Dr. Laura Ford-Mukkamala Joins Great Lakes Cardiovascular


Laura Ford-Mukkamala, D.O., cardiologist, has joined Great Lakes Cardiovascular, working out of Buffalo General Medical Center, as well as her offices in Orchard Park and Williamsville offices.

Dr. Ford-Mukkamala received her degree in osteopathic medicine from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is board certified in Cardiovascular Diseases, Echo and Nuclear Cardiology and holds a Fellowship from the University of Connecticut Hartford Hospital. Dr. Ford-Mukkamala has practiced in our region for the past five years, focusing onon adult congenital heart disease and heart disease in women.

“I am thrilled to be joining Great Lakes Cardiovascular”, Dr. Ford-Mukkamala said. “My practice is all about the prevention of heart disease, and ensuring the highest quality care for my patients. Working for Great Lakes Cardiovascular will allow me to continue to provide outpatient services to my patients in the Buffalo and surrounding area, as well as work collaboratively with my colleagues.”

“Great Lakes Cardiovascular is very pleased to add Dr. Laura Ford to the practice,” says Vijay Iyer, M.D., Medical Director of Great Lakes Cardiovascular (GLC), which is part of General Physician, PC and the Kaleida Health System.

“Dr. Ford is an exemplary non-invasive cardiologist with special interest in adult patients with congenital heart disease. She has special expertise in non-invasive imaging, including transthoracic, transesophageal echocardiography and nuclear imaging. In addition to her technical expertise, she focused on empathic care, and typifies the values of patient-centered excellence that makes GLC unique.”

“We are excited and honored to have Dr. Ford-Mukkamala join our cardiology practice,” says Darryl Ernst, President of General Physician, PC. Ernst says, “Our community, and Dr. Ford-Mukkamala’s patients have benefited greatly from her expertise, passion, and commitment to the prevention of heart disease, and identification and management of individuals with congenital heart deficits.”

In addition to hospital-based cardiology services within the Kaleida Health system, Dr. Ford-Mukkamala will see patients in Orchard Park and Williamsville, providing high-quality care to individuals in the southtowns, northtowns and Buffalo.”

Her offices are at Buffalo General Medical Center, 100 High Street B2, Buffalo, NY 14203; 5959 Big Tree Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127; and 705 Maple Road, Williamsville, NY 14221. She is currently accepting patients. To make an appointment, call 716-710-8266 or visit www.gppconline.com.

General Physician, P.C. is an integrated network of the area’s top practitioners, dedicated to provide patients with the highest level of coordinated care across a wide range of modalities in medicine. The group includes general family practices, cardiology and cancer Care, orthopedics, and women’s health.