Sports Medicine jobs in Buffalo typically have as a stipulation Sports Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and an active New York medical license. Doing a Sports Medicine residency or fellowship in New York is beneficial because it implies the physician is aware of NY licensure requirements.
Sports Medicine salaries for the east region of the U.S., including Buffalo, NY, average around $0. By comparison the U.S. average Sports Medicine salary is $214,249, meaning Sports Medicine jobs in Buffalo pay about % 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 Sports Medicine practices is not yet obvious.