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Our Fellows

Andrew LongFourth Year Fellow

Andrew Long, M.D.
Combined Pediatric Rheumatology and Rheumatology

Drew earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, VA where he earned his MD. His med-peds residency was completed at Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME. He is currently completing a combined fellowship in adult and pediatric rheumatology.

Sarah BalutaSecond Year Fellow

Sarah Baluta, M.D.
Sarah grew up in Syracuse, NY. She completed medical school at St. George’s University school of medicine in Grenada, and recently finished her pediatric residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. Hobbies include going to local restaurants, running, playing soccer and cooking. Her research interests are wellness and how to improve quality of life in patients with chronic illnesses as well as educating them on strategies. Sarah is looking to complete a masters in education and become USSONAR certified during her fellowship.

Incoming Fellow 2023 - 2024

Chrisana Pokorny, M.D.
Residency: University at Buffalo Med-Peds
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine

Recent Graduate

LiebermanAlicia Lieberman, M.D., M.S.
Combined Pediatric and Adult Rheumatology Graduate

Adult and Pediatric Clinical Rheumatologist
Buffalo Rheumatology and Medicine, PLLC
Kenmore Mercy Hospital / Catholic Health System