About Us

Dr. Richard Elman

Board Member

Dr. Elman serves as the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, which has the largest and busiest Emergency Department in the Catholic Health system in Western New York.

He brings a wealth of clinical and administrative experience to his leadership role. An Emergency Medicine practitioner for over 25 years, he is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. For the two years prior to joining Buffalo Emergency Associates, he served as the Director of the Emergency Department and also as Chief of Staff at Lockport Memorial Hospital.

Prior appointments include the Chairmanship of Ambulatory Care and Emergency Medicine Services at both Sisters and St. Joseph Hospital in Buffalo.

Dr. Elman also holds an appointment as an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine, and he currently serves on the Board of Governors at Lockport Memorial Hospital.