One Stop for All Your Occupational & Travel Health Needs

Check out our "Tip of the Month" below!

Our office is conveniently located at 

462 Grider Street
Buffalo NY 14215
Within Erie County Medical Center, 
adjacent to Trauma 1 Emergency Department

Telephone: 716-898-4153

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Great Lakes Physician Services was formerly known as University Occupational Health. Our name was changed as of January 2011.  Great Lakes Physician Services continues to offer all the same occupational health services as the former "University Occupational Health" and MORE.   David P. Hughes MD, continues to be the Medical Director of our occupational health practice. 

Meet the team!

David P Hughes, MD, MPH, FACEP - Dr. Hughes is the medical director of Great Lakes Physician Services and has practiced Occupational and Travel medicine for 14 years. Dr. Hughes holds a Masters Degree in Public & Occupational Health.

Deborah Szetela, Physician Assistant - Ms. Szetela has practiced Occupational Medicine for 10 years. 

Nicole Baumler, Physician Assistant - Ms. Baumler recently joined GLPS in January 2015. Prior to that she worked as an administrative assistant with the practice for over 8 years. 


More information about the team to follow.........

 GLPS "Tip of the Month"

Cross train team members who are in repetitive types of positions 

causing excessive periods of the same 

repetitive tasks to be minimized or eliminated.