialists evaluate and treat patients with disorders relating to the arteries, veins, and the lymphatic systems. Common vascular disorders include blood clots, aneurysms, peripheral arterial disease, carotid artery disease, renal artery disease, blood clotting disorders, and preparation of the patient for vascular surgery and vascular interventions.

Doctor Bishop also holds the Registered Physician of Vascular Interpretation Credential from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography since 2009. He is the only physician in Western New York to hold both credentials. He also serves as the Medical Director for the Vascular Lab at Hamot Medical Park Diagnostic Center in Fredonia.

Doctor Bishop is also certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He practices in conjunction with Medicor Associates of Chautauqua and is Co-Director of the Community Academic Practice Site for the University of Buffalo School of Medicine at his office location on 12 Center St. in Fredonia, New York. He holds numerous honors and awards including the Robert S. Bergson Award in Medicine for Outstanding Physician Faculty Member, Best Doctors in America listing from 2001 to 2010, and has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians since 1996. Doctor Bishop serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine for the State University of New York at Buffalo and is presently on the active Medical Staff at Brooks Memorial Hospital and has served on numerous Medical Staff Committees. Doctor Bishop is also on the Board of the Lake Erie Regional Health System of New York, The Chautauqua Plan and the Hospice of Chautauqua County. He is a Medical Director for the Integrated Delivery System of the Chautauqua County Health Network. Professional memberships include the Society for Vascular Medicine, the Society for Vascular Ultrasound, the Chautauqua County Medical Society and the American College of Physicians Executives.

Vascular Medicine consultations are available upon physician referral at 12 Center St. in Fredonia at (716)679-2233.