3921 Sheridan Drive Amherst, NY 14226
(716) 250-6520

James A. Slough, MD

James A. Slough, MD


Current Positions & Affiliations

Partner - Excelsior Orthopaedics
Team Physician and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Buffalo Bison AAA Baseball Team
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Councilors
Board of Directors, New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
President Clinical Orthopaedic Society
2013 Annual Program Chair Clinical Orthopaedic Society
Board of Directors, Catholic Medical Partners
Contract Committee member, Catholic Medical Partners
Clinical Instructor PA Program, D’Youville College/Daemen College
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Surgery, NY College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute of Technology
Board of Directors Catholic Medical Partners Accountable Care Organization
Guide to America's Top Orthopaedist - 2014 Edition

Former Positions

Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps Orthopedic Surgeon, United States Naval Reserve
Clinical Instructor, Orthopedic Department, Medical University of South Carolina
2013 Annual Program Chair Clinical Orthopaedic Society
Resident Education Coordinator, Orthopedic Department, Naval Hospital, Charleston, SC
Team Physician, Buffalo Stampede Roller Hockey Team
Team Physician, Buffalo Blizzard NPSL Soccer Team
Orthopedic Surgeon, Medical Staff, World University Games, Buffalo, NY
Medical Director, Ford Buffalo Marathon
Co-Director, AthletiCare Sports Medicine Clinic, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, NY
Team Physician, Buffalo Wings Roller Hockey Club
Past President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Western New York Orthopedic Society
Youth Group Coordinator 5th – 8th Grade, Christ The King School 1999-2001
Sisters Hospital - Former Chief of Orthopedic Surgery: 2001-November 2004
Excelsior Orthopaedics - President – Board of Directors 2002 – 2009
Buffalo Surgery Center - President – Board of Directors 2000- 2008
Medical Director, Buffalo Surgery Center 1998-2010


Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Clinical Orthopaedic Society
New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Society
Erie County Medical Society
American Medical Flyfishing Association

Dr. Slough is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and completed a general surgical internship at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia and orthopaedic training at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. After serving three years of active duty in the United States Navy, Dr. Slough went into private practice in the Buffalo area in 1992. Dr. Slough specializes in knee, shoulder, hip, foot, and ankle injuries with an emphasis on minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures. His area of specialization is sports medicine, arthroscopic procedures and general orthopaedics.