Ophthalmology jobs in Buffalo typically have as a stipulation Ophthalmology board certification (or eligibility) and an active New York medical license. Doing an Ophthalmology residency or fellowship in New York is beneficial because it implies the physician is aware of NY licensure requirements.
Ophthalmology salaries for the east region of the U.S., including Buffalo, NY, average around $285,866. By comparison the U.S. average Ophthalmology salary is $325,384, meaning Ophthalmology jobs in Buffalo pay about 87.9% 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 Ophthalmology practices is not yet obvious.