David I. Kurss, MD, FACOG, NCMP
Dr. David Kurss is a nationally recognized, board-certified, Obstetrician-Gynecologist. He received his MD, with honors, in 1982, from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine. Dr. Kurss completed his Residency in 1986, at the SUNY at Buffalo affiliated Obstetrics and Gynecology Program where he received an award for delivering outstanding care. Dr. Kurss became a Diplomate in the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1991. He became a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 1993. Dr. Kurss also achieved recognition as a Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner by the North American Menopause Society.
In 1993, Dr. Kurss founded the Women’s Wellness Center of Western New York and Suburban Obstetrics and Gynecology, the area’s first physician-associated wellness center. Here, Dr. Kurss offers a myriad of health promoting programs to his female patients and to their families.
Dr. Kurss was the first in WNY to perform in-office gynecological procedures such as Endometrial Ablation – to address heavy menses, and Essure – for permanent birth control. This offers patients an effective treatment without the need for a hospital stay.
As a Clinical Assistant Professor at the SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, Dr. Kurss instructs physicians in training – both in the hospital and at the University. In addition to frequently speaking to community groups and serving as a guest media commentator, Dr. Kurss is a highly sought after Keynote Lecturer to professional audiences throughout the United States.
Dr. Kurss has been recognized as one of America’s Top Doctors (Castle Connelly/US News and World Report) for nine consecutive years, received the regional HealthTap award, (2013 Top Doctor), and was cited by Business First WNY as a Health Care Innovator. He was also elected as a life-long member of Cambridge Who’s Who.
Dr. Kurss was past President of the Buffalo Gynecology and Obstetrics Society. He presently represents his Obstetric and Gynecology colleagues as a member of the Physician Advisory Board of p2 Collaborative, where he advocates for improved health care for the women of Western New York.