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Dr. Peter Gambacorta Appointed Medical Director, Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine | Business

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Dr. Peter Gambacorta Appointed Medical Director, Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine
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Peter L. Gambacorta, D.O., has been appointed Medical Director, Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

A native of Western New York, Dr. Gambacorta graduated cum laude from SUNY at Buffalo, during which he received a Bachelor of Arts degree. He subsequently earned his Master of Science degree at Roswell Park Cancer Institute from SUNY at Buffalo. Dr. Gambacorta earned his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and his internship and orthopedic surgery residency training at South Pointe Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Healthcare System.

Dr. Gambacorta completed an ACGME accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital Boston through Harvard Medical School. There he treated all sports related injuries in patients from pediatric to adult with extensive practice in advanced surgical techniques in hip arthroscopy, a minimally invasive approach to treat a number of painful problems including tears of the labrum, cartilage damage, loose bodies, and femoral acetabular impingement (FAI).

He is a member of several organizations, including the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, and the American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics. He has also authored book chapters and peer reviewed publications.

Although his practice encompasses many areas of general orthopedics, Dr. Gambacorta’s specialty is in the care and treatment of sports related injuries of the pediatric, adolescent and young adult athlete with expertise in advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques of the hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle.

To schedule an appointment or to contact Dr. Gambacorta at Women & Children’s Hospital, please call (716) 878- 7563.

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