Two local physicians named America’s Top Doctors

JAMESTOWN – Two physicians on the medical staff at WCA Hospital were chosen as one of “America’s Top Doctors” in Western New York by Buffalo Spree Magazine.

Selected were Frank Arnal, MD, FCCP, board certified in pulmonology, sleep medicine and critical care, Medical Director of the nationally accredited WCA Sleep Center; and James Cirbus, MD, FACC, board certified cardiologist, on the medical staff at WCA and Medical Director of the WCA Heart Center. Drs. Arnal and Cirbus are physician members of Jamestown Area Medical Associates, 15 S. Main St., Jamestown.

“We congratulate these exceptional physicians for their special recognition,” said Betsy Wright, WCA Hospital President/CEO. “WCA has a rich history of serving our community’s health care needs and we are very fortunate to have this caliber of highly-skilled, compassionate and dedicated physicians on our hospital’s medical staff.”

A native of New York City, Dr. Arnal received his medical degree from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City,. He completed a residency in internal medicine from Tufts University, Baystate Medical Center, in Springfield, Mass., and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine from Brown University in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, R.I. Arnal is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Dr. Arnal recently earned his Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sleep Medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine.

James Cirbus, M.D., a native of Buffalo, New York, received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in New York. He completed his residency in medicine from the State University of New York at Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals Program, and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Cirbus completed a Post-doctoral fellow in Cardiology from the State University of New York at Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals Program.

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