General Surgery jobs in Buffalo typically have as a stipulation General Surgery board certification (or eligibility) and an active New York medical license. Doing a General Surgery residency or fellowship in New York is beneficial because it implies the physician is aware of NY licensure requirements.
General Surgery salaries for the east region of the U.S., including Buffalo, NY, average around $316,380. By comparison the U.S. average General Surgery salary is $340,000, meaning General Surgery jobs in Buffalo pay about 93.1% of the national average.
Thanks to unusual insurance and liability laws of New York, care should be taken to address issues like insurance premiums.
More generally, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for General Surgery practices is not yet obvious.